The 5 Best Gym Bags for Athletic Moms

Sometimes getting to the gym can feel like a chore. And, with all the things you need to bring along, well, it can weigh you down too. A well-organized athletic bag that is stylish, easy to carry and can hold everything you need makes all the difference in the world. Whether you pack everything-but-the-kitchen-sink or are a tried and true minimalist, there is a bag out there to fit your needs.

Adidas Squad III Duffel Bag

Designed with a woman’s needs in mind, this duffel features a large, easy-to-access main compartment, and separate ventilated compartments to contain your shoes and post-workout clothes. There are several smaller pockets to hold your cell phone, water bottle, and keys so your essentials are secure and within easy reach.

Barrel Women’s Duffel Bag

Stand out in a sea of black with this feminine and functional gym bag. Durably made with a 13-inch long shoulder straps that are adjustable to go cross-body for ergonomic ease. A zippered inside pocket is there to keep toiletries and smaller items in check. A great carryall, this bag doubles nicely as an overnight or carry-on.

Under Armour Undeniable Duffle Gym Bag

Water and abrasion-resistant, this Under Armour training bag is lightweight but well-made. Though it’s available in several sizes, we recommend the “small” if you are an average gym packer. It will easily carry all your essentials including towels, shoes, change of clothes, water bottle and toiletries with room to spare. If you need room for more, there’s always the medium and large sizes to consider.

Adidas Studio Duffel Bag

If you want just one bag to get you through the day, this is the one! Designed with a padded slot for a tablet or laptop, a roomy main compartment, and a ventilated shoe tunnel, this bag can go straight from work to the gym. The wide, easy-open top makes packing and unpacking this bag a cinch.

Compact Gym Bag with Shoe Pocket

If you walk or take mass transit, or if you just want a smaller bag for your workout necessities, this compact duffel fits the bill. Stylish and easy to carry, it also includes an adjustable shoulder strap, a built-in shoe compartment, and a faux-fur lined media pocket.