Last reply 5 months ago
Winter Thermals

Winter has finally arrived and my feet and lower legs are like ice.
Anybody recommend a way of keeping them warm. Thermal socks and legging are one option.
A Japanese friend says she can get me a battery powered set of leggings. These will keep your legs, feet and hips warm.
What is the best material they use for making thermal clothing.
Thank you all

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5 months ago

@negimaru , are your legs/feet physically cold or is your brain just telling you that they’re cold?

If it’s the former, you may want to have a chat with your GP/Doctor, to eliminate other causes.

5 months ago

As above, if it’s excessive, see your doctor.

A weird answer – have tried tights under trousers? Surprisingly good insulation.

5 months ago

My legs are cold to the touch as are my feet. Just looking for something I can wear beneath my trousers to keep everything warmish. My muscles around my ankles and calfs work better if the are kept warm.

5 months ago

Hi @negimaru
I’m ex army and as
@meg_kingston tights are fantastic at keeping you warm.
I still use them to this day! But only when it’s cold of course.
Keep smiling.

5 months ago

My feet and ankles are are like ice to when I’m at home I use the heated foot box which was £30 from Amazon, I also have a heated throw over blanket which works wonders for my cold legs and feet. I have done some research and you can also get battery heated trousers but they were quite expensive – £120. I am still thinking about that! At the moment when I go out Its Long johns and legwarmers.

5 months ago

Heat Holders socks. They’re too thick to wear as anything but bedsocks or under boots but are incredibly cosy. The lining is thick and very soft.

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