Best Health

GEAR GURU

Jog­ging re­mains one of the safest ways to get aer­o­bic ex­er­cise un­der pan­demic con­di­tions (pro­vided you dis­tance from oth­ers). As the days grow crisp, here’s what’s on our wish-list for a fash­ion-meets-func­tion fall run­ning kit.

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A cool-weather run­ning kit.

1 / This pretty-in-pink water-re­sis­tant, down- and Pri­maLoft-in­su­lated vest is great for lay­er­ing come win­ter. LU­L­ULE­MON DOWN FOR IT ALL VEST, $158 . LU­L­ULE­MON.COM 2 / Lole’s Pace Long Sleeve top hits right at the hip (key for windy runs) and is made with re­cy­cled fi­bres sourced from post-con­sumer water bot­tles. $59 , LOLELIFE.COM 3 / Half­moon Joy-a-Toes toe spreader — trust us on this one. These soft gel con­trap­tions help re­ju­ve­nate your tight, achy feet post-jog, and can in­crease their flex­i­bil­ity and strength. $46 , SPORTCHECK.CA 4 / Hy­drate in style with the S’well Pur­ple Gar­net water bot­tle, which keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12. $45 , CHAP­TERS.INDIGO.CA 5 / Mon­treal-based Ciele run­ning hats are breath­able and low-pro­file with a soft­curved, small brim. $45 , CIELEATHLE­TICS.COM 6 / A light­weight, hooded wind­breaker with re­flec­tive fea­tures is a must for fall run­ning. This Joe Fresh laven­der num­ber is chic and priced right. $39 , JOEFRESH.COM 7 / A com­pact foam roller helps to re­lease mus­cle ten­sion and re­lieve stiff­ness. $29.99 , CANADIANTI­RE.CA 8 / Tall socks are key for a fall run. And the mesh panels on this pret­tily pat­terned pair keep your feet at the per­fect tem­per­a­ture. $21.99 , ONRUNNING.COM 9 / The handy side pock­ets on these Fast and Free tights hold all your essen­tials, in­clud­ing a mask for un­ex­pected traf­fic. $138 , LU­L­ULE­MON.COM 10 / For early-morn­ing or late-evening runs, in­vest in a SlapLit bracelet with LED il­lu­mi­nat­ing func­tion­al­ity — light­weight, durable and goes for 100 hours on one bat­tery. $15.99 , SPORTCHEK.CA 11 / A su­per-sup­port­ive wire­less sports bra made for up to a G cup — prac­ti­cally a mir­a­cle. $98 , KNIX.CA 12 / Cool re­flec­tive stripes are the high­light of these min­er­al­in­fused, anti-odour tights. $110 , UNDERARMOU­R.CA 13 / Touch­screen-com­pat­i­ble fleece gloves have grips on the palm so your phone stays in your hands. $49.99 , THENORTHFA­CE.COM

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