The Best Snow Activities to Keep you Fit!

The winter season brings darker days, unpredictable weather patterns and often the will to get up and out the door for exercise is hard work. However, The winter season brings darker days, unpredictable weather patterns and often the will to get up and out the door for exercise is hard work. However, if you’re like us, the temptation of fresh snow, beautiful mountains and encouraging friends are hard to say no to. The best way to stay fit for your favourite summer adventures is to try some snow activities. With our new BUFF® Thermonet range to keep you warm and protected, the world is yours to explore again. Developed by BUFF® and PrimaLoft, the Thermonet® technology offers extremely warm protection even in severe cold situations. Whether you have goals to meet this year or want to try something new, we at BUFF® have come up with 3 ideas to keep you active this winter.

Leave the Roads and Head for the Trails

When the roads are covered in snow, busy with holiday traffic or dark and damp during the wintertime, it’s time for a change of scenery. Trail running as a snow activity is a perfect adventure for keen winter adventurers of all levels. Whether the trail takes you into the hills or runs along the local dog-walking route, the change of scenery and skill soon becomes addictive! When running through the snow, make sure to wear winter headwear and neckwear accessories. Our new lightweight BUFF® Thermonet headwear, made from 58% recycled materials, is the perfect addition to keep the chill away as you run to your newfound lookout point. Snow activities often require a team, trail running is perfect for those looking for a solo fitness activity or a team one. Whether you go alone or with others, running is one of the greatest ways to stay fit and trail running will give you the views, scenery and challenge you need.

Dust off the Skis and head for the Slopes

An activity that for many of us can only happen in the winter season. Skiing An activity that for many of us can only happen in the winter season. Skiing holidays abroad may be off the cards for many of us this year, but the local slopes and ski-touring might still be an option where you live. When climbing up into the mountains  make sure to keep warm with your winter headwear and neckwear accessories. Skiing is a great way to keep fit, whether you opt to hike to the summit, take a ski-lift or skin it up the work out doesn’t stop once you reach the top. Down at the lower slope, catch up with your friends and head up for another run or back home for a well deserved après ski. Fitness is all about balance after all, right?

Snow Activities to Get your Heart Pounding Start on Mountains

Mountains are much more attractive when covered in snow, but also Mountains are much more attractive when covered in snow, but also require a very different skill level. Hiking through snow and ice will get your heart rate up and make you sweat, but make sure you have the skills and team to keep you safe. Once on the summit and stopping for snacks, tMountains are much more attractive when covered in snow, but also require a very different skill level. Hiking through snow and ice will get your heart rate up and make you sweat, but make sure you have the skills and team to keep you safe. Once on the summit and stopping for snacks, those extra layers including winter headwear and neckwear accessories are vital. Keep warm with our 4-way stretch BUFF® Thermonet neckwear, pulling it over your nose and mouth to keep the icy wind stealing your breath. Winter mountaineering is one of the most incredible snow activities, enjoy it with those you trust the most and let it inspire you for future adventures ahead.

The best way to start is by setting small goals, you don’t need to be a highly accomplished runner, skier, or mountaineer to join these snow activities. If you need help, find a partner to go with you, join a winter skills course or a local club. The winter season is the perfect time to keep up your fitness regime by finding new sports that are fun and inspire you! Don’t let the winter season stop you from achieving your goals, instead let it inspire you to learn and challenge yourself. With our BUFF® Thermonet range, the winter chill will no longer be a reason not to go.