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13 Headphones That’ll Make Every Workout Better

January 03, 2019

13 Headphones That'll Make Every Workout Better

A solid pair of headphones makes every kind of workout more enjoyable. Whether you’re going for a run, lifting weights, or just trying to get a moment of zen, there’s a set of headphones that are made for every type of activity. They have all sorts of features that you just don’t get with your run-of-the-mill headphones: sweat-proof exteriors, long-lasting batteries, and easy access to your music of choice. Stick with a pair that can handle the stress of a workout. Here are some of our favorites.

 

Aukey
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Latitude Wireless Headphonesamazon.com

$29.99

These are the best budget pick for casual workouts—they’re simple and no-slip.

 

 

 

 

 

Yurbuds
Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphonesamazon.com

Yurbuds use a twist technology to lock the buds in your ears so they won’t slip out while you’re running, jumping, and sweating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swimbuds
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Waterproof Headphonesamazon.com

$70.00

If your workout involves being submerged in water, this completely waterproof style is the best option.

 

 

 

 

JBL
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Under Armour Wireless Headphonesamazon.com

$54.70

JBL teamed up with the workout experts at Under Armour to create a product ideal for fitness. You can pair it with a MapMyRun membership to easily track your progress.

 

 

 

 

 

Plantronics
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BackBeat FIT 500 Sport Headphonesamazon.com

$76.50

These on-ear headphones are great for heavy lifts. Plus, the battery holds a charge for up to 18 hours.

 

 

 

 

Jaybird
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X3 Sports Headphonesamazon.com

$129.99

$78.90 (39% off)

If in-ear buds are often too big to stay in, try Jaybird’s style. The smaller size stays put.

 

 

 

Sony
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SP600N Wireless Noise Canceling Sports Headphonesamazon.com

$149.99

$98.00 (35% off)

These small headphones are great for bringing on trips where you want to get a quick workout in.

 

 

 

Plantronics
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BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphonesamazon.com

$79.95

If you like the feel of knowing your headphones are in place, this wraparound kind is a good option. They also have a super quick charge—just 15 minutes-worth of juice will give you an hour of listening.

 

 

 

 

Beats by Dr. Dre
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Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphonesbestbuy.com

$89.99

You’d be hard-pressed to find a studier pair of headphones for every type of workout. The earhooks are key here: They won’t fall out even when you’re moving, bending, or flipping.

 

 

 

 

Altec Lansing
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Evo True Wireless Headphonesnordstrom.com

$100.00

These headphones are waterproof, which keeps them safe from both the elements and your own sweat.

 

 

 

Apple
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AirPodsapple.com

$199.00

Airpods are actually great for working out. They position themselves in such a way that they won’t slip around. Plus, if your workout requires a hat, these won’t get pushed out because of it.

 

 

 

 

 

Bose
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SoundSport Free Wireless Headphonesamazon.com

$199.00

$169.00 (15% off)

But if you’d rather go completely wireless, Bose makes a solid in-ear one too. They’re made to stay in place as you move, and they also come with their own chargeable case so you won’t lose them.

 

 

 

Bose
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SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphonesnordstrom.com

$179.00

A wire comes in handy if you’re doing anything that involves some upside movements, like yoga.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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