IT’S IN THE BAG
A well-stocked tote goes beyond basics with gear and gadgets to ensure that you’re always workout- ready.
Hit the gym with these workout essentials
1 TOE THE LINE Moisture-wicking fabric keeps feet dry. Instance Fusion Runlite socks, $20, blacktoerunning.com. 2 TUNE UP This handy smartphone holder adjusts to bigger or smaller arms. Nike women’s distance armband, $45, blacktoerunning.com. 3 DRY RUN A quick-drying hair towel is a gym bag must-have. Aquis Lisse Luxe hair towel, $36, sephora.ca. 4 BUNDLE OF ENERGY Refuel with a natural endurance booster. Endurance Tap Energy Gel, $3.50, sportchek.ca. 5 LEND A HAND Grip and lift sans calluses with machine-washable gloves. Freedom gloves, $45, propsathletics.com. 6 ALL TIED UP Topknots and ponytails stay put with reinforced silicone grips. Scünci No Slip silicone elastics, $7 per pack of 18, rexall.ca. 7 H2GO Add ice and your choice of flavouring to the built-in caddy. Flavour-it-2-go water bottle, $15, indigo.ca. 8 BODY ARMOUR Ward off blisters and chafing. Bodyglide for Her Anti-blister Stick,
Sneaker Sidekick Stow runners in their own cubby. Get a Grip Carry it by the padded handles or use the removable shoulder strap to lug it hands-free. Hang Tight Secure a yoga mat with adjustable side buckles. WaterResistant Lining Stash damp towels and workout clothes in the interior. Pockets Aplenty Multiple interior and exterior slots in various sizes neatly store essentials. Durable Coating Waterproof bottom and side panels let you set it down in wet conditions.