7 Gym Bag Essentials You’re Missing

Whether you’re headed to the gym for a training session or getting ready to leave your tread on the track for a few rounds of sprints, it’s important to have your gym bag essentials on hand. 

Most people know to include workout gear for their specific sport—whether it’s a weightlifting belt or new minimalist kicks—but it’s all too easy to miss these must-haves below. 

Before you head out the door for your next workout, make sure you have these seven gym bag essentials packed away. 

 

About the Author

Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith is a New York native who caught the fitness bug while earning a master's in journalism at the University of Missouri. A life-long victim of the YMCA family package, she didn't learn to really love fitness until she entered the renowned Mizzou rec room. Her one true love: glow in the dark cycling.
 
After maxing out her need for (stationary) speed, Stephanie decided to hit the pavement and actually try and go somewhere by joining her first half-marathon training group. She ultimately decided to combine her love of journalism, fitness and a conversational tone in writing. You can see her work here

Stephanie Smith is a New York native who caught the fitness bug while earning a master's in journalism at the University of Missouri. A life-long victim of the YMCA family package, she didn't learn to really love fitness until she entered the renowned Mizzou rec room. Her one true love: glow in the dark cycling.
 
After maxing out her need for (stationary) speed, Stephanie decided to hit the pavement and actually try and go somewhere by joining her first half-marathon training group. She ultimately decided to combine her love of journalism, fitness and a conversational tone in writing. You can see her work here

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