Gym Bag Essentials

It’s always frustrating when you get to the gym and you notice that you forgot to put something in your gym bag. Make sure you always have the following in your bag so that you’ll never ruin a perfect workout.

 

Water Bottle

It’s very important to stay hydrated. Having a water bottle in your gym bag is an easy way to avoid the germs of water fountains and keep water with you as you move around the gym.

 

Headphones

Who doesn’t love listening to their favorite tunes during their workout? Be sure to keep an extra pair of headphones in your gym bag so that you’ll never miss out on listening to your current jams.

 

Disinfectant

Disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer is a must have to avoid bacteria that can linger on gym equipment. It’s important to wipe your machines before you use them and to clean your hands after you’re finished at the gym.

 

Dry shampoo

Having dry shampoo in your gym bag makes it easy to transition from your workout to your everyday life without the hassle of showing in the communal showers at your gym.

 

Shower shoes

If you are planning to shower at your gym, shower shoes are a must have! To avoid all the bacteria that can cause warts, athletes’ foot, and more, its important to have protection on your feet. An extra pair of flip-flops or sandals will do.

 

Face wash/wipes

After your work out it is important to clean off all the sweat from your face to avoid breakouts.

 

Deodorant

Deodorant is a quick and easy way to freshen up and avoid under arm stink after a workout.