11 Workout Essentials For Every Gym Bag

I think we can all agree that sometimes it’s hard to make it to the gym…especially when an early morning workout is calling your name. Want to make things easier? Stock up on the right pre and post- workout necessities!

We’re talking a dry shampoo that’ll take you from the studio to the streets in a snap, an on-the-go snack that’ll get you energized before a seriously tough spin sesh, and hair ties that double-up as super-cute accessories.  

See below for a list of life-changing, effective, and perfectly portable gym bag essentials that’ll give you the extra push you need to keep your summer bod lookin’ great– all year round. 

1. Fabletics True Gym Bag

Lightweight, soft materials and internal pockets make this ultra-stylish bag a total gym must-have. It’s a major multi-tasker, boasting plenty of space for a laptop, shoes, snacks, and beauty essentials, allowing you to breeze effortlessly from your workout to the office. 

2. Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo
Keep your hair looking and feeling fresh with this lifesaving hair tool. This wonder spray not only sucks up oil and smells ah-mazing, it also adds just the right amount of texture, making it ideal to use on clean hair, too!  

3. e.l.f. Studio Lotion Wipes
There’s no chance of spillage when you’ve got these wondrous wipes on hand. Each wipe contains more than enough cream to hydrate your bod after a long, intense workout, leaving skin feeling silky smooth and moisturized.  

4. Fabletics Tritan Water Bottle
A leak-proof water bottle is a must-have for the gym. This sleek sipper is tough and impact-resistant, staying shut no matter how hard your workout may be.

5. NatureBox Whole Wheat Blueberry Figgy Bars
Don’t even think of leaving for the gym without these individually-wrapped goodies. They’re a great pre-workout snack, and a single bar provides the necessary carbs, protein, and amino acids to get you through even your toughest workouts. 

6. Fabletics Hair Ties
They’re so cute, they double as accessories! Slide a few of these bold, bright elastics on your wrist in the morning, and transfer ‘em to your locks when you’re sweating it out. They’re snag-free and ideal for thin or thick hair. 

7. NatureBox Edamamix
Let’s face it – finding the perfect post-workout snack is never easy. This salty, sweet, and substantial mix is both crunchy and satisfying. The combo of protein from edamame, almonds, and pumpkin kernels fused with the carbs from dried cranberries, corn, and wild rice sticks instantly help muscles recover and rebuild.  

8. Dove Anti-Perspirant Deodorant
This lovely-smelling deodorant delivers 48-hour odor and wetness protection, all while keeping underarms moisturized. And, with an array of scents, there’s one for everyone. 

9. Ole Henriksen 'The Clean Truth' Cleansing Cloths
The perfect pick-me-up after a hot and heavy workout sesh, these vanilla-scented wipes are strong enough to remove dirt, grime, and makeup, but gentile enough to not over dry the skin. Stash ‘em in your gym bag and simply wipe and go! 

10. Fabletics No-Show Socks
There’s nothing worse than a workout sock that slips right off. These no-show socks not only stay put, but they’re seriously comfortable, too. Plus, with moisture control and arch-compression, you’ll want to wear them all day, every day.

11. NatureBox Pistachio Power Clusters
These tiny treats are the perfect way to fuel up after an intense cardio class. Each cluster has nuts and protein to both build and repair muscles. They also come complete with just enough carbs to sustain and replenish energy during and after working out.  

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