The best gym bags to store your gym gear in style

For too long, it was superfluous for exercisers to carry a dedicated duffel bag for their gym cabinet when we were working out in our living room. Thankfully, gyms and studios are back in action, and with little sign of them needing to close their doors anytime soon, there’s a renewed need for a roomy, high-quality sports bag in easy-to-use functionality and luxurious style. Strike a balance to help you transition from the office to the squat rack.

A high-quality sports bag has more storage space than your backpack, tote or briefcase, it is more like a weekend bag as it should have plenty of room for a full change of clothes, water bottle pockets and separate compartments Room and zippered pockets for gym shoes, toiletries, supplements, notepads and more. Also, to allow you to do your daily work, it should be made of water-resistant and abrasion-resistant fabrics and come with detachable and adjustable shoulder straps for easy portability.

As you can see, we’re not very demanding…but don’t worry, the discerning fitness folks at GQ have done all the hard work to find the perfect gym bag for your fitness needs, from Look for athletic products like Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas that work well with suits and ties until it’s time to roll out a yoga mat or lift weights. Below is our full edit.


Gymshark’s X-Series 0.3 has long been supportive for their gym cabinets when we’re in the living room for too long. If you’re looking for a gym bag made by a brand that knows exactly what a modern gym rabbit needs you. The bag has been designed without a single training stone, and tech, food prep, notebook and tool kits have plenty of interior and exterior pockets to satisfy. Best of all, thanks to a removable T-frame inside, you can adjust it precisely to your needs.


Aptly named the “Go Getter” pack, Lululemon’s “Go Getter” pack is an all-encompassing pack for those who train regularly. In addition to plenty of room for all your workout essentials, it boasts a quick-access phone pocket, padded laptop sleeve and an external water bottle pocket, as well as a trolley-compatible sleeve if you want to Work out further away than your local gym.


You can always trust Nike with your workout gear, and few bags make accomplishing your fitness goals as convenient as its Utility Power training bag. With a combined capacity of 51 liters, it has all the space you need, including shorts, tops, training shoes and towels, and a few more, while ample chain-link outer pockets keep things organized. And, thanks to clever ventilation, you shouldn’t be greeted by a moldy case at the end of the day, unless you’re working extra hard. Big tick.