Going to the gym need not be a chore! You can find your inspiration in your gear, especially when you have fancy and functional gym bags for men and women. Today, let’s take a look at the bags that combine form and function and make for a great gym must-have.
Gym Bags for Men and Women
Some sports duffels are so chic and functional that they can serve as gym bags for men and women both. In this list, we’ve counted down some of the most versatile bags that can serve as both work and play gear.
1. PUMA 20-in. Formation Duffel Bag
Sleek and straightforward are two words to describe this duffel bag designed by PUMA. It provides users with multiple carry options and features a large main compartment that lets you pack on your gym clothes plus two changes. It includes two zip pockets and a main compartment that can store all of your clothes and gym gear for an all in one carry all. Great for both men and women. Available at Kohl’s for $33.99.
2. Sweaty Betty All Sport Backpack
For the ladies, here’s one non-bulky gym bag that combines elegance with function. This bag takes you from Barre to bar in no time! It features a lightweight scuba style fabric and essential pocket so you can keep your things organized. It also features strap for your yoga mat, so you can keep your hands free. Comes in a gorgeous Aubergine color, too. Tres chic! Available at Sweaty Betty for $115.
3. Dooney & Bourke Nylon Gym Bag
This bag is perfect for those who are coming straight from work. It features a top zip closure, inside zip pocket, and two inside pockets for organized storage. Its nylon fabric is great for all types of weather, especially during the rainy season, as it initially repels water. It’s large enough to fit all your gym essentials in one sleek bag that also doubles as a travel bag. Get this at Bluefly for $279.
4. Nike Vapor Power 2.0 Training Backpack
This amazing training backpack from Nike definitely packs a punch. It features weather-resistant weather and spacious compartments to store all your stuff. It has a main compartment for your gym gear, plus a shoe compartment and even a laptop sleeve for those who are just coming out of work. There’s also ergonomic padding and a durable exterior to keep your things safe from the elements. It also features a Nike Pro Adapt system that has ergonomically padded straps and back panel. Perfect for those highly athletic gym buffs who are always on the go. Available at Nike for $70.
5. Adidas Squad III Duffel Bag
Active ladies will love this gym bag, which features a spacious main compartment with a U opening. It also has a tricor-lined mdia pocket, mesh water pocket on the side, and multiple zip pockets for all your valuables. Also includes a ventilated shoe-tunnel with FreshPAK technology that prevents odor-causing bacteria to spread. Available at Zappos for $45.
6. Under Armour Imprint Backpack
This gorgeous backpack is so versatile and functional that you can take it anywhere with you, including to the gym! This sporty backpack features UA Storm technology that lets you battle it out in any weather, as it has highly water-resistant finish and water-repellent front to keep your valuables and things protected. In terms of storage, it has a tough, abrasion-resistant bottom so you’re sure your things are safe. It also features a soft-lined laptop sleeve that fits a 15-inch computer, as well as a large, gusseted front laundry/shoe pocket placed at bottom of bag. There are two side water bottle pockets and a card stash pocket on the shoulder strap. Available at Kohl’s for $54.99.
7. Diesel Camouflage Print Duffle Bag
The sleek camo print on this Diesel duffel bag definitely means business. This spacious duffel features top handles and a top zip fastening, a main internal compartment and an internal zipped pocket to keep your smaller items. Also features trademark “Only the Brave” prints from founder Renzo Rosso’s fashionable vision. Available at Farfetch for $230.
8. Nike Women’s Radiate Club Duffel Bag
Featuring optimal storage for all your gym gear, this Nike Radiate Club Duffel Bag is designed especially for women. It features a spacious main compartment with a coated bottom panel to keep your things intact and protected from wet weather. It includes a ventilated shoe compartment that offers breathable gear storage and removable shoulder straps and dual handles for carrying any which way you want. Available at Kohl’s for $53.99.
9. FILA Argus 2 Backpack
A quintessential travel and gym must-have, the Argus 2 Backpack has enough space for all your gear. It even has a pocket that fits a 15.4-inch laptop, so it’s great for those who are coming from work and heading to the gym. IT has three zippered compartments to keep things neat and organized, as well as an organizer that keeps supplies where they should be. You’ll also love the tablet pocket for your devices. Take this from work to play in an instant! Available at Kohl’s for $23.99.
10. Superdry Women’s Fitness Barrel Bag
A stylish woman needs a stylish gym bag and that’s exactly what you get with this barrel bag from Superdry. Its straightforward, no-frills design features two handles and a single layer zipped main compartment, as well as two external Superdry Sport branded zipped pockets and one external mesh pocket. Get this at Superdry for $41.65.
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