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The MyBag Guide to the Gym Bag

The MyBag Guide to the Gym Bag
Sarah Atkinson
Writer and expert7 years ago
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Long gone are the days of recycling your old school P.E. bag to transport your sweaty gym clothes – it’s time to retire that tatty holdall for good and invest in a new workout bag with both style and functionality. Of course, when choosing a gym bag there are some prerequisites and practicality is key, but that doesn’t mean sacrificing style for substance. The MyBag Guide to the Gym Bag talks you through the perfect styles to make an effortless transition from the boardroom to the weights room.

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The Traditional Duffle Bag

Think of a gym bag and the traditional duffle bag springs to mind. If you’re someone who loves the practicality and doesn’t want to stray too far from traditional function, then a stylish update of this classic style will be the perfect choice for you. Not only a great bag for holding all your gym clothes, these bags also make the perfect luggage for a weekend away.

Compartmentalised Bags

The essential element of any good gym bag – a compartmentalised bag will allow you to separate clean clothes from dirty gym kit, and keep valuable items such as your phone, keys and that all-important post workout flapjack safely tucked away.

Gym Backpacks

2017 has seen an epic return of the backpack. Loved by celebrities, style bloggers and tourists alike, the backpack trend is set to become ever more prevalent as we head towards 2018. The best part about the return of the backpack? Not only will you look inimitably stylish as your arrive for your workout, but the bags are infinitely practical for transporting your gym kit, trainers or swimming kit around.

The Statement Sportsbag

You’ve already made the effort to get to the gym, you may as well make a statement whilst you're there. The statement gym bag is the perfect accessory for the fashion-conscious yoga bunny who wants to effortlessly run from the studio to the high-street without looking out of place. Think oversized tote bags and statement shoppers, big enough to house both your gym kit and your latest shopping-spree purchases.

Sarah Atkinson
Writer and expert
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