It never fails–every year, so-called “health nuts” can be seen running outside in shorts and a long-sleeved t-shirt throughout the dead of winter.

Working out is important, no doubt, but there is nothing unhealthier than training outside without the proper winter fitness accessories. Many fitness enthusiasts don’t realize that there are plenty of winter workout equivalents to help survive training during the frozen months of the year. So, we’ve compiled a list of survival essentials for the coldest of weather.

Nobis Meego VestThe Meego
Running or biking in a coat can be bulky and inconvenient. Nobis headwear and outerwear company offers a more functional solution. The Meego ( is a windproof and water repellent vest, made of Premium Canadian White Duck Down proven to with stand the elements.

Hi Head Music HatsHi-Head Music Hats
Most athletes would agree that working out comes much easier while listening to their favorite playlist. Hi-Head Music Hats ( are stylish and warm! Available in a variety of colors, each hat incorporates removable high performance speakers allowing users to listen to their favorite music.

Nobis BasiliaBasilia
Frostbite is one medical condition all athletes want to stay far away from. Occurring in exposed body parts furthest from the heart, like our hands, making sure they are covered while training outside is really important. Knit fingerless gloves like the Basilia ( from Nobis, have a zigzag knit texture providing warmth and flexibility, just incase you need to find a more inspiring song to help you finish your workout.

Finally, for those fitness enthusiasts who want to train, but prefer to skip the cold all together, the PAFERS XSPIN ( is the perfect device to revive in-home fitness machines. XSPIN, is the first cycling training sensor that uses the latest Bluetooth Smart technology to detect motion and real-time cadence/speed of pedaling on fitness machines, transmitting the data to compatible apps on iOS devices. Easily attached to an elliptical, bike with trainer, or stationary bike, training will continue just as if you were outdoors.

Brandon Wood

Born and raised in the great state of Virginia, Brandon is a former opera singer (true story) who’s had the outdoors flowing through his veins since day one. Brandon now lives in Colorado with his daughter Sydney (AKA, Baby Gearist).

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