Clothing To Stay Fit, Fashionable And Warm
Just because the weather outside has turned from sunny and warm to chilly and damp doesn’t mean you have to abandon your outdoor fitness routine. Here are some of our favorite fitness wear options for cold-weather workouts.
3 Keys to comfortable cold-weather workouts
Warm up before you work out
The key to comfortable cold-weather workouts is to stay warm. A good rule is to warm up your internal core temperature before you ever venture outside – which means doing your warm up indoors before you walk out the door.
Layer your clothing
The next crucial piece of the puzzle is to make sure you're dressed properly. Layering works wonders, because you can peel off clothing if necessary as you go through your exercise routine. A jacket easily ties around your waist and you can remove a hat or gloves if you get too toasty, then put them back on as you cool down at the end of your workout.
Choose the right outdoor fitness attire
When it comes to choosing the right clothing for your fall and winter outdoor activities, manufacturers have taken the guess work out of it with fabrics that insulate and breathe (how's that for an oxymoron?). Below is a rundown of what's new and notable in cold weather fitness attire. Get it and get moving.
The best fitness wear for cold-weather workouts
Don't bail on your fitness routine just because the weather has changed! By warming up first and dressing accordingly, you can get your exercise on, no matter what the meteorologist says is coming your way!
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