Hitting the gym is no cakewalk. In a literal sense, walking around your gym with a fistful of cake isn't going to earn you any favours with the locals (cheat day excluded), but metaphorically speaking, it’s the type of place that doesn’t dole out sympathy to anyone, even newbies. So it pays to be over-prepared when entering the iron palace. You've sorted your gym threads – now it's time to nab yourself a gym bag with a handful of a-grade essentials. Gear gains, ahead.