My Gym Bag Essentials

Don’t Get Caught Without the Necessities!

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I hate getting to the gym and realizing I forgot something.

And when I forget something, it’s a big something. Like deodorant. Or my headphones. I even forgot water one day, and wouldn’t you know that was the week the gym didn’t get a water delivery. Awesome.

Now, I keep my gym bag packed and ready, waiting in the car for me.


Underarmor bag – I absolutely love this bag. It’s not giant, but it’s big enough to fit all my stuff with a bit of room left over. It’s got a good amount of pockets, too, for the small stuff.

Combination lock

Water bottle or reusable bottle

Kirkland bathroom wipes – I’ll be damned if that pre-workout doesn’t kick in right as I get to the locker room. Every. Time.

Kirkland Face wipes







Hair bands

Sweet Sweat workout bands

Inzer wrist wraps

Extra headphones (I keep 2 pairs in my bag)


Barehand Gloves


Shaker bottle with protein powder

Clean underwear (I didn’t originally have this on my list but a friend said that a clean pair of underwear is never really a bad thing to have in your bag. Can’t really argue with her, can we?)

Diaper and wipes (I leave these in the shoe cubby when I leave my little one. I don’t have to go all the way to my locker then all the way to the kid’s club when they come get me).

Get out there and attack those goals!

You can find my tips on getting comfortable in the gym here.