Active Gear Scout: Winter Must-Haves for Athletes
Kahtoola Micro Spikes
$65 1 of 14
Don't let snow or slippery cement keep you from running this winter. No special straps, no laces, no fuss—throw these on your favorite pair of shoes and hit the ground running. They fit over any shoe with ease and offer secure traction.
ASICS Thermopolis Line
Various Prices 2 of 14
Dress from head to toe with the Thermopolis Line. The Thermopolis LT 1/2 Zip has a media port in the kangaroo pocket and a secure pocket in the back for more valuables. You'll love how soft and breathable this top is, and the ability to regulate body temp as you heat up. Running in windy conditions? Run into the wind with the Thermo Windblocker jacket. It combines the comfort of the Thermopolis® with the protection of a woven fabric.
Saucony Guide 6 GorTex
$120 3 of 14
Whether you're running on rocky, snowy trails or sleet-covered pavement, this shoe will keep you training strong. You'll love this shoe because it's waterproof and keeps moisture out. No matter what the conditions are, your feet stay dry and comfortable, so you can focus on your run.
$50 to $80 4 of 14
From lightvests to waistpacks, shine a little light on your run routes with some GoMotion Gear. Each item comes with a 100-lumen LED, reflective trim and chafe guard straps.
Zensah Reflect Compression Leg Sleeve
$43 5 of 14
The Zensah Reflect Compression Leg Sleeve allows you to be seen in low-light conditions, making training at night safer. It also enhances blood circulation.
Mizuno Wave Creation 15
$160 6 of 14
Fly past others as you run stronger in the Mizuno Wave Creation 15. This is the ultimate blend of cushion and support in a neutral shoe. The Creation 15 offers a new U4iC, pronounced euphoric, midsole that is 30 percent lighter than the previous midsole. It delivers great shock attenuation and durability, and is incredibly light.
C9 By Champion Tech Touch Knit Gloves
$17 7 of 14
Stick to your routine even when temperatures drop. Available in Target stores and online, these comfortable gloves are prefect to wear on a run or on the go. Plus, the fingertips are designed for touch-screen use so you can shuffle songs on your iPod or smart phone without taking them off.
SkinFitUSA Basics Functional Beenie
$35 8 of 14
Keep your head and ears toasty warm during any activity this winter. Thin enough to be worn under a helmet and breathable to release heat, the Basics Functional Beenie is a must-have item for any athlete.
Moving Comfort Sprint Insulated Vest
$110 9 of 14
Stay warm with out all the bulky layers. This lightly-insulated vest will keep you warm and let you move with ease on your cold runs. It's form-fitting, and has zip hand pockets and reflective details on the back.
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Recovery is just as important as a warm up. Make sure to give your body some TLC after your workout to maximize your performance.
Sheex Performance Fleece
Various Prices 11 of 14
After a long run you need to let your body rest. What better way to catch some zzz's than with Sheex Performance Fleece bedding? You'll fall fast asleep once you crawl under these sheets and dream about setting a PR.
SKLZ Kool 'N Fit
$9.99 12 of 14
After a hard workout your muscles can tense up, especially in the cold weather. For a faster recovery, spray a little Kool 'N Fit to get the blood flowing and release tension. It's a quick-drying, hypo-allergenic, non-greasy and non-staining formula for athletes to achieve maximum performance.
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