Lugging multiple bags to work can be quite a hassle sometimes. One is for your work essentials, while the other is for the gym. But before you start hunting for a run-of-the-mill backpack that can carry all your must-haves in one, you might want to consider investing in a proper gym bag.
They are usually designed to be versatile and hard-wearing so you can chuck all your essentials and whatnots into one bag. But that’s not all. In this edit, we’ve gathered the best gym bags that are not only functional but also stylish – they’ll be the only thing that you’ll be carrying around every day. With that being said, here are some of our top picks:
Heading to the gym after work? This small everyday holdall will definitely come in handy. Designed to carry all your daily essentials, the bag comes with a wet pocket to store your gym must-haves while the slip pockets are perfect for you to store your other necessities. The bag also comes with padded carry handles and a shoulder strap, so you can carry it comfortably without hurting your shoulders.
My Protein may be known for its extensive range of proteins and supplements, but the label also offers its very own range of accessories including gym bags. This duffle bag, for instance, comes with a unique large-size zip pocket that’s large enough for you to fit your shoes in so you can leave your shoe bag at home. Besides that, the all-black bag is a versatile option that you can never go wrong with- you can bring it with you to the gym or even as a carry-on for your next trip.
As its name suggests, this bag comes in the perfect size to carry all your active gear in one. What’s more, it also comes with detachable straps and double handles, carry it on your shoulder or sling it over.
Looking for a lightweight option that looks as stylish as it is functional? Enter Nike’s Training Duffel Bag. Made with at least 65% recycled polyester fibres is not only light but also keeps all your belongings secure when you’re on the go. While we do love this piece for its sustainability factor, we can definitely see ourselves carrying it to the gym on the regular.
We can’t resist a cute puffer bag! And while the trend has been around for over the past year, it seems that even brands like Oysho can’t get enough of this adorable silhouette. For a bag that you can bring to work and to the gym, you might want to consider investing in a stylish and versatile piece like this padded technical sports bag. Roomy enough to fit all your workout essentials and other necessities, this bag also comes with a zip fastening that can be used to compartmentalise your items accordingly.
This yoga bag will hold it all — your keys, wallet, phone, your rolled mat, and everything else — while keeping everything organized. This bag is big on functionality and versatility thanks to its unique design that allows you to strap your mat to your bag so you can walk hands-free without having to lug your mat around in your arms all day. The handles are also long so it makes it really comfortable when you’re always on the go.
You don’t need a separate bag to store your gym gear if you’re heading to the office with this backpack. The Duffel Pack 3 otherwise known as the ultimate gym/work backpack is specifically designed for the gym and office. Perfect for work and play, this bag allows you to fit your work essentials in the main section, clean clothes in another and even has a compartment for your trainers.
Whether you’re going for your next adventure or just heading to the gym, this Wunderlust backpack from Lululemon is a great staple to have in your collection. Designed for those who are always on the move, we love this bag because it’s large enough to fit a 16″ laptop as well as exterior straps to secure your yoga mat and jacket.
Keep your gear organised with Lululemon’s City Adventurer Duffle Bag. Built with exterior and interior pockets, this bag is great if you like to store your important must-haves away from your sweaty gear. More importantly, if you’re heading to the gym after work hours, then you’ll be glad to know that you can store your tablet or 13″ laptop in the large compartment, so you won’t find the need to carry an extra bag around.