If you’ve recently joined a gym, you need to buy an appropriate gym bag and load it with some useful personal workout equipment. And when you’re packing up your gym bag, think ahead: You’re going to need more than a bottle of Evian and an iPod.

gym bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs

You don’t want your sweaty clothes to mingle with everything else, so keep a laundry bag in your gym bag. Add a pair of flip flops, if you shower at your gym, in order to prevent catching athlete’s foot or some other nasty bug.

Other than that, here is a list of the best products to fill your gym bag with.



Shower Gel:

Armani, Code Homme – Gel douche


Azzaro, Decibel – Shampoo

Body Scrub Soap:

Kiehl’s Since 185, Ultimate Man Body – Scrub Soap

Body Lotion:

Cartier, Fragrance Eau de Cartier Hydrating – Body Lotion


Yves Saint Laurent, L’Homme Libre – Deodorant Stick


Ralph Lauren, Big Pony Collection – Body Sprays


Yves Saint Laurent, La Nuit de l’Homme Frozen – Cologne




Biotherm, Aquapower D-Sensitive – Shave


Clinique, Men’s Age Defense Hydrator SPF 15