The winter workout is a tricky beast: You want to get your sweat on outside, but the cold weather can be a deterrent. However, it doesn’t have to be! We’ve got you covered with the ten best cold weather workout tops out there. Perfect as a base layer on which to build on, these effective tops are all super body conscious and feature lots of stretch and movement no matter what winter activity you are doing.

Starter Long Sleeve Half-Zip Top


The fabric is super soft, the silhouette isn't at all constricting, and the price couldn't be better. This design is part of Starter's Amazon-exclusive Starter Kit. Available in other colors. Machine washable. Made with DRI-STAR fabric to help keep you cool and dry.

Athleta Limitless Top

This workout top also doubles as a versatile layering piece. This top is available in regular, tall, petite, and plus—meaning there's a size for every shape. Available in other colors. Available in petite, tall, and plus. Machine washable.

Lululemon Rest Less Pullover


A feminine design in the prettiest colors. Some say this top runs small, so consider sizing up. Available in other colors. Machine washable. Seamless construction.

IcyZone 1/2 Zip Track Jacket

This jacket comes in 10 prints, from easy neutrals to personality-filled patterns.Make sure to order one size up. Available in other colors. Zippered pocket on arm.    Thumbholes help keep sleeves in place.

CRZ Yoga Long Sleeve Workout T-Shirt

This shirt is the perfect budget-friendly dupe for Lululemon's Swiftly Tech long sleeve top.  Runners will love this shirt's compression and seamless construction. Available in other colors. Seamless construction minimizes chafing. Perfect for yoga, exercise, fitness, running, and other workouts.

Under Armour Tech 1/2 Zip

Sweat as much as you want without worrying thanks to this shirt's quick-drying, ultra-soft, anti-odor technology. Choose from 20 different colors, from playful pinks to effortless neutrals. Available in other colors. Anti-odor technology prevents the ?growth of odor-causing microbes. Material wicks sweat & dries quickly.

Gap Funnel-Neck Sweater-Knit Performance Pullover



Going from yoga to errands to lunch with your girlfriends. Super soft and very stretchy, can size up or down depending on the look you're going for. Highly recommend, very comfy and very light but does the job for warmth. Available in other colors as well. Available in regular, tall, and petite. Machine washable.

Athleta Foothill Long Sleeve

The tee makes the perfect layer for outdoor activities. A sporty yet subtly feminine design you can wear at home while working out and on the weekends. Available in other colors. Odor-controlling fabric. Machine washable.

Athleta Speedlight Top



The ruching on the sides is flattering. The overall length and sleeve length is a bit longer, which is great. The fabric is soft, comfortable, holds up well under multiple rounds of washing and is perfect for a workout or for everyday wear. This top comes with grips on the bottom hem that keeps it from riding up. Genius. Available in other colors. Odor-controlling fabric. Breathable.

Under Armour ColdGear Authentic Mock



Fall, winter, and even those slightly chilly spring days. Check out Under Armour's sizing guide—if you're between sizes, go up. Available in other colors. 4-way stretch construction moves better in every direction.   Anti-odor technology.

Skiing, snowshoeing, climbing or running, even sledding... you still sweat a bunch when you work out in the cold, so you’ll need a fast drying and moisture-wicking top to keep you warm and dry. That’s where these must-have tops come in. It’s always better to be outside, so skip the gym and test your fitness routine against the elements when you’re suitably outfitted with one of these top best cold-weather workout tops.