If your workout routine includes the outdoors, the winter season can sometimes lead to a fitness plateau. But armed with the right gear, you can brave even the chilliest of temps and stay on track. Check out a few of our local favorites that will keep you warm and toasty.
Carrollton LS Hood—Lightweight, anti-odor, moisture-wicking, fitted, breathable—enough said. This shirt will keep you comfortable while you conquer your fitness goals (and you’ll look good doing it). Made with bamboo and other sustainable materials, this shirt is 1000% more likeable.
Ahnu North Peak eVent Hiking Boots—Not only are these boots nice to look at, they are also optimal for tough terrains, rainy weather, and long hikes. They boast waterproof technology, breathability, long-lasting support, and great traction. Hit the trails with these bad boys!
Women’s PhD® Run Cold Weather Mid Crew Socks—Don’t skimp on quality socks. These are designed specifically for runners, providing moisture management, impact protection, and maximum comfort and durability for those cold weather runs.
These items are available at Riverside Runners.
2480 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg. www.riversiderunners.com.
Dirtpaw Glove—High-performance and stylish biking gloves, at an affordable price. These offer maximum stretch for mobility, padding for protection, silicone print for grip, and touch screen compatibility. Take these out on your next trail riding adventure!
Bontrager Vella Thermal Long Sleeve Women’s Cycling Jersey—Enjoy chilly rides in this comfortable, heat-trapping jersey. Designed with three back pockets for all of your essentials and reflective elements to maximize your safety, this thermal shirt is a must on your fall/winter wish list.
Bontrager Starvos S1 Softshell Convertible Cycling Jacket—When the weather is indecisive, this jacket is the prime choice! Its softshell fabric provides extra warmth and protection when the mercury drops. On warmer days, zip off the sleeves and it converts into a vest. Bonus: three back storage pockets and reflective material for maximum safety.
These items are available at Bikes Unlimited.
1312 Jefferson St., Lynchburg. www.bikesunlimited.com.
Hydro Flask 32 oz. Bottle—Be “Colder, Hotter, Longer, Happier” with your favorite adventure tumbler. Enjoy your day knowing that the double wall vacuum insulation will keep your drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12 hours.
Outdoor Research Woolly Sensor Liners—Keep your fingers warm with these 100% Merino wool gloves—use them when you are running, biking or even as a liner under your ski gloves. It gets better; these have touchscreen fleece on the thumb and forefinger!
Outdoor Research Wind Pro Hat—Perfect for those chilly outdoor activities, this hat will keep your head warm with a double layer of fabric around your ears as well as a water-repellent and wind-resistant exterior. The inside is a super comfortable soft fleece.
These items are available at Outdoor Trails.
4925 Boonsboro Rd, Lynchburg. www.outdoortrails.com.