Winters are chilly and dark, not exactly the type of weather that makes you want to jump out of bed and workout. Boost your motivation to workout this winter with a few winter workout essentials. Sometimes all you need to get yourself going is the proper equipment.
Cold weather and tough winter workouts can leave you with tense muscles. Work out knots and sooth sore muscles with a few simple foam roller exercises.
Keep a rich moisturizer in your gym bag to add moisture back to skin after sweaty workouts and extra post workout showers.
Stock an all natural hand sanitizer in your gym bag to keep germs at bay. Totally necessary at the height of flu season.
Whether you brave the cold or take your winter workout inside, layers are essential. Plan a base layer, a long sleeve shirt, and a heavier outer layer based on your workout plan.
Merino wool is warm yet lets your skin breath, perfect for winter workouts.
Dehydration happens in the winter as well. Be sure to sip water before, during, and after your workout to stay hydrated.
Switch to ankle length leggings for winter workouts. Those extra few inches will make a world of difference on chilly mornings.
A warm hat will help keep you warm from head to toe.
Light weight and warm. The perfect outer layer to support an ideal temperature during winter workouts.
Perfect for when conditions don’t allow you to leave the house for your winter workout. You can get a full body workout at home with just a couple of kettlebells.