Six super-absorbent sports towels to keep you dry during your workout

The perfect addition to any workout.

Sports towels are towels specifically designed for use during exercise or physical activity. 

They are typically smaller and lighter than regular towels, making them convenient for carrying to the gym or using during workouts. Better yet, they are designed to be highly absorbent and quick-drying, helping keep you dry and comfortable during your workout. 

Best sports towels 2024

sports towel

Upgrade your workout routine with the quick-drying Keep It Cute Antibacterial Towel by Regent Rituals. Perfect for action sports, basketball, and boxing, this towel offers moisture-wicking fabrication, a stylish printed design, and exposed stitching for added durability.

Key features:

  • Dimensions: 50cm x 100cm
  • Moisture-wicking fabrication
  • Antibacterial properties


dock and bay sports towel

The Dock & Bay Cooling Towel is made from 100% recycled materials and features dual-layered technology that keeps it cool for up to 6 hours.

Key features:

  • Measurements: L69cm x W33cm
  • Crafted from recycled polyester cooling yarn
  • Dual-layered technology


lorna jane sports towel

Stay dry and focused on your workout with the Icon Sweat Towel, which is made from premium cotton terry fabric.

Key features:

  • Soft and lightweight terry cotton
  • Fabric loop for easy storage and hanging
  • Icon logo print


celcisu microfirbre towel

Celsius Microfibre Small Gym Towel, $19.99, Rebel Sport

The Celsius Microfibre Small Gym Towel is designed for high moisture absorption and convenience.

One five-star reviewer wrote: “I buy these towels for my gym-loving son every Christmas. They wash beautifully and he likes them because they have the zipper pocket to keep his keys in. They are a good quality towel.”

Key features:

  • Zip pocket for storage of small items
  • Hang loop for better drying
  • Compact size: 100 x 50cm
sheridan sports towel

Active gym towel, $39.99, Sheridan

The Active Gym Towel is made from 100% Turkish cotton for ultimate comfort and performance.

Key features:

  • Lightweight and quick-drying
  • Compact size: 50cm x 100cm
  • Contemporary stripe design with contrasting colour


big w sports towel

The Circuit Gym Towel, $6, Big W

The Circuit Gym Towel is the sports towel you didn’t know you needed. It’s affordable and comes with a pouch to store your keys and money. 

Key features:

  • Super absorbent
  • Includes a key and money pouch
  • Size: 90 x 50cm



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