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We’ve already brought you the very best, most comfortable running sneakers Amazon has to offer, and now it’s time to turn our attention a little higher.

Performance shirts, jackets, and so on are tough. They need to protect you from the harsh elements, but still provide a breathable, cool fabric that won’t make you feel bogged down the minute you jog three blocks. Here are the most heavy-duty, but also lightweight (we know, we know) offerings you can get delivered right now. There’s no better time.

cycling jacket

9. Przewalski Men’s Winter Thermal Cycling Bike Jacket

A suitably lightweight jacket that fits snugly (order one size up if you’d like a looser fit) and has plenty of storage for phones and keys. What more could you ever ask for? [Amazon, $34.99]

meriwool

8. MERIWOOL Baselayer Crew

The Meriwool baselayer thermal not only keeps you dry and cool during even the most intense workouts, but it makes you look like a jacked superhero. [Amazon, $49.99]

everworth hoodie

7. EVERWORTH Workout Hoodie

A simple but attractive hoodie that won’t get in the way of some serious movement. [Amazon, $27.96]

tesla hoodie

6. Tesla Performance Hoodie

No, not that Tesla. This performance hoodie comes in all manner of colors, so you can add a bit of personal flair to when you nearly get run over by a cab running a pedestrian walkway. [Amazon, $23.98]

adidas hoodie

5. Adidas men’s Running Jacket

Adidas, the patron saint of modern running tech, comes through with a solid, classically-designed jacket. [Amazon, $35.97]

under armour

4. Under Armour Vital Warm-Up Jacket

Under Armour put together some of the most reliable and well-engineered workout gear on the market. This jacket is simple, and will go with just about anything. Even those horrific bright red gym shorts you still have from college. [Amazon, $49.99]

Umbro jacket

3. Umbro Double Diamond Jacket

Umbro has fallen out of favor a little as the athletics company du jour, but its throwback double-diamonds sleeve design is unmistakeable and due for a comeback. Be on the cutting edge of that. [Amazon, $40.75]

sponeed jacket

2. Sponeed Wind Jacket

This nifty jacket both cuts the effects of a gnarly headwind on your run, and still keeps a good airflow going while you move around. God bless you, workout science. [Amazon, $34.00]

coldgear thermal

1. Under Armour Coldgear Compression Thermal

Base-layer compression thermals are where it all started for Under Armour, and if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, This is a must-have basic for anyone who even thinks about signing up for a gym membership. [Amazon, $49.99]