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Best men's active jackets in 2022 Best men's active jackets in 2022

The new year is here and so are the resolutions. Gyms will be packed for the next month with usual members and plenty of newbies. Whether you received some new exercise equipment for the holidays or need to purchase some activewear to help motivate you, we have just the trick.

These active and track jackets will help you layer up to brave the elements or simply endure your outdoor commute from the car to the gym. They're all breathable enough to leave on while getting through some sprint intervals as well. There have been so many iterations on jackets like these, but you should focus on fit—especially if you're working on your physique for the new year.

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The Best Men’s
Active Jackets in 2022

Reigning Champ Heavyweight Fleece Relaxed Full-Zip Jacket

Heavyweight fleece relaxed full-zip jacket,
$185 by Reigning Champ

Tracksmith Noreaster Jacket

Nor'easter jacket,
$298 by Tracksmith

Lululemon Engineered Warmth Jacket

Engineered warmth jacket,
$168 by Lululemon

Alo Repeat Running Jacket

Repeat running jacket,
$128 by Alo

Pangaia Nylon Half-Zip Jacket

Nylon half-zip jacket,
$195 by Pangaia

Helmut Lang Track Jacket

Track jacket,
$425 / $127.50 by Helmut Lang

Noah x adidas Corduroy Track Jacket

Corduroy track jacket,
$220 by Noah x adidas

Buck Mason Brushed Loopback Track Jacket

Brushed loopback track jacket,
$95 by Buck Mason

Rhone Gramercy Tech Pullover

Gramercy tech pullover,
$148 by Rhone

Outerknown Hightide Track Jacket

Hightide track jacket,
$128 by Outerknown

Mother Karens Powder Shirt

Powder shirt,
$188 by Mother Karen's

Todd Snyder Italian Herringbone Wool Track Jacket

Italian herringbone wool track jacket,
$328 by Todd Snyder

The North Face Canyonlands Seasonal Jacket

Canyonlands seasonal jacket,
$78.95 by The North Face

Nike Satin Bomber Jacket

Satin bomber jacket,
$195 by Nike

New Balance Fortech Vaporlift Shirt Jacket

Fortitech Vaporlift shirt jacket,
$124.99 by New Balance

Arcteryx Covert Cardigan

Covert cardigan,
$179 by Arc'teryx

Myles Elements Jacket

Elements jacket,
$348 / $174 by Myles

How to wear a men's active jacket

How to Wear It

You can toss it on over a T-shirt, hoodie or a lightweight sweater. You can layer it under a heavier jacket when you need some extra insulation. And just because they’re athletic, don’t be afraid to wear them with your favorite jeans or chinos.

NOTE: Items featured in this story are independently selected by the editorial team. Purchasing via our links may earn Valet. a portion of the sale, which helps fund our editorial mission.

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