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How to Winterize Your Running Wardrobe

How to Winterize Your Running Wardrobe

When the temperature drops outside, you may be tempted to snuggle up by the fire with a good book. If you’re dressed correctly, venturing outside for a walk or run doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. From your head to your toes, our partner Fleet Feet shares five tips for winterizing your running wardrobe including a tip for staying safe by being seen.

Additional Gear Articles

Wearable Devices & Smartwatches

Fitness watches offer simple Bluetooth connectivity that makes syncing the device to your smartphone easy.

How to Recycle Your Old Running Shoes

What do you do with your trusty kicks once they’re worn out? Here are some tips from our partner Fleet Feet to recycle, donate and repurpose your old running shoes.

How to Make Your Running Shoes Last Longer

No matter what running shoes you buy they don’t last forever. However, making your running shoes last longer is simple with the proper care. Our partner Fleet Feet shares seven ways to help extend the life of your running shoes and keep your legs happy as you train.

Map Apps

RunGo

RunGo is the most popular running app for discovering the best routes in the world with turn-by-turn voice navigation. Build your own route, or select one of the over 600,000 routes or 1000s of verified routes, and follow a voice-guided tour.

MapMyRun

This site offers both free and fee-based membership and services. Users can map and log runs, but some of the other services on this website require a premium membership.

Pace Calculators

Active

Pace calculators are useful for both new runners and expert runners. Whether you’re running your first race, trying to PR, or going on a training run, knowing your pace can help you train and run better.

McMillan Running

Use their calculator to learn the best training plan and training paces for you.

Training Apps

Strava

Track your performance stats and analyze the data afterward. Connect with friends and share your adventures. Build your running community by joining the HMF Events club in Strava.

RunKeeper

This app features personalized plans to help keep you on track. The ASICS app provides audio that keeps you updated on your progress throughout your run. In-app challenges, exercise rewards and virtual running groups help you stay committed to your goal.

Couch to 5K Trainer

C25K is a great app for those who want to get into training fast. Designed to assist beginner runners, the app’s training program lasts eight weeks and includes a virtual coach who tells you when to walk and when to run.

Bird

Bird coaching offers virtual training programs for runners of all levels. Certified coaches provide support and motivation for runners whether they are just beginning or are seasoned veterans looking to improve their speed and endurance.