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Locker Room Swag: Top 5 Gym Bags

Locker Room Swag: Top 5 Gym Bags

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Fitness and health have rapidly become popular lifestyle goals. Everywhere you go, especially on social media, people are working out and making healthier choices when it comes to the way that they live their lives. It’s safe to say that people are taking their bodies more seriously then they used in the past.

For these reasons, it’s important to have items in your daily arsenal that aid your goals for the day. Gyms bags and bags for people on-the-go have become more popular than ever. The average person needs something to not only carry their laptop and notebook, but also their gym clothes, workout sneakers, and prepped meals. We’ve decided to highlight of the more useful bags that can effectively accommodate a workout aficionados needs.

Gym Bags

The Everest Gym Bag

An Everest Gym Bag is already considered to be one of the best bags to have. It features plenty of room inside, versatile pouches, three spare pockets, an adjustable padded shoulder strap, and more importantly its cheap. It can easily carry a fresh pair of clothes, dirty clothes, shoes, and much more. In fact, it has a dedicated compartment for shoes and separate compartments to separate dirty and clean clothes.

The price is between $21-$24, making it half the prices of other bags of similar or lesser quality. This is great for buyers who want tons of space, but don’t have tons of cash to invest in a gym bag.

Under Armour UA Hustle 3.0 Backpack

Under Armour has become one of the world’s leaders when it comes to athletic gear. Their UA Hustle 3.0 Backpack boasts that it can not only carry your workout clothes and shoes but also your laptop and a few other accessories. That’s quite a statement.

The bag is definitely stylish and compact. However, it’s more for the person who’s on the go, rather than an athlete or an avid fitness junkie. It has just enough room to fit almost everything needed, but it won’t be able to accommodate extra items like food containers, boxing gloves, even placing two sets of clothes might be a challenge.

On a positive note, it’s the go-to bag for a corporate guy who wants to transition from the office to the gym or an entrepreneur that needs to get in a quick workout in between meetings. Another plus is the fact that normal gym bags take the form of duffle bags, which put a lot of strain of one should. Having a backpack means that the weight is evenly distributed across both shoulders, making you more comfortable and saving you from shoulder pain in the long term. Prices for these bags are between $39-$89 depending on the style that you want.

The Nike Sport Modern Backpack

If you like everything that the Under Armour bag has to offer, but can’t get over the limited amount of space, Nike might have a solution for that. The Nike Sport Backpack has a fold-over top that can be used for additional space. When released it makes the bag longer and roomier. It also features a compartment at the bottom that allows you to stash your shoes. The bag retails at $85, which in the long term is a great investment for something that you’ll use every day and can take anywhere.


If you care more about style than actual functionality, Calvin Klein has got you covered. Raf Simons designed the perfect bag for all of you style guys out there. Though the Calvin Klein 205W39NYC medium duffel bag is considered a fashion bag, made perfectly clear by the design and leather-bound mirror, it also can be used for fitness and travel.

Made of black tech canvas, leather trim, and additional side pockets, you can wear this bag with your suit and tie or your basketball shorts and compression shirt. Calvin Klein has priced this bag at $450 because as always fashion costs.


Hardcore workout buffs might appreciate the JNR Krong Bag above all. For $99 this bag can fit a pair of shoes, a change of clothes, towels, water bottles, additional workout gear, and can hold your phone and wallet. It’s thick and padded to protect all of your belongs and your shoes have a separate compartment. It’s basically the bag for the guy who only needs a bag for the gym.



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