The Winter Edit
Training outdoors in the winter is a time when you’re going to require a solid amount of tech from you kit. The air temp might be chilly but once that BPM and body temperature starts to rise, you’re going to need ultra breathable, quick dry, sweat wicking wonders to help fend off the freeze and keep you cool and calm through your workout.
Clockwise from top left:
1. Lifa Merino Lightweight Half Zip Baselayer, £64, Helly Hansen at Wiggle.co.uk
Designed for outdoor training this lightweight naturally breathable 1/2 zip is crafted with Stay Warm technology intended to keep you cool when its warm and warm when it’s cool. Ideally for layering under a jacket on crisper colder days or wearing alone if you think you’ll pick up your pace nice & quickly
2. Pro Therma-FIT ADV, £72.95, Nike
Engineered for warmth these high waisted, compressive leggings are made from super techy heat regulating fabric will keep you feeling snug and supported through your workout.
3. Zeroweight Warm Hybrid Running Jacket £120, Odlo
Highly breathable, windproof and waterproof, the Hybrid running jacket is cut from seamless engineered jersey knit. It’s organic body-mapping technology offers unparalleled moisture management whilst allowing for full freedom of movement and in turn, top level comfort. All the wins.
4. Women’s Ultra Light T2 COOLMAX® Sport Low Socks £13.50, Bridgedale at Go Outdoors
Ventilated and cushioned, these socks are great all rounders … but it’s the Coolmax tech that is the real hero here, wicking sweat away from your feet and holding it in an outer layer, helping keeping them warm and dry. The savvy addition of a compressive ankle cuff to keep all the trail or road debris out of your sneaks is an extra we can all appreciate.
5. Terrex Primeblue Trail Headband £18, Adidas
Keeping you just the right side of warm this quick drying all-rounder of a headband has ethical prowess too. Made in part of ocean plastics, this will keep you focused on the road ahead, wicking the sweat from your brow whilst allowing maximum breathability to help regulate your body temp.
6. Windblock Gloves £23, Ronhill
Ronhills Windblock Gloves are waterproof and windproof to the back of the hand and thermal and lightweight to the palm … fast wicking and drying these also have smart tip fingers to work effortlessly with your phone, ideal for those #fitspo moment you just can’t let pass you by.