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What’s in my gym bag? Gym bag must haves!


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I have shared what’s in my handbag once or twice but today I thought I would share with you what’s in my gym bag and my gym bag must haves.



These are the things that I keep in my gym bag as well as the must haves I would recommend in anyone’s bag.


1. Hair Ties: My hair is long and working out with it slinging in my face isn’t cool. Hair ties are a definite for my gym bag or handbag or any bag. What I love about these ones above from Goody is that you can wear them kind of like a bracelet and it’s there when you need it.

2. Water Bottle: Whether you need a pre-workout drink or water afterwards it’s always nice to keep a reusable bottle handy.

3. Music: I can’t workout without my favorite tunes. It motivates me to keep moving. Check out my top 10 workout jams.

4. Kind Bar: The good thing about the KIND bars is they don’t get all melty in your bag. Plus they offer healthy ingredients and a boost of energy.

5. Gym Clothes: Tanks and Capri’s are usually what I like to wear when I work out. Also this includes a good sports bra because lets face it ladies that’s no fun when you don’t have them supported.

6. Deodorant: Well this one is pretty self-explanatory. You workout, you sweat, you stink… deodorant is a must.

7. Workout Shoes: Comfortable workout shoes that you can move in. Don’t forget the socks!

8. Gym Towel: For all that sweat I’m busting!

9. Sports Watch: Because I like to keep track of everything.

10. Kotex U Sleek Tampons: This is another self-explanatory one. I’m almost 32 years old. Back in the day I could time when I was going to start like clock work but now that I have gotten older I never start at the same time every month. This is why it’s important for me to always keep tampons handy. I love that kotex makes them so inconspicuous nowadays with their packaging so whether you are just carrying a few or the whole pack you don’t scream look at me.


Even better right now at Walmart you can pick up U by Kotex products (Sleek Tampons or CleanWear Pads) while getting the in store promotion bonus of 3 Goody elastics (while supplies last) at their everyday low price. I love these elastics like I said and who doesn’t love freebies?

I like to keep all these things in my bag so that they are ready to go when I am.


What are your gym bag must haves?


Wednesday 25th of March 2015

nice list i am the worst at forgetting things when going to gym


Thursday 15th of May 2014

I too leave for my workouts without any bags and its really messy when I reach there. Thanks for sharing this . I think all of us must carry a gym bag with all the stuff inside as well as a gym bottle.


Thursday 24th of April 2014

A clean towel and yes hair bands

Jillian @ Hi! It's Jilly

Wednesday 23rd of April 2014

Great list! I always forget that stuff when working out!

Taylor @ Pink Heels Pink Truck

Wednesday 23rd of April 2014

I'm terrible! I don't take a gym bag with me! I totally should though just to make sure I have my essentials with me! Thanks for sharing!