When conducting outdoor fitness, a fitness boot camp, or military fitness, it is important
to ensure that clients are adequately prepared not only mentally and physically for
exercise, but also regarding clothing.
Adverse weather conditions, whether hot or cold, can impact on an individual’s ability to
exercise, potentially resulting in avoidable harm or injury. As such it is important for
outdoor training providers to provide their clients and instructors with some basic
information and tips regarding appropriate and suitable clothing for outdoor-based
Although some training providers will have access to indoor facilities during the darker
and inclement periods, many do not. Therefore, it is recommended for individuals to be
prepared for all weather conditions, particularly during the winter months.