6 of the best men’s gym bags for 2021

Now that we’re thankfully looking at 2020 in the rear view mirror, we can hope that 2021 won’t be quite as awful a year as the one just gone and, if you’ve got it in mind to get fit over the next 12 months, you’ll likely be wanting to head to the gym on the regular. In order to do this effectively, you’ll need to make sure you’ve got a functional and robust gym bag that is up to the job. Luckily, the guys at Huckberry have plenty of bags perfectly suited to your fitness pursuits and we take a look at 6 of the best men’s gym bags for 2021 below:


Lululemon More Miles Active Backpack – $128


Boasting a durable and abrasion-resistant polyurethane body fabric which is also resistant to water and stains, this Lululemon More Miles Active Backpack ($128) will be ideally suited to all your trips to the gym over the next 12 months and beyond. It has coated water-resistant zippers which will keep your gear protected from splashes and light rain and the compression straps allow you to adjust the volume to keep gear securely in place. ($128)


Goruck GR1 Backpack – $295


The Goruck GR1 Backpack ($295) is built for cities, war zones, and beyond, so it will definitely not let you down on your visits to the gym in 2021. The GR1 is made from Special Forces-grade materials and sports a lifetime guarantee such is the calibre of the craftsmanship. It has space to house a 3L hydration bladder for all your al-fresco exercise requirements and it boasts a low-profile with just enough storage for day missions which will make it your go-to for getting active. ($295)


Aer Fit Pack 2 – $135


Boasting a front-load main compartment with spacious storage and easy access, the Aer Fit Pack 2 ($135) will be a great choice for regular gym goers out there. It has a ventilated shoe compartment which fits up to men’s size 13 shoes and a quick-access top pocket for small valuables. The Fit Pack 2 has a padded mesh back panel for enhanced comfort and breathability and the ergonomic shoulder straps designed to adjust for the perfect comfort and fit. ($135)


Mission Workshop Sanction Weatherproof Rucksack – $210


Mission Workshop’s bags are meant to get a little beat up and put through their paces so that makes the Sanction Weatherproof Rucksack ($210) ideal for all your gym exploits. They’re designed to stand up to the tough-as-nails bike messenger trade which, for the rest of us, means we’ll be hard-pressed to take these bags to their limit. The Sanction Rucksack is a small but perfectly formed, weatherproof rucksack which has been purpose built to hold all the daily essentials. It has multiple internal weatherproof pockets, laptop storage, and an internal frame sheet to balance the load. ($210)


Matador On Grid Packable Duffel – $50


This durable, weatherproof duffel that packs down into its own pocket is a no-brainer for a quick and easy option for heading to the gym in 2021. The Matador On Grid Packable Duffel represents excellent value for money at just $50 and the 24 litre capacity is more than enough for all your workout essentials. It has an extra long zipper which opens wide for easy packing and getting at what you need effortlessly and each one is crafted from extra robust 100D waterproof nylon for years of use in any conditions. ($50)


Sandqvist Erland Lightweight Backpack – $130


With understated style and uncompromising functionality, the team at Sandqvist are distilling Scandinavian design to its root and delivering some of the coolest bags the streets of Stockholm have ever seen. The Erland Lightweight Backpack from Sandqvist ($130) is built from 100% recycled ripstop nylon that’s not only tough as nails but good for the Earth. Paired with a contemporary aesthetic and a packable design and you have a daily bag that’s ready for daily to-dos and trips to the gym. ($130)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.