Gym Bag Essentials; Stuff you need, and stuff you’ll love

Tuesday 13th Jul 2021 |

We head for the gym multiple times a week, yet how many times do we end up stuck without shampoo, water bottle or our headphones?

To prevent these annoying mishaps, here is a list of gym bag essentials , plus a few treats to reward your hard work!

Gym Bag Essentials – New limited-edition mini products from Dr. Hauschka

This summer, Dr. Hauschka invites you to discover its best-selling face and body care products in special limited-edition sizes – light and small enough to pack in your everyday gym bag, but generous enough to offer a genuine idea of how they perform.

Gym Bag Essentials – Facial Toner, Limited-Edition 30ml Size, £9.50
The Facial Toner supports the skin’s natural processes of cleansing and renewal, refines the appearance of pores, balancing moisture and oil content, and leaves skin looking and feeling healthy, toned, and radiant. It is the ideal daily care product for normal, dry and sensitive skin, as well as skin that is in need of regeneration. The anthyllis extract helps skin remain balanced and healthy whilst witch hazel extract supports tone and elasticity, refining pores.

Gym Bag Essentials – Hydrating Hand Cream, Limited-Edition 30ml Size, £10
A trusted companion for sensitive and hard-working hands, the Hydrating Hand Cream pampers and nourishes hands. The composition with blackthorn and anthyllis, as well as beeswax and wheat germ oil, preserves moisture and creates noticeable smoothness for dry, overworked hands. Absorbing quickly and leaving no greasy residue, the Hydrating Hand Cream can
be used effectively throughout the day.

Gym Bag Essentials – Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk, Limited-Edition 30ml Size, £7.50
The enlivening, fresh scent of the Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk awakens and invigorates. This fast absorbing, revitalising body milk is formulated with extracts of lemon and lemongrass sourced from Italy and Argentina to invigorate and refresh the body, leaving it feeling toned and firm. Quince seed extract soothes and hydrates, promoting increased moisture levels while jojoba, sunflower and olive oils replenish, fortify, and nourish the skin for all-day hydration.

Gym Bag Essentials – Translucent Bronzing Tint, 18ml, £19.00
The Translucent Bronzing Tint adds a radiant glow to every complexion. With tinted mineral pigments, olive oil and extracts of medicinal plants such as anthyllis and witch hazel, the formula does not cover the skin, but expertly blends with each individual skin tone to create a natural sun-kissed and fresh complexion. The Translucent Bronzing Tint is ideal for use alone or with all Dr. Hauschka moisturisers to give the complexion a healthy, sun-kissed glow. Alternatively, the Translucent Bronzing Tint can be applied on top of foundation to subtly contour and create a naturally glowing complexion.

Gym Bag Essentials – Sambucol Immuno Forte Effervescent Tablets – £8.99

Contains natural Black Elderberries as well as Vitamin C and Zinc to help strengthen the immune system. Ideal for those who like a lighter version of the great tasting liquid or want a product to take on-the-go. It is also high in antioxidants and contains no artificial flavours and no added sugar! Sambucol is the product of over 20 years research, making it the most extensively researched black elderberry product in the world. 

Gym Bag Essentials – AIRFRO 00.1 PHiT 250ml, £18.40

AIRFRO 00.1 PHiT is a protein-hit co-wash for intense hydration. The latest AIRFRO product uses a 3-in-1 cleanse, condition and protect method to give hair hydration, a deep conditioning and also sun protection using ingredients such as argan oil, flaxseed and rice bran. 00.1 PHiT builds strength, length and helps retain moisture for strong and healthy hair, without stripping the hair of its natural oils or causing breakage! 

Gym Bag Essentials – AIRFRO 003. DFY 250ml, £14.95

Due to 00.3 DFY’s antibacterial, cleansing and hydrating formula of natural ingredients such as Aloe Vera, Honey, Grapefruit and Lavender, the gender-neutral product reduces static, defines afro hair and eliminates an itchy scalp. 00.3 DFY is essentially a dry shampoo for curly hair that can be used after a game, workout or between washes for fast and fresh hair.

Gym Bag Essentials – Freetrain V1 Vest

The V1 vest is the running product you didn’t know you needed, until you have it! An innovative solution to the problem of how to take your phone and keys with you while you run. With over 150,000 satisfied runners & trainers, the V1 has finally given you the most streamlined & balanced way to take your small essentials with you whilst you train. In the age of the smartphone, people now like to track their workouts, listen to music, or even keep in touch with the rest of the world whilst they exercise. Carrying your phone, keys & energy boosters can be distracting when you have something bouncing around on your arm or pocket or even riding up your back. Now you have the solution.

Gym Bag Essentials – Breakfast-to-Go Protein Balls

If your kids struggle to eat in the morning and run out of time, the Breakfast to Go protein ball range is ideal. 100% natural, high fibre and protein-packed, these nutritious bite-size balls also will give your kids a vitamin boost, with Vitamins B12, C & D. Available in two flavours: Blueberry Oat Muffin and Coffee Oat Muffin, they’re also gluten-free. The Protein Ball Co. products are widely available from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Ocado, Holland & Barratt and Amazon, RRP £1.99 per 45g bag.

Gym Bag Essentials – Great British Porridge Co

Perfect for teens who need a quick, nutritious brekkie,  these 100% natural, no added sugar, vegan, gluten and dairy free instant porridges are full of health benefits and the best ethically-sourced fruit, nuts and seeds and take less than a minute to make! They come in five yummy flavours: Red Berry & Pumpkin Seed, Blueberry & Banana, Strawberry & Peanut Butter, Caffe Latte and Classic Chocolate and are available in Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Wholefoods Market, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and selected retailers nationwide, RRP £3.99 for a 385g bag.

Gym Bag Essentials – Clinisoothe+ Skin Purifier 


It’s now time that we attend to our post-workout skin health. It’s a quick and easy spray-on product (also available in a refill bottle form), which makes it the perfect gym kit companion. 
Post-workout sweat, oil and bacteria can wreak havoc on the skin, leaving the face prone to breakouts and irritation. This is where Clinisoothe+ Skin Purifier comes in, a powerful cleansing antimicrobial solution that reduces redness, soothes skin, combats breakouts, actively protects the skin from irritation. Clinisoothe helps the skin to rapidly recover from harsh exposure to pollutants and contamination from the environment, making it the perfect post-workout skin health product. The product uses advanced hypochlorous technology to deliver a skin safe non-cytotoxic product with multiple benefits! Simply spritz across the face, chest, back or other problem area and see the results for yourself.

CEP Socks for Recovery Women – £34.95 

Recover faster with these socks thanks to their medi compression profile, helping improve blood circulation and oxygen supply for faster recovery after sports. Offering unmatched comfort, these socks are a great gym bag addition, especially for those that enjoy back-to-back training sessions.

Sundried Water Bottle – £11.00

‘This stylish and reusable water bottle is the perfect gym bag essential – promoting quick hydration after the hardest of sessions. ideal for active gym bunnies and for those looking to remain well hydrated throughout the day.