4 Workout Warm-Ups: Conscious Performance Jackets

4 Workout Warm-Ups: Conscious Performance Jackets

When the temperature shifts down, getting into workout mode can be a bit more strenuous. The chill in the air tightens up your muscles and makes you want to hibernate. But, if you throw on a workout jacket that’s core-warming and chic, it will snap you right back into exercise mode. Check out these 4 eco-friendly jackets that will inspire you to run to the gym, get out for a run, or dive down the ski hills.


1 – Icebreaker Cascade Full Zip Jacket

Made with 100% Merino wool, Icebreaker’s products are completely traceable – you can track their items directly to the sheep that provided the wool for the clothing. Made in New Zealand from local wool, their outdoor gear provides warmth, comfort, and wickability.


2 – Patagonia Women’s Classic Retro-X Jacket

Patagonia’s Classic Retro-X Jacket is made with 86% recycled polyester and impressively windproof. If you’re a runner who weathers the east coast winter weather, this is the jacket for you. Keep your muscles warm and your body moveable in this cozy top layer.


3 – RESTORE Clothing Moto Jacket

If daily yoga stretching is your mantra, RESTORE Clothing’s Moto Jacket is your go-to accessory. Made locally in New York City with Repreve Recycled Nylon, this soft and lightweight jacket will keep your inner organs warm throughout your practice.


4 – GoLite Sarek Softshell Travel Jacket

Golite has been improving their sustainability efforts since their launch back in 1998. Through innovative fabrics and their “I’m Not Trash” product take-back program, GoLite is helping shift the garment lifecycle, reducing their influence on landfill build-up. Their travel jacket is perfect for hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing – for any winter outdoor activity, the Sarek Softshell will be your ideal sidekick.