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2020 Winter Buyers Guide

The Best Women's Winter Workout Gear of 2020

Don’t let chilly weather keep you on the couch

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Popia Pow Hat ($60)

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Designed in Vermont, this double-layered merino-wool hat is built for the cold. And unlike so many other stylish toques, it’ll even cover big hair.

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Hoka One One Rincon Running Shoes ($115)

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At 6.3 ounces, the Rincon feels swift. It’s also refreshingly stable, despite the soft midsole foam. The mesh upper isn’t waterproof, but you get breathability in return.

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Daehlie Winter Run Jacket ($150)

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This jacket shines in nasty weather, whether you’re riding into a headwind or skate skiing in a blizzard. Credit the aerogel up front and venting holes in back. 

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Nathan VaporHowe Insulated Vest ($200)

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Water stays cold, not frozen, in the insulated Hydrapak bladder, which is hourglass shaped for a snug, slosh-free fit.

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Under Armour Intelliknit Sweater ($100)

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The Intelliknit is made from a Japanese yarn that helps retain body heat and dissipate sweat. We took it on a run, then went for coffee without having to apologize for our wardrobe.

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Patagonia Black Hole 40 Duffel ($129)

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Patagonia made its iconic gear hauler even better by using recycled material for the lining, webbing, and 900-denier fabric. It’s as indestructible as ever.

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Hydro Flask 12-ounce Coffee Mug ($30)

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Morning exercisers, rejoice: Hydro Flask’s reliable double-wall insulation comes in classic coffee-mug form, so you can caffeinate in kitchen-table-style comfort at the gym. There’s even a lid.

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Mountain Hardwear Frostzone Tights ($100)

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With warm fleece, a wide waistband that doesn’t pinch, and a fit somewhere between sweatpants and tights, the Frostzone is ideal for snowshoeing and running.

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Bob’s Red Mill Bars ($23 for 12)

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These energy boosters are made with Bob’s famous oats. The peanut butter and coconut bar is just sweet enough, with nine grams of sugar and seven grams of protein.

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From Winter 2020 Buyer's Guide
Filed To: Women’sWeatherClothing and ApparelAccessories
Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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