8 Gym Bag Essentials

8 Gym Bag Essentials

Congrats! You made it to the gym. But before you start your workout you realize you forgot something. To keep your workouts from getting off to a rocky start make sure to fill your gym bag with these eight essentials. You will be fit, fab and ready for anything.

1. Hair Ties
There is nothing worse than getting to the gym and realizing you don’t have a hair tie with you. Or, in case your hair tie breaks. If you have long hair (or hair that is long enough to get in your way) you know there is no way your workout will be comfortable without something to keep your hair back. Pick a up a pack of creaseless hair ties, so you will always be prepared.

2. Reusable Water Bottle
Staying hydrated is extremely important. And when you are working out and sweating. It’s an easy way to always have water on hand so you can keep going in your workout routine.

3. Bandages
You never know when your shoes are going to rub you the wrong way, or if your lifting and tear your skin. Having bandages on hand is an easy way to know you are always covered, literally.

4. Deodorant
Let’s be honest, you’re working up a sweat when you are working out. Keep yourself fresh by always having this handy essential on hand.

5. Headphones
Get your groove on while you work out. Headphones allow you to listen to your music, watch TV or hear an audiobook while you’re at the gym. Keep yourself going and motivated by plugging in.

6. Socks
You don’t want to get all the way to the gym and realize you forgot to bring socks. Slip an extra pair in your gym bag so you will always have them when you need them. And it will stop you from skipping a workout or having to purchase the expensive socks at the gym.

7. Flip Flops
Athletes foot is not what they call the feet of athletes. Protect yourself from that and other harmful locker room bacteria by wearing flip flops at all times.

8. All-In-One Facial Wipes
After a workout wipe off the sweat with an all-in-one facial wipe. They are easier to carry around than your face wash and it is a quick fix to get you from the gym to the coffee shop or to the store before you run home.

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