The Best Gym Bags
for Men

The best gym bags for men

The Best
Gym Bags
for Men

From duffel bags to backpacks, six smart options to suit your needs

The time has come to graduate to a proper gym bag. But which one is right for your needs? Those headed to the office after a workout require a bag that's both stylish and able to contain sweat and odors. Serious athletes need something durable enough to haul equipment (along with separate storage for sneakers). Thankfully, we've rounded up six smart options to suit both your fitness needs and budget.

Our Picks

Goruck Kit Bag

Kit bag

Goruck's legendary bags are made from Special Forces-grade materials and sport a lifetime guarantee. With three well-designed organizational pockets and a comfort strap, this understated bag will surely outlast any fitness trend.

$160 by Goruck

Aer Duffel Pack 2

Duffel Pack 2

This indestructible gym-work backpack features a spacious main compartment, a quick-access EDC pocket, a ventilated shoe pocket and an internal organizational system with compartments for your gear and work tools.

$170 by Aer

Stuart & Lau Regimen Bag

The Regimen bag

This handsome bag features a dedicated shoe compartment, a rubber base for wet floors and a swiveling locker hook. Plus, a separate side pocket can stash laptops and work papers.

$395 by Stuart & Lau


Nike Brasillia Duffel Bag

Brasilia duffel bag

A compact and no-frills kind of gym bag that does its job well. A wide, easy-access zipper opens up the main compartment, there are several smaller zippered pockets for essentials along with a separate shoe compartment.

$35 by Nike

Under Armour Isolate Duffel Bag

Isolate duffel bag

This lean duffel features a DWR finish that repels water without sacrificing breathability, while a quick access zippered side pocket stashes keys and cards. Plus there's a padded shoulder strap for easy hauling.

$49.99 / $39.05 by Under Armour

Topo Designs Pack Bag

Pack bag

Great for spin class or morning yoga fans who don't want to carry a separate gym bag. Stuff your sweaty clothes or shoes into this pouch. Then you can toss the whole thing into your regular briefcase or day bag.

$29 by Topo Designs

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