I overheard a guy in the gym complaining to another guy about how the weather has been so bad that he hasn’t been able to run. What?!
It wasn’t that he hasn’t been “able” to, he just hasn’t “wanted” to…end of story! For many years, there have been countless types of running, hiking, biking and walking apparel being produced that allow people to comfortably get out and active in ANY type of weather.
Much of this apparel is multi-purpose and can be used for most, if not all of your outdoor activities. I perform my trail runs, bike rides and hikes no matter what the weather which is due to having all the gear I need to stay warm, dry, comfy, cool or whatever the need!
Excluding the occasional natural disaster or extremely dangerous conditions , don’t let the weather be an excuse for not handling your exercise business.
You can go to your local specialty running, cycling store or outdoor/outfitter retailer for all the gear you need. For as long as I can remember, the go-to source for my outdoor exercise gear has been Pearl Izumi. Their stuff is of the highest quality and it flat-out does what it is supposed to do…it allows me to get my exercise completed comfortably, no matter what the conditions. Here is a link to their site: http://www.pearlizumi.com
Consistency in any type of endeavor is all about effort and if you are serious about what you are doing and really committed, you’ll find a way to get it done. It is a great feeling to look outside and say “hmm…it’s raining, I’ll grab my rain gear” and not think twice about it!
I want you to have that same great feeling, so assess what activities you love to do then get the gear that will allow you to consistently perform them, no matter what mother nature throws at you!