Exercising outside is still your safest option. Here's what to wear to stay warm

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This winter will find a lot of us switching up our workout routines as gyms around the country shut down in response to a surge in coronavirus cases. Sure, exercising at home is always an option, but let’s be real: lifting weights — or worse, running on the treadmill — while streaming reality show reruns can drain your soul a little. If you have a fitness fiend in your life, do them a favor this holiday and gift them with some winter workout gear.

Spending time outside has a ton of benefits, including lifting your mood and reducing stress (which lord knows we’re feeling now more than ever). Your risk of COVID-19 infection is also lower outdoors.

Here are our picks for cold weather workout must-haves: