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 the non-working zipper. 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 big bucks. And sure, you may or may not still be trekking back and forth to an IRL 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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