A Guide to Home Exercise Equipment and Winter Workout Gear
As the temperature outside gets colder and the rain turns to snow, most people head indoors to keep up with their exercise routine. What easier way to stay fit all year long than to build an awesome home gym? Options for home exercise equipment may seem limitless. Take a look at our Buyer's Guide to find out what type of exerciser you are, and what type of fitness equipment best fits you and your style.
At Life Fitness, we (of course) love running on treadmills, but sometimes braving the elements is worth it for a little fresh air and sunshine. With the right layers and accessories, there is nothing keeping you from sticking to your outdoor exercise, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.
Your base layer needs to keep you warm but also wick away sweat to prevent you from getting cold later.
Try this Nike long sleeve tee:
These North Face running tights are made for temperatures below 25 degrees:
In the winter, it’s important to wear shoes that have as little mesh as possible or are built for all weather conditions.
Try the Brooks Adrenaline, which is ready to handle any type of weather:
Hats, ear bands and gloves protect frequently exposed skin areas from the elements. Try accessories made of fleece or wool to stay warm and comfortable.
Asics Thermopolis gloves also allow you to wipe your forehead and nose with ease:
And don’t forget the water! Grab yourself a lightweight Fuel Belt to stay hydrated in brisk temperatures.