Is it Time to Rethink Your Gym Bag?

In honor of spring cleaning and getting ourselves back to the gym after that dreaded winter, it’s time for an upgraded gym style.

What to put in your gym bag is easy but it’s what you carry all that stuff in that can sometimes be complicated. Do we want something cute? Something more athletic looking? Something we can wear to work and the gym? Take a look at our favorite picks for the season’s best gym bags, totes and backpacks!

1. The North Face Laryssa Gym Tote via

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Keep your sneaks separate from your work out clothes with this tote from the North Face. It has many compartments and comes in 3 fun colors.

2. Adidas by Stella McCartney via

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The detachable straps and multiple pockets makes it easy to be organized and stylish at the gym. The cool grey color gives off a professional, yet adorable look. This Stella McCartney bag is $170 and worth every penny.

3. Leather Baggu in Black via

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This sleek and stylish bag can be used from the office to the treadmill! The soft leather makes it easy to carry and will fit a lot more than you would think.

4. Everything Fits Gym Bag via Gaiam


Literally, everything fits! From your yoga mat to sneakers and everything in between. For $60, this bag is a total steal.

5. UA Hustle Storm Backpack via UnderArmour

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For $55, you get it all with this bag. Two water bottle holders, a laptop sleeve, cute colors, lots of space and its ability to repel any amount of water! This would be ideal for the outdoorsy type who likes to hike and be stylish all at once.

6. Nylon Pack Cloth Gym Bag via American Apparel

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This classic gym bag can be useful for any guy or gal trying to save a buck. It comes at an amazing price of $24 and comes in endless color combinations. It can even double as a beach bag on vacation! Just fold it right up into your suitcase.

7. Downing Tote via J.Crew

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You will use this for everything! Work, the gym, running errands or even an overnight trip. Its big, flexible and durable. Although it’s $168, there is no doubt you will be getting your money’s worth. Plus you can even get it personalized with your initials on it!

8. Loop Backpack via Puma

You would never think that Puma would make such a cute and stylish bag, but it’s certainly true! This bag is perfect from the classroom to the weight room. At $53, you’ll be happy you bought it.

9. Mandy Shoulder Bag via Vera Bradley

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With 6 interior pockets, you’ll be sure to find a place for everything. Along with endless options in color and design, it’s machine washable and will last a long time! This classic Vera Bradley bag comes in at $70.

10. Nike Ultimatum Small Duffel via


For the ultimate gym-goer, this bag really makes a statement. For $85 on Zappos you can have the size and space you’ve always wanted. This bag will last in any weather conditions as well as provide pockets for all of your items.

11. Rejuvenating Yoga Tote via LuluLemon


Not only is this bag perfect from the yoga studio to the beach, but it also comes with a removable zipper pouch to hold keys, wallets or phone while you get your workout done. The inside provides a waterproof pocket perfect for your wet bathing suit or sweat filled sports bra.

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Which gym bag are you thinking of switching to this year?



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