Looking for the best headphones to use in the gym or while running? We’ve put the top sports headphones to the test.
Whether you’re a seasoned runner breaking marathon records or a nervous beginner pulling on your first ever running shoes, your favourite music can provide the extra motivation you need to push through the pain barrier.
Hit the dropdown menu above to head straight to our short reviews or read on for more headphones buying advice.
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Pioneer SE-E721 at Amazon.co.uk | Was £40 | Now £29
Monster iSport Victory at Amazon.co.uk | Was £129 | Now £59
Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless at Amazon.co.uk | Was £199 | Now £88
Yurbuds Inspire Limited Edition at Amazon.com | Was $99 | Now $63
Sennheiser PMX 685i Sports at Amazon.com | Was $100 | Now $69.99
JayBird BlueBuds X at Amazon.com | Was $169.99 | Now $78
The likes of Sennheiser, Pioneer, Monster and Jabra are among the many manufacturers vying for your head space, trying to create the best headphones for pounding the pavement or the treadmill.
You could just stick with the Apple Earpods that come boxed with your new iPhone 6 but we’ve tried them, and it’s safe to say they simply don’t cut it. They’re just not made for running.
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We used all pairs in the gym and outdoors to ensure these headphones can brave the elements, comparing their ability to fight off sweat, rest securely in the ears, deliver excellent audio and have enough battery life to last the distance.