In­crease your health and well­be­ing

Good diet and ex­er­cise are your al­lies against SAD and win­ter blues. Time to tool up!

Australian T3 - - HEALTH AND WELLBEING -

SALOMON BONATTI PRO

There are nu­mer­ous ben­e­fits to ex­er­cis­ing out­doors in the win­ter, as long as you’re prop­erly kit­ted out. Try Salomon’s light­weight wa­ter-re­sis­tant fit­ness jacket that’s been built to with­stand alpine run­ning, cut­ting out the wind chill and pack­ing in­ter­nal cli­mate con­trol. $299.95, salomon.com/au

GARMIN VIVOACTIVE 3

Whether you pre­fer to hit the trail or the tread­mill, Garmin’s lat­est GPS smart­watch will help you fight back against the fa­tigue brought on by SAD and win­ter blues. It comes pre­loaded with GPS and in­door sports apps in­clud­ing run­ning, swim­ming and yoga. $449, garmin.com/en-au MERRELL MOAB 2 MID GORE-TEX BOOTS Cabin fever and SAD don’t mix well. Get out­doors as of­ten as you can this win­ter – and step into a pair of Merrell’s warm and wa­ter­proof hik­ing boots, de­signed with Vi­bram TC5+ soles to keep you sta­ble on icy paths. $279.95, mer­rel­laus­tralia.com.au

BREVILLE THE BOSS TO GO PLUS

Nutri­ent-packed smooth­ies are great any time of year, but es­pe­cially when your ex­pe­ri­ence of win­ter blues can be swayed by diet. This baby ver­sion of Breville’s smoothie maker has a re­mov­able cup for guz­zling on the go. $299.95, breville.com.au

NETATMO HEALTHY HOME COACH

We spend more time in­doors dur­ing the win­ter, yet the air in our homes is of­ten more pol­luted than out­side, es­pe­cially with car­bon diox­ide. Use Netatmo’s Healthy Home Coach to track tox­ins and chem­i­cals in your air, and to get per­son­alised rec­om­men­da­tions on how to keep it healthy. $169.99, netatmo.com

TRX HOME GYM

Train­ing out­side is par­tic­u­larly ef­fec­tive for tak­ing the edge off SAD and win­ter blues. TRX’s Home Gym is per­fect for park use – hook it up to a ro­bust tree and try out a va­ri­ety of (app-based) body-strength work­outs. $279, op­tomo.com.au

PHILIPS MULTICOOKER

Win­ter blues can leave us feel­ing slug­gish, while SAD can rob us of en­ergy and fo­cus. Thank­fully, cook­ing healthy meals is easy with the Multicooker, a pres­sure cooker with nine pre­sets that all but cook the dishes them­selves. $349, philips.com.au

UNYTE IOM2

There’s plenty of re­search on how med­i­ta­tion en­cour­ages feel­ings of re­lax­ation and hap­pi­ness. Unyte’s iom2 is an in­ter­ac­tive med­i­ta­tion aid that uses breath­ing tech­niques and biofeed­back such as heartrate track­ing to re­duce stress. US$299 ($396.58), unyte.com

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