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Being a busy mom, I need to be organized.
Time is essence.
And to be totally honest, I can’t say I look forward to going to the gym after a long day of teaching unruly children. However, I know I am at my best when I exercise at least three times per week.
One thing that I religiously do to keep me motivated is to assure my gym bag is always ready to go at any time. I keep it in my car except when I am replacing my beloved gym bag items. If I bring it inside, I immediately refill my gym bag with my essentials and put it by my front door, so I can load it back in my car the next time I walk out the door.
This mandates that I have no excuses to not hit the gym on my way home even if it’s for 20 minutes on the treadmill.
The 9 MUST Have Gym Bag Items
I keep an extra cheap pair of headphones in my gym bag. I prefer to use my Powerbeats, but sometimes they aren’t fully charged. I love to listen to audible books while I work out.
- BODYARMOR SportWater
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- Gym outfit and shoes
I only pack my gym clothes and shoes when I’m going to the gym right from work, but in all honesty, I’m more dedicated when I go directly from work than coming home first. Once I get home from school, I don’t want to leave the house.
- Lip gloss
I might not have make-up on, but I always wear lip gloss. Lip gloss is sort of an addiction for me.
You can never have too many of these babies.
I keep a couple of packages of single serving nuts, such as, almonds or cashews.
- Clean towel
I usually keep several small towels in my gym bag. When I’m finished with one, I throw it in a gallon sized ziplock baggie.
- Hand Sanitizer
Keeping a travel-sized hand sanitizer clipped on my gym bag zipper is always helpful and useful.
Keeping a gym bag that’s always ready to go isn’t rocket science, but it’s just a simple task that I can do to motivate me to exercise on a regular basis.
BODYARMOR is a premium, sports drink that provides superior hydration. It’s included with electrolytes, coconut water and vitamins and is low in sodium and high in potassium.
It tastes identical to plain bottled water which I love when I’m working out.
As a treat for myself, I enjoy BODYARMOR. It’s my sport drink of choice. I don’t like sports drinks that are too sweet full of sugar.
BODYARMOR is a premium, sports drink that provides superior hydration. It is packed with electrolytes, coconut water and vitamins and is low in sodium and high in potassium. BODYARMOR sports drink contains natural flavors and sweeteners and no colors from artificial sources.
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My favorite is Peach Mango.
BODYARMOR LYTE is heavy on hydration and LYTE on calories.
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