Top 10 Cold Weather Workout Tops

10 Activewear Tops For All Your Winter Workout Activities

10 Activewear Tops For All Your Winter Workout Activities

The winter workout is a tricky beast: You want to get your sweat on outside, but the cold weather can be a deterrent. However, it doesn't have to be! We've got you covered with the ten best cold weather workout tops out there. Perfect as a base layer on which to build on, these effective tops are all super body conscious and feature lots of stretch and movement no matter what winter activity you are doing. Skiing, snowshoeing, climbing or running, even sledding... you still sweat a bunch when you work out in the cold, so you'll need a fast drying and moisture-wicking top to keep you warm and dry. That's where these must-have tops come in. It's always better to be outside, so skip the gym and test your fitness routine against the elements when you're suitably outfitted with one of these 10 best cold-weather workout tops. Opening image: lululemon.com

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November 6, 2018

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Starter Long Sleeve Half-Zip Top
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Starter Long Sleeve Half-Zip Top

LOVED FOR: The fabric is super soft, the silhouette isn't at all constricting, and the price couldn't be better.

FUN FACT: This design is part of Starter's Amazon-exclusive Starter Kit.

Athleta Limitless Top

LOVED FOR: This workout top also doubles as a versatile layering piece.

HELPFUL TIP: This top is available in regular, tall, petite, and plus—meaning there's a size for every shape.

Lululemon Rest Less Pullover

LOVED FOR: A feminine design in the prettiest colors 

HELPFUL TIP: Some say this top runs small, so consider sizing up.

IcyZone 1/2 Zip Track Jacket

LOVED FOR: This jacket comes in 10 prints, from easy neutrals to personality-filled patterns.

HELPFUL TIP: Make sure to order one size up.

CRZ Yoga Long Sleeve Workout T-Shirt

LOVED FOR: This shirt is the perfect budget-friendly dupe for Lululemon's Swiftly Tech long sleeve top.

BEST FOR: Runners will love this shirt's compression and seamless construction.

Under Armour Tech 1/2 Zip

LOVED FOR: Sweat as much as you want without worrying thanks to this shirt's quick-drying, ultra-soft, anti-odor technology.

HELPFUL TIP: Choose from 20 different colors, from playful pinks to effortless neutrals.

Gap Funnel-Neck Sweater-Knit Performance Pullover

BEST FOR: Going from yoga to errands to lunch with your girlfriends

USERS SAID: "Super soft and very stretchy, can size up or down depending on the look you're going for. Highly recommend, very comfy and very light but does the job for warmth."

Athleta Foothill Long Sleeve

BEST FOR: The tee makes the perfect layer for outdoor activities.

LOVED FOR: A sporty yet subtly feminine design you can wear at home while working out and on the weekends

Athleta Speedlight Top

USERS SAID: "I love this basic top... The ruching on the sides is flattering. The overall length and sleeve length is a bit longer, which is great. The fabric is soft, comfortable, holds up well under multiple rounds of washing and is perfect for a workout or for everyday wear. Love, love, love!"

FUN FACT: This top comes with grips on the bottom hem that keeps it from riding up. Genius.

Under Armour ColdGear Authentic Mock

BEST FOR: Fall, winter, and even those slightly chilly spring days

HELPFUL TIP: Check out Under Armour's sizing guide—if you're between sizes, go up.

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