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Winter Fitness Essentials

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Don't let the descending temperatures throw you off your fitness routine. We've picked our five favorite winter fitness essentials to keep you warm and fit no matter how testy mother nature gets. Check out our list after the jump.



MOTOACTV is everything the new iPod Nano should be. It puts Apple's popular portable to shame with comprehensive training tools that can measure distance, speed, and calories burned while Bluetooth connectivity keeps you connected to your phone to view texts and incoming calls (Android-only). It also features GPS logging, sweat and rain resistance, and 8GBs of storage for all your favorite workout music. Motorola - $250

Mizuno BreatheThermo


Mizuno's BreatheThermo fabric is armor against the cold. The unique fabric activates when you start to sweat, which then creates a chemical exchange that turns your perspiration into heat. The exchange not only keeps your warm, but also wicks away moisture to keep you dry. And staying dry is invaluable when its frosty outside. Mizuno - $65-$125

SCOTT eRide IceRunner IM


SCOTT's eRide IceRunner is designed from the ground up to tackle the harsh conditions. The "IceTrek" sole is slip-resistant in varying types of conditions, but really shines on icier paths. SCOTT - $140

Sony XBA-65 Headphones


Sony offers great sound in a sleek pair of workout-friendly headphones with their new XBA-65. The washable headphones feature the company's Balanced Armature drivers for accurate reproduction which is also wrapped in a high sound transmission waterproof film to keep it safe from moisture while also not sacrificing sound quality. Sony - Price $TBD

North Face Animagi Hat


Listen to mom and throw on a hat when you head outside. The North Face's Animagi Hat keeps you warm with insulation panels that stretch to fit your head and DWR help keeps the water away. North Face - $35

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