Equip: 12 Essential Items for Cold-Weather Workout Clothes, Week of November 1st


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When rain, snow and sleet blow in, you might be tempted to stay inside and lounge around. However, if your goal is to stay fit all year long, you’ll have to face the cold to work out eventually. Get your motivation back by stocking up on some of the greatest cold-weather workout clothes out there.

1. POC Essential Road Softshell Gloves 

If you’re an avid biker and don’t want to give up cycling in the winter, these softshell gloves will come in handy. With four-way stretch mesh fabric and a ventilated palm, these gloves are sure to keep you warm and dry during your longest rides. Silicone prints on the palm deliver exceptional grip and a terry cloth nose wipe make a pair of these well worth your money.

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2. Swiftwick Pursuit Four Ultralight Socks

Even cold weather runs can make your feet sweat, which is why a pair of ultralight socks is a must-have on both long and short jaunts through your neighborhood. Slip into a pair of natural merino wool socks to keep your feet dry, odorless and blister-free. 

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3. Salomon Speedcross 5 

Snow, rain and sludge can soak your shoes and render your woolen socks useless. Luckily, Salomon has your back with the grippy Speedcross 5. Chevron lugs improve traction on soft surfaces and a tight mesh prevents debris from infiltrating your shoes. Plus, stitch-free uppers provide a smooth, glove-like fit and feel to keep you warm and dry.

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4. Thermowarm Delta Peak Control Hoodie

Sometimes, all you need to keep warm is a lightweight jacket, and Reebok’s Thermowarm Delta Peak Control Hoodie is the perfect fit. This pullover is water-resistant and features multiple layers of fabric to provide lightweight warmth. 

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5. Gymshark Crest Joggers

Looking for lightweight pants to go with your new quarter-zip? Try on a pair of Gymshark’s Crest joggers. These slim-fit pants have ribbed ankle cuffs and an adjustable waistband so everything stays in place while you move. A super soft interior provides comfort and keeps you warm on short workouts in cold weather. 

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6. Asics Lite Show 2 Beanie

Protect your ears and noggin from icy winds in the Lite Show 2 beanie from Asics. This cold-weather hat is made of fleece to lock in warmth and block out the chill. It even features a reflective spiral logo to keep you safe if you’re working out on or near the road. 

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7. Saucony Windproof Boxer Brief

Keep your nether regions toasty in a pair of windproof boxer briefs. Yes, those are a real thing. This windproof underwear features a front panel and four-way stretch fabric to wick away sweat and keep you dry and comfortable. Flat seams and a double layer crotch gusset also work to reduce chafing so you can work out harder and longer. 

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8. Under Armour ColdGear Base 3.0 Leggings

If you’re heading out into extra chilly conditions, slip into a pair of ColdGear Base 3.0 leggings. These leggings are best for light workouts in extreme cold and their unique design locks in heat without adding bulk. In fact, the 3.0s are so thin, you can wear them under joggers so no one has to know you’re wearing tights. 

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9. The North Face Apex Bionic 2 Vest 

Fearlessly face icy blasts in the North Face Apex Bionic 2 vest. WindWall fabric features wind-resistant fleece to reduce the effects of windchill drastically. Meanwhile, an elastane softshell with a durable water-repellent finish keeps you warm and dry. 

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10. Nike Long Sleeve Training T-Shirt

Stay comfortable during intense workouts in Nike’s Dri-FIT shirt. This long-sleeve T is 100% polyester so you can wear it as a base layer to wick away sweat. The standard fit has a relaxed, easy feel to provide a full range of motion. 

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11. HotHands Hand Warmers

If regular old gloves don’t keep your hands warm and you don’t want to upgrade to something more heavy duty, try HotHands’ hand warmers. These little guys warm up in 15 to 30 minutes and pack a powerful punch, keeping your fingers and palms toasty while you brace the cold. Simply shake to reheat and store in your pockets 

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12. Emergency Mylar Thermal Blankets

For men that enjoy working out in sub-zero temperatures, there’s the mylar thermal blanket. While running or biking in this blanket isn’t ideal, warming up in one after a sweaty session will certainly keep you warm. Their double-sided aluminized mylar retains up to 90% of your body heat, helping you ward off cold sweats and shivers. 

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Staying Fit With Cold-Weather Workout Clothes

When temperatures drop, layer on your cold-weather workout clothes and get moving. Exercise is, after all, one of the best ways to stay warm.

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