Working out in winter is tough. That Canberra wind is bone-chilling, and the air is bitterly cold. While it may be tempting to snuggle up inside under a cozy blanket and only emerge come spring, keeping up your fitness levels during the heart of winter will go a long way to boosting your mood and maintaining your summer physique. 

Half the battle, besides committing to wake up and workout, is being well equipped to handle the chilly weather. When you’re adequately dressed for the cold conditions, you’ll be motivated to hit the asphalt, build up a sweat, and complete a high class workout no matter what the temperature gauge reads.

Not sure what attire you need? These nine winter training essentials will provide you with the correct amount of warmth, movement and visibility during the dark wintry hours: