If you think that a water bottle and your iPod have you prepared for the gym, think again. A trip to the gym requires way more than what you need for just your actual workout. You never know where you could be headed when you leave the gym, so we’ve racked together some of our must haves for your bag. Grab ‘em, throw ‘em in and you’re ready to go!
Either will do, it just depends on your time and preference.
But def make sure you have one of the two to spruce up your hair after a nice
Odds are, your hair will be a mess when you’re done your
workout. From moving around to sweating, there’s no doubt your hair will be in
dire need for a brush. So don’t forget to stash one in your bag to tame the
wild hairs before you leave.
It’s good to wipe your face off both before and after you
workout. If you have tons of makeup on, be sure to wipe it off so that your
makeup and sweat don’t mix and clog your pores. Don’t forget to wipe off after
either! You’re more likely to get icky pimples if you let your sweat sit on
your skin for long.
Duh! Your body will continue to sweat for a little after you
finish working out. Be sure to give yourself a good deodorant rub down to keep
You know, just to cover up any blemishes should you be
making stops between the gym and home. Running into your crush post-sweat sesh
at the grocery store? Yep, doesn’t have to be awkward!
Change of clothes
You could shower, put deodorant on, and wash your face, but
none of it will matter if you leave the gym in the clothes that you just worked
out in. The sweaty smell on your clothes will linger, and putting dirty clothes
on after you’ve just cleaned yourself up will only call for another shower when
you get home.
What’s one thing
that’s always in your gym bag? Tell us in the comments!
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BY KATIE TAKACS ON 7/12/2013 11:21:00 AM
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