With the UK summer having more showers than sunshine, I’ve been finding it really difficult to plan my running routine. So, I’ve had to rejoin the gym and travel straight to the gym from work and take my fitness kit with me. Which means double the stuff I usually have to carry!

With the extra stuff I have to take to work, I’ve been struggling with at least 3 different bags - a lunch bag, my handbag and a gym bag. That’s when I someone suggested the Goddess - the perfect work to workout bag! (That’s one benefit or working at Workplay!)

Why is the Goddess so perfect?
It has really handy and convenient compartments that I’ve found really useful. Lets start with the Gym Buddy - the cute toiletries bag that helpfully hangs in the gym showers and can fit all my toiletries. There is also a trainer compartment so that I’m able to keep smelly trainers away from my Tupperware - no one wants a smelly lunch! When searching for a spare £1 coin for my locker, I did not have to rummage through the bag thanks to the handy coin pouch near the top. That can’t be said for my gym partner - who had to squeeze her things into my locker as she couldn't find her coin! As for my keys - they were stored away safely in the side pocket - ready for me to grab out as soon as I got home! So no more standing in the rain in my sweaty lycra, unpacking my bags to find my keys sunken to the bottom with thanks to the handy key strap!

As well as all of the perfectly thought out compartments, the bag is really comfortable. Because the straps are the perfect length for most females, so that the bag sits in the right place.

I am finding the GoddessIII to be the perfect work to workout bag.

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We are right in the middle of summer and that means summer holidays are in full swing! Today, I am off to sunny Spain for a week with a few of the girls - it’s great to get away from the cloudy weather we’ve had in the UK recently.

The last few weeks have been spent panic buying new clothes that I don't need and trying to organise my outfits for each day and night of the week. But, when it came to actually packing, I realised that not everything was going to fit into my suitcase. Luggage allowances are getting smaller and the cost of sneaking in the extra kilo is getting higher.

Like most ladies, I like having lots of options to choose from because I can never decide what to wear - despite my efforts to plan outfits. The heaviest items to pack are both toiletries and shoes - with the 100ml limit in hand luggage, toiletries have to stay in the suitcase but its a good idea to pack shoes in your hand luggage. So, whats the best way to organise them?

Thats when I thought of the Goddess bag, it’s lightweight, carries everything and it fits most airline carry-on regulations! It has a shoe compartment, which is really useful when carrying your trainers to go from work to the gym. But, in terms of travelling, its a great place to store an few extra pairs of sandals - freeing up enough space in your suitcase for another outfit - or two!

I will also carried a few magazines, my iPad and some naughty snacks for the plane - I’m in holiday mode so I’m having a cheat-week! I could also fit all the duty free shopping that I splashed out on at the airport too!

If you're looking for a new travel bag, the Goddess bag could be right for you!

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We often get asked what the difference is between the lovely Goddess II & III. Here’s a summary of the differences - so you can make the right choice for you!

First I'll start with the similarities, both bags:

  • Have a 35 litres/9.25 US gallons capacity. Just the right size to fit gym lockers and most airlines carry one allowances.
  • Feature a shoe compartment 
  • Have 5 tuck away pockets inside for your 'smalls'
  • Come with taffeta laundry and shoe bag
  • Have a large document pocket in the top of the bag - that easily fits an iPad or small laptop!
  • Include the signature Workplay gym locker coin pocket
  • Feature the water bottle pouch
  • Include the 'gym buddy': the ultimate toiletries bag that can hang in gym showers or use as your small bag while using the gym.
  • Include a large wet pocket, to keep damp and dry clothes separate. 

The main difference are the colours. Also, the Goddess III is made from a sheen-finish fabric and is lighter-weight. We've also added some handy key features such as:

  • Rubber coated base to keep the bag clean and damp proof on wet floors.
  • D-ring inside the bag to carry your keys or a locker padlock
  • Dedicated jewellery pocket with a zip  
  • Key clip in the outside pocket for easy access to your keys or membership pass
  • A water bottle tensioner to stop your bottle falling out of the bag
  • Reinforced piping to stop wear and tear on the corners 

Hopefully this has helped you choose which Goddess is for you!

 

We've also made a YouTube video if you want to SEE the differences.

Follow to link to see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Ugmx9YIgE

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Carrying lots of bags to work can be a struggle everyday. If you travel to the gym from work, it's likely that you'll be struggling with various bags or even stuffing everything into your handbag! 

Do you carry your smelly gym shoes in the same bag as your clean gym clothing? Have you ever been in an important meeting rummaging through your bag to find your iPad -  only to be greeted by your smelly sports bra(aaaah!)? Have you ever soaked your clean clothing with your damp swim kit whilst packing up after a swim session? 

If only there was a way to separate all your items neatly into one bag...

That's where the Goddess bag comes in - our customers say it is the best gym bag! Not only does it come with a bag for shoes, toiletries and laundry; there are also handy compartments to keep everything separated – the way it should be. So no more nasty surprises when rummaging through your bag in work!

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Finding the perfect bag to take you from desk - gym - travel can be a challenge! On most days you'll be travelling with loads of stuff, from gym shoes to towels. But at this time of year, you might be travelling with a lot more stuff as you jet off on your holiday. Why waste money buying a separate bag for the gym, work and travel?  

Thats why we created the Goddess: that we believe is the perfect gym-travel bag! Why struggle with multiple bags when the Goddess bag can take everything? Not only does it come with a bag for shoes, toiletries and laundry; it also fits most airline carry on regulations. Except RyanAir; some airlines have smaller allowances! Our bag fits in a 56cmx45cmx25cm/22x18x10inches.

We hope you agree that this bag really does do it all! 

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