We have a laundry list of requirements for the perfect gym bag. There is need to be enough pockets to stay organized; it has to be enough to get to work on; and most important, it just has to be able to carry all the things.
For this year's SELF Healthy Living Awards, we tested hundreds of athlete- and trainer-approved apparel and gear to find the best of the best in each category. Throughout our testing, we found six gyms that testers have now pledged their loyalty to, which is a hard feat. There is no such thing as the type of gym bag you have to keep around, there's one for you.
Here are our six top picks.