Best headphones for running or working out

Best headphones for running or working out


  • Beats Solo3 — $178 (save $121.95)

  • Apple AirPods with Charging Case — $144 (save $15)

  • Bose SoundSport Free — $169 (save $80)

  • Sony Extra Bass Earbuds — $29.99 (save $20)

  • Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphone — $119 (save $80.95)

The only thing more important to runners than their sneakers is a quality pair of headphones and a killer playlist. Running without music is like some form of medieval torture: it sucks. And cheap, crappy headphones just aren’t going to cut it.

When shopping for a quality pair of headphones to wear while running, you’ll want to look at a few key factors: Are they sweatproof/waterproof? Will they stay in your ears? Are the volume controls easily accessible? If you answer no to any of these questions, then you know the headphones aren’t going to work. Read more…

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Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless

While sound quality and flexibility are always good features, a great pair of headphones will do more than that.

    $199 from Amazon

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    Jabra Elite 45e

    The Elite 45e headphones are an example of quality at an affordable price.

      $99.99 from Amazon

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      Bose SoundSport Free Wireless

      These truly wireless ear buds can charge while you’re using them, and the app can help you locate them in the event that they fall out.

        $199 from Amazon

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        JBL Endurance RUN

        These are the kind of headphones you buy in multiples so you don’t have to fret once you’ve inevitably lost a pair.

          $19.95 from Amazon

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          ROVKING Sport Headphones

          These super-cheap headphones have an earhook design that keeps them on your ears, and are also sweatproof.

            $14.99 from Amazon

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            Sony MDRXB510AS/B

            These Sony earbuds offer multiple sets of covers and hooks to hold the earbuds securely in place.

              $59.99 from Amazon

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              Bose SoundSport

              Bose SoundSport are a great set of headphones to buy when the clarity of audio really matters to you.

                $99 from Amazon

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                BEST OVER-EAR OPTION

                Levin Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Headphones

                The Levin Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Headphones deliver an affordable and reliable option for anyone who prefers over-ear headphones.

                  $29.99 from Amazon

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