Friends, we are here to stage a gym bag intervention. Please, just put down that flimsy freebie tote that was foisted on you at that work conference five years ago or the cool thrift-store find with Memphis-y design but non-working zipper — save it for an Instagrammable picnic come summertime. These literal sad sacks have no business acting as the trusty workout, weekender, and commuter bag you deserve.
In our era of competitive wellness and uniform-like devotion to activewear, there are gym bags on the market for every lifestyle, schedule, and taste — and they don’t have to cost the big bucks. And sure, you may not be trekking back and forth to the gym right now, but owning a functional bag where you can store your workout-at-home equipment will make even a Zoom sweat session feel a little more exciting.
Scroll through our exhaustive list ahead to choose a style that’s right for you. With a new gym bag, you’ll find yourself reveling in the process of packing up and sprinting out the door feeling organized and on top of your game.
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