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Exploring the world of protein shakers and water bottles for gym

When you are working out, you need to pay attention to your hydration levels; constantly drinking water or any other hydrating drink is essential, because exercise will make you sweat and that will lead to dehydration of sorts. In order to replenish those fluids, you need to drink water in between your sessions. Whether you are looking to gain muscle or lose weight, you will also need to add some form of supplementary drinks, such as protein shakes or health drinks and in order to carry all of these around with ease, you will need the right equipment. 

Welcome to the world of water bottles and shakers for gym, which not only allow you to carry around water and other drinks. Simply put, a shaker is a tumbler with a lid or a bottle, which allows you to make protein shakes or other similar drinks, with absolute ease. When you are carrying items such as protein drinks, it might not be possible to carry everything; so, you can simply add protein powder in the bottle and when you need it, you can simply add water and shake well to get your drink ready. 

At SportsBunker, you can shop from a wide range of bottles and shakers, in terms of materials, colours and sizes.

The many types of gym shakers and bottles

For most people, water bottles and shakers are the same – they are simply means to carry water or any other liquid from one place to another. However, if you explore the collection that we offer at SportsBunker, you will see that this is actually a really wide world. Here are some of the most common types of shakers and water bottles for gym:

  • Water bottlesGenerally made using plastic, stainless steel or glass, these are basic bottles that are meant to hold water for hydration during workouts and you can get these in varying sizes ranging from 500 ml to 1000 and more. 
  • Sports bottles – These are normally designed for athletes and those who workout regularly, and like to drink sports drinks or electrolyte mixes. These tend to be lightweight and many have squeezable bodies and pull-up spouts. 
  • Shaker bottles – If you are looking for gym shakers, then you are looking for something that will allow you to mix protein shakes, pre-workout, or other nutritional supplements. These will normally have a secure lid and some form of built-in mixing mechanism to ensure that the powders get blending easily. You will also be able to find bottles that have measurement lines for accuracy. 
  • Infuser bottles – These are bottles are meant for infusing water with fruits, herbs, or other flavourings and will have a removable infuser basket, in which you can place the fruits or herbs. 
  • Insulated bottles – If you are someone who like to carry really cold or hot beverages to gym or during workouts, then you will need an insulated bottle. These will have a double-walled construction with vacuum insulation to maintain temperature and come in various sizes. 
  • Smart bottles – These are the latest innovation in the world of bottles, which have some form of technology that will track your hydration levels, temperature of the liquid stored and even remind you to drink up! 

How to make the right choice – shakers and water bottles for gym goers

Although there is plenty to pick and choose from, you need to make sure that you do so with care and concern. You need to make sure that you pay attention to several factors, before buying water bottles or protein shakers for your personal need:

  • Pay attention to the material – you can choose stainless stell or BPA free plastic bottles as these tend to be more durable and are better for health as well. 
  • Make sure that the bottle or shaker you choose is leakproof, because you don’t want accidental spills or leaks when you shake the bottle well. 
  • You can also look for shakers that have some form of mixing mechanism, which will help break up clumps and mix powders evenly with liquids.
  • Consider the capacity of the bottle, which can vary from 400ml all the way up to 1000ml and at times every more. Look for a size that works for you and will fit in your gym bag. 
  • Many shaker bottles have measurement markings on the side, which will ensure that you have accuracy while preparing drinks. 
  • You should also look for bottles that are easy to clean and maintain and while you can choose based on colour and pattern, you might want to look for a wide mouth, which will allow easy drinking and cleaning. 

The real benefits of best gym shakers

Before you go looking for the best gym shakers, you need to understand the real benefits of using them first and these are the main one:

  • There is a matter of convenience, because you can carry them wherever you go and you can ensure that the hydration is never compromised. 
  • You can ensure that you are carrying clean water or drinks that have been prepared with hygiene, rather than relying on liquids from outside. 
  • Shakers make mixing nutritional supplements super easy; they will ensure that the drink is lump free and smooth. 
  • Carrying infused waters can give you a boost of energy and ensure that the water and essential salt level in your body is constantly maintained. 
  • You can do your bit for the planet, but carrying around something that it is reusable. 

FAQ

  • What is the best water bottle for gym?
  • That depends on your personal preference – how big or small a bottle do you want, if you have any preference in colour and what material you prefer. 

  • What is a gym bottle called?
  • It can be called a water bottle or shaker. 

  • Why shaker is used in gym?
  • You can use a shaker to mix protein shakes or other supplemental drinks, while on the move. 

  • How do gym shakers work?
  • You can simply add your protein powder, liquid of your choice such as water or milk and shake well to ensure uniform mixing. You can drink directly from the shaker. 

  • What is the difference between shaker bottles and normal bottles?
  • Normal bottles might or might not allow for proper mixing of protein or nutritional shakes, but a shaker bottle is designed with the exact intent, so you can be rest assured.  

  • Is a protein shaker bottle necessary?
  • If you want to stay on top of your hydration and supplements, then you should invest in a shaker bottle. 

  • Are these bottles and shakers easy to clean?
  • If you are buying bottles and shakers from SportsBunker, then you can be sure that they will be easy to clean and maintain. 

  • Why should I carry a water bottle when I can buy water?
  • When you carry your own bottle, you are doing your bit for the planet – this is a reusable and sustainable option, as opposed to single use plastic. 

  • Do you offer customization on water bottles?
  • We offer multiple brands of bottles, but unfortunately no customisation. 

  • Do you offer multiple sizes in bottles and shakers?
  • You can pick and choose from several shapes, sizes and designs.