Yoga mats can be attached using the straps at the base of the bag and it also comes in blue. UA On The Run Tote: £45, Under Armour Under Armour is loved by athletes all around the world, including the likes of Andy Murray and Simone Biles.
But for those of us who watch the Olympics rather than participate, it has some affordable gym bags to consider.
It’s comfortable on the shoulders too – nothing to complain about here. Adidas by Stella Mc Cartney Run Packable Backpack: £49.95, Adidas As well as designing team GB’s kit, Stella Mc Cartney continues to develop her range for Adidas.
This means that not only is this backpack designer and affordable, it's also useful.
We particularly liked this classic Ellesse design for a fuss-free but cool gym bag.
Considering it’s a backpack, there’s plenty of space for all your gear, an internal pocket for sweaty items and an external front pocket to keep anything you don’t want jumbled in with your gym gear.
It also folds easily, taking up minimal space in cupboards. Able Label Personalised Gym Tote: £15, Able Label specialises in personalised products and this fun tote is ideal for gym virgins who want to test the waters before committing to regular weekly workouts.
There’s plenty of room for bulky items inside though, like towels and trainers and an internal zip pocket for anything you want to keep separate. It fits in a deceivingly large amount of kit and the straps are sturdy too – you won’t have to worry about them snapping on the walk to the gym. Lululemon Run Ways Duffel: £118, Lululemon We love this duffel from high-end active-wear brand Lululemon.
All your gym kit is hidden in a back pocket too, so there’s no chance you’ll accidently whip your socks out in the office. We loved this super sleek backpack for those who are always on the go.
There are three separate compartments, so you can keep sweaty stuff away from clean items and a mesh side pocket to place your water bottle in.
It could easily double up as a weekend away bag too.
There’s plenty of room for those who don’t travel light and it could easily double up as a weekend bag.
There are also adjustable straps on the bottom of the bag for yoga mats. RI Active Black Neon Trim Gym Tote: £35, River Island This high street brand has a great range of affordable active-wear. It comes with a variety of straps – grab handles, RI Active branded shoulder straps and a detachable longer shoulder strap.
This neon tote will get heads turning in the changing rooms but if yellow isn’t your colour it also comes in black and pink.