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9 Things You Absolutely Need For Your Sweat Sesh

After a weekend of indulgence with your gals (wine and cheese, obvi), it’s time to hit the gym again. And that means you need your gym bag essentials on hand. We know, we know, working out can be a pain sometimes. But with the right accessories, your sweat sesh will be way more doable. Hello summer bod...and the most perfect gym bag checklist you ever did see!

Gym Bag

This one’s a no-brainer. A cute, motivational gym bag like this will be sure to make you hit the treadmill. Because, we know you like your pizza. Plus, it’s the perfect size to fit all your workout essentials.

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An absolute must. You need deo for your B.O. This Lavanila Sport Luxe Deodorant is an award-winning, aluminum-free, high-performance deodorant. Aka your workout buddy will definitely appreciate it. Put this at the very top of your gym bag checklist.

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Water Bottle

Everybody needs a cute, trendy water bottle on their gym bag checklist. The environmentally-friendly BKR Water Bottle is wrapped in a soft silicone that comes in a plethora of bright colors. Between those exercise endorphins and your bright water bottle, it might look like you actually enjoy working out.

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Yoga Mat, Yoga Block, and Towel

Here’s a three-in-one that you need. The set includes a yoga mat, block, and microfiber sweat towel. Shared mats at the gym breed germs so yeah, you need your own. Enough said. Every yogi needs a block to practice their best poses and a towel is a given. Take our word for it.

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These are amaze. Not only are they pretty, but the Bluetooth wireless ear pieces deliver superior sound for your most intense workout. Beyonce’s Lemonade album never sounded better. You know Queen Bey would have these as one of her gym bag essentials.

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Sports Bra

Supporting the girls is a must.This exclusive bra is a part of the Tone It Up X Bandier Collection and it’s almost as pretty as you. Tone It Up and Bandier know fitness so you can do no wrong in this little number. The flowery, pink racerback bra has a high-neckline, removable bra cups, and provides medium support. It’s time to hit the ground running with the girls (literally).

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Black Leggings

Black is always the best color option when working out. No visible sweat stains. No funky looks from the hottie lifting weights. And trust us, the mesh style leggings are everywhere right now so you these are a definite gym bag must. How sporty-spice of you.

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This may not seem like a practical item for your gym bag, but hear us out. You’re drenched in sweat and have brunch plans with your mom in 15 minutes. Throw these super soft, comfy joggers on and show your mama that she taught you all about preparedness. Major brownie points. These are also great for lazy days...aka every weekend, like ever.

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Face Cleansing Wipes

These were made specifically for your sweat sesh and you should have them in your gym bag at all times. Use these skin-balancing facial wipes to get rid of all your makeup and sweat pre and post workout. Bless blemish-free skin. And if you’re a total beauty junkie, it wouldn’t hurt to add dry shampoo to the mix of necessities.

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