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How To Buy The Best Gym Bag

Best gym bags

Looking to buy the best gym bag? Check out our guide below and you’ll be well-placed to select the right one for you.

While you can wear whatever clothes you like, you will be much more comfortable going for a run or working out. These same principles also apply to gym bags. While you can carry all your stuff to the gym with any bag, the advantages of having a gym bag are obvious the first time you use it.

While a good gym bag should be practical, it doesn’t have to be boring. There are plenty of bags that combine both style and functionality. You’ll find a variety of fashionable bags that will suit all tastes. But before you go shopping for your new gym bag, let’s first talk about what you should know.

How to choose the right gym bag

When is the best time to go to the gym?

You might consider purchasing a bigger gym bag that can double as your work bag. It will also have practical features like a laptop bag. A smaller bag should be sufficient if you are going home right after a workout.

It’s important to determine how big your gym bag should be. Also, check the locker sizes at your gym and whether you will need towels or toiletries.

What are you doing at the gym?

A waterproof pocket is essential for swimmers. For those who wish to bring their yoga mat with them to the gym, a bag should be long enough or have straps that can attach it to the bag.

What features are you looking for?

Separate pockets for shoes and sweaty gear are the best additions to a gym bag. If you don’t want the bag to smell funny, a shoe compartment is a must. You can also choose a larger bag for gym, with straps that let you carry it as a rucksack. This will make it more comfortable than carrying it around on one shoulder.

What material should the bag made of?

Your personal taste will dictate the material you choose. Leather is stylish and durable, but it is also more difficult to clean. This is something you should consider if you are constantly putting on sweaty clothes. Canvas bags can be less durable than nylon bags, but they are more prone to whiffy. Polyester bags, on the other hand, are stronger and last longer, but trap smells inside. The bag’s waterproofness is another consideration. This is important if you are able to carry wet gear and for carrying water bottles to the gym.

Best gym bags to buy

Bestseller No. 1
FitBeast Sports Gym Bag Duffel Bag with Shoes Compartment & Wet Pocket, Travel Duffel Bag with 9 Compartments for Men & Women, Big Capacity Holdall with Shoulder Strap for Gym, Sports, Travel,Swimming
  • 【Large Capacity, Multiple Compartments, Use Space More Efficiently】: The gym bag is 35L. It comes with 9 compartments: 4 internal compartments and 5 external pockets. The main internal compartment has enough space to keep your shorts, T-shirts, and other belongings, 3 other internal pockets: for storing phone, wallet, keys; The 5 external pockets store shoes, drinking glass, headset, other belongings. The fitness bag is easily put into the gym locker and the luggage of the aircraft.
  • 【Dry &Wet Separated Pocket, Independent Shoe Cabinet, Designed for Fitness & Sports】: The dry and wet pocket has enough space to put wet towels, toiletries, etc. The independent shoes compartment has 2 breath holes, which is designed for ventilation and deodorization. EUR46/UK12.5 size shoes can be put inside. Water cup pocket is perfect for fitness enthusiasts to store large-capacity water cup.
  • 【40kg Bearing Capacity, Sturdy and Durable】: The sports gym bag is made of double-layer thick polyester fabric and sewn with high-strength sewing to prevent tearing. The maximum bearing capacity is 40kg. High-quality zipper is used, which ensures no rust, durable and smoothness. The portable buckle of shoulder strap is made of high-density plastic. The PVC abrasion-resistant bottom pad effectively prevents the bottom of the gym bag from wearing.
  • 【Comfortable Handle & Adjustable Shoulder Strap, Lightweight & Packable】: The handle strap with sponge and the adjustable shoulder strap have anti-strap backing, which will not injure your hands or shoulders. The shoulder strap can be adjusted based on your height and different posture, no matter you go to the gym, swimming pool, sports field, travel, etc. it is very portable.
  • 【Professional After-sale Service, Timely Processing 24 hours】: This sports bag is specially designed according to the daily activities of fitness enthusiasts, which is not only practical but also durable. If you have any problem, we will help you ASAP within 24 hours, please feel free to email us.
Bestseller No. 2
Gym Duffle Bag with Shoe Compartment Foldable Men Women Travel Fitness Holdall Barrel Sports Bags - Shoulder Strap Swimming Football Basketball Tennis Luggage Weekender Light Weight Dry Bags
  • Separate Shoes Compartment / Wet Pocket - These gym bags have a dedicated shoe compartment for dirty trainers that can be usable as a wet pouch for your toiletries such like shampoo, soap, and toothpaste or swimming accessories like wet swimming outfits/swimming clothing, wet towels, and so on.
  • Water Resistant And Durable – This Repton fitness gears sports gym bag is made of high quality tear and water resistant polyester fabric that provides long lasting durability against daily activities. strong zippers that can bear the wear and tear of regular use.
  • Multipurpose Bag With Durability – This gym duffle bag is a durable ally for any activity. this holdall bag is a perfect and reliable bag for workout, travel, weekender away, sports activity like fitness, swimming, tennis, and also can be used as hospital bag etc. this gym barrel bag can be used as a gym sports bag, school duffle bag, travel duffel bag, holdall bag, weekend bag, sports holdall bag, training holdall. you can use it different ways according to your needs.
  • Lightweight And Foldable – Repton fitness duffel bags comes with an additional adjustable webbing shoulder strap that make these travel bags more convenient to carry. also this overnight bag is supper foldable bag that can be folded to its inside double zipper pocket and this sports gym bag could be carried with you everywhere.
  • Dimensions And Capacity – L45.75 x W26.5 x D26.5 cm with 250 grams weight and 30L capacity. this travel duffel bag also meet the required size of hand carry at the airport. So this weekend bags can be taken as your carry-on luggage bag / hand carry bag.
SaleBestseller No. 3
Sports Gym Bag with Shoes Compartment and Wet Pocket, Travel Duffle Bag for Men and Women (Black)
  • 【Durable】 - Made of high quality tear and water resistant polyester fabric, providing long-lasting durability against daily activities.
  • 【Large Capacity and Multi Compartment】 - Size: 20 * 10.5* 10 inches --35 Liters. One enormous main compartment to keep all your important belongings. 3 other pockets: front/ back pockets and inner wet pocket for wet clothes.
  • 【Shoes Compartment】 - Built-in extra shoes compartment with exterior zippers and air holes and it keeps wet and dirty sneakers separate from the rest of your stuff.
  • 【Convenient】 - With additional adjustable and padded shoulder strap, this sports gym bag could be carried with you everywhere. And the dry and wet pocket has enough space to put wet towels, toiletries, etc. and it is conveniently put into the gym locker and the luggage of the aircraft.
  • 【Multi-Purpose】 - This travel duffle bag is ideal for gym, yoga, sports and travel. It can be used as a gym duffel bag, dance bag. If you have any problem, we will help you ASAP within 24 hours, please feel free to email us.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Sports Gym Bag Duffle Bag with Wet Pocket, Weekend Travel Bag Overnight Bags for Women, Waterproof Carry On Bag Hospital Holdalls for Women with Shoulder Strap
  • ☞【Multi-Function Pockets】- The gym bag womens with a wet pocket that has enough space to put wet towels, clothes, toiletries, etc. Besides, one internal security pocket to hold valuables stuff, two external pockets can put headset, glasses, other belongings. Your item in duffle bag will be more secure and organized
  • ☞【Durable and Waterproof】- The travel bag made of high quality polyester fabric which is durable, waterproof, tear resistant and keep your belongings dry. Ideal for long-term use. Besides, with the adjustable shoulder strap, you can choose single shoulder or diagonal span
  • ☞【Large Capacity】- 55cm*18cm*27cm(L*W*H) with 27L capacity. Perfect size for the travel and putting in the small gym cabinet. Most Important, integrate trolley sleeve slides over rolling luggage handle making airport travel a relaxed
  • ☞【Wide Application】- This weekend bags for women combines beauty and practicality, suitable for workout, travel, sports activity, weekender away, fitness, yoga and many outdoor activities. It can be used as weekend bag, travel duffle bag, overnight bag, sports bag, hospital bag, carry on bag, etc
  • ☞【After-sales】- We are confident our products, if you have any question or concerns, please feel free to contact us, we will try our best to solve your problems within 24 hours
SaleBestseller No. 5
Gym Bag with Shoes Compartment and Wet Pocket,Sports Duffel Bag for Yoga/Swim,Travel Duffle Bag for Men and Women
  • ✔ [LARGE CAPACITY]: This sports gym bag is great for teens' school use and traveling. Comes with a detachable shoulder strap for crossbody use, these small duffle bags for women can store basketball, shoes, clothes, baby items, which qualifies for carry-on baggage, would be a great option for travel.
  • ✔ [MULTI-POCKET]: The sports gym bag has a spacious main pocket and eight separate pockets. Mesh pockets on both sides fit water bottles. Zippered front wet pockets for toiletries and swimming gear. The back pocket holds your cell phone, keys, wallet, etc. The inner pocket for laptops and tablets. That'll hold all your essential items for sports.
  • ✔ [SEPARATE YOUR SHOES]: Gym bag with shoe compartment to keep your sneakers and dirty gear separated, as well a zipped plastic wet pocket for bathing suits or travel toiletries or traveling and needing a second pair of shoes. The independent shoe compartment has 2 breath holes, which are designed for ventilation and deodorization.
  • ✔ [DURABLE & Adjustable Shoulder Strap]: Durable Scratch and Water-Resistant Duffel Bag. This gym bag for women uses premium metal SBS zippers and high-quality Polyester Fiber and Jacquard, and the handle strap with the sponge and the adjustable shoulder strap has anti-strap backing, can be adjusted based on your height and different posture.
  • ✔ [MULTI-PURPOSE & WARRANTY]: Your good companion for sports, could be served as a sports gym bag, basketball bag, dance bag, cheer bag camp/airplane duffel. Also, it can be used in the form of single-shouldered, cross-body, hand-held. We Guarantee 30 days return and money back, If you have any problem, we will help you ASAP within 24 hours, please feel free to email us
SaleBestseller No. 6
Gym Bag, Travel Bag Sport Duffel Bag, Large Capacity Portable Foldable Travel Lightweight Waterproof Overnight Bag, Carry Luggage Bag for Weekender Sports, Gym, Vacation for Men Women (Black)
  • 👍【DURABLE & CONVENIENT】Made of high quality polyester fabric, the travel bags is durable, waterproof, tear resistant. Comes with adjustable shoulder strap and padded handle, this sports gym bag could be carried with you everywhere.
  • 👍【TRAVEL FRIENDLY】The bag has trolley sleeve design. Just slides the bag over luggage handle with the integrated slip sleeve to make hands free, and you can get your journey much easier and relaxing.
  • 👍【LARGE CAPACITY】This gym bag is 48*28*28(L*W*H). You can put your clothing, shoes, toiletry case, phones, tablets, etc in this roomy tote bag. Perfect size for a weekend getaway, traveling beach, or daily use.
  • 👍【MULTI-FUNCTION POCKETS】The womens gym bag features multi-pocket design—1 spacious main pocket, 1 shoe compartment, 3 exterior pocket and a wet pocket for wet clothes, toiletries or towels,keeping all your essentials well organized.
  • 👍【WIDE APPLICATION】 Our sport gym bag can be used as a shopping bag, beach bag, gym bag, travel bag,school bag,etc. Perfect for workout, travel, yoga, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking and many outdoor activities.
SaleBestseller No. 7
Under Armour Undeniable Duffel, gym bag, duffle bag Unisex, 85 L
  • Water-Resistant – UA Storm technology offers an extremely water-repellent sport bag coating for safe and dry transportation in all weather conditions.
  • Robust and Abrasion-Resistant – The highly resistant bottom and side panels protect this overnight bag from scratching even on rough surfaces.
  • Large Pouch – This sports holdall has a large, vented 100% polyester pouch to stash dirty clothes, as well as your trainers, after/before training.
  • Practical storage – A D-ring on the side of this travel bag provides an additional attachment point, such as hanging in the sports changing room.
  • Material and Fit – Under Armour UA Undeniable 4.0 Duffle LG, large gym bag for men and women, dimensions: 36 cm x 75 cm x 37 cm, volume: 85 L.
SaleBestseller No. 8
Vickey Sport Gym Bag with Shoes Compartment and Wet Pocket, Sport Duffle Bag for Men Women, Waterproof Dry Wet Separated Gym Bags Larger - Black
  • 【Dry Wet Separated Tote Bag】Built-in extra shoes compartment with exterior zippers and wet pocket, which can help you to separate dry items and wet items, you have put the wet clothes/shoes in this cross-body bag.
  • 【Ultra Durable 】 Made of high-density and water resistant polyester fabric, it is easy to store without wrinkle.
  • 【Smooth Metal Zipper】 Special smooth U-shape metal zippers design, take out the toiletries or zip up the toiletry bag easily.
  • 【Adjustable Shoulder Straps】 The shoulder straps can be adjusted according your height and different postures. The handle made of soft fabric, prevent your hands from getting hurt.
  • 【Large Capacity】Size approx is 49cm x 24cm x 25cm. The Vickey sport gym bags provides ample storage space to meet everything needed for fitness and travel. Classic and simple bag, can be used for gym, traveling and storing.
Bestseller No. 9
Sports Gym Bag with Wet Pocket & Shoes Compartment, Travel Duffel Bag for Men and Women Lightweight, Purple
  • Dry & Wet Compartment Separation: This gym tote delivers spacious storage with 1 large main zippered compartment for dry & clean clothes or everything for gym & traveling you necessary, and 1 upgraded waterproof PVC lined pocket (16.5” x 13”) with zipper for wet items alongside the main compartment, in addition, 1 front external small zipper pocket for easy, on-the-go storage
  • Shoes & Water Bottle Pockets Design: This sports duffel features a separated zipper compartment on the left side for shoes, laundry or dirty gear storage. Two slip-in mesh pockets on the right side are each sized to fit a water bottle( 800ml)
  • Size & Durable Construction: Dimensions when full: 19” x 12” x 10” with 38L capacity, folds flat 13” x 10” x 1.2”, weights only 1lbs, which is 30% lighter than traditional gym bag. Made with durable, water-resistant material with premium zippers. It features dual handles and an adjustable, detachable and padded shoulder strap for total comfort. The sturdy polyester body makes this bag ideal for long-term use
  • 3 Carrying Options: over your shoulder, behind your back or by the bag's dual handles. You can use it as a sports gym bag, a carry on bag, a travel bag and a daily bag, perfect for workout, rides, gym, yoga, beach, pool, camping, practice days or weekend trips
  • After-Sale Guarantee: If there are any quality problems, please feel free to contact with us and we will help you with satisfied solution in 24 hours
SaleBestseller No. 10
DAYGOS Gym Sports Duffle Bag - Waterproof Travel Duffel Bag with Wet Pocket and Shoes Compartment Overnight Weekender Bag for Women and Men (BLACK)
  • Separate Shoes Compartment - Even if your shoes aren't caked in mud, you don't want them mingling with our clean clothes. A small pocket in duffle for your small items, prevent them from floating around and getting lost.
  • Dry &Wet Separated Pocket - A separate built-in wet compartment is used to store your toiletries (such as soap,shampoo,and toothpaste)or swimming gear (towels,wet swimsuits,etc.) They'll be easy to access if you need to take it out.
  • Waterproof and Durable - The sports gym bag is made of high-density polyester which is waterproof, durable and tear resistant. It will protect the contents of the bag from outside moisture.Bigger metal zippers can withstand the wear and tear of regular use.
  • Practicality - This gym bag is a faithful ally for any activity and is perfect for workouts, travel, weekend outings, fitness, swimming, tennis and more. You can choose different ways to wear according to your needs.
  • Perfect Dimensions - L 55 cm x W 28 cm x D 28 cm. The interior of the bag is large enough to store the gear,supplies and accessories you need for the day,weekend or ovemight stay. The soft exterior allows this bag to get compressed for airline flights and other places where it needs to conform to particular size allotments.

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