I’m sure that anyone knows how your favorite tracks have the power to motivate you and get you pumped whenever you’re working out or especially when you’re running.
But if you don’t have a good pair of running headphones you’ll be more annoyed than pumped.
First of all, good running headphones should have a tight, secure fit in your ear, it should be sweat-proof since you’re gonna listen to it while performing intense sports activities and of course it should deliver high quality sound.
So, if you’re in the market for good running headphones, you’ll find the best pairs in the list below, or you can go here if you prefer bluetooth sports headphones.
- 1. Sennheiser Adidas OCX 685i Sports Earphones
- 2. JayBird BlueBuds X Bluetooth In Ear Headphones
- 3. Sennheiser PMX 685i SPORTS Adidas In-Ear Neckband Headset
- 4. Bose MIE2i
- 5. Yurbuds Ironman Inspire PRO Performance Fit Sport Earphones
- 6. Philips ActionFit SHQ4017/28 Sports Neckband Headset
- 7. MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Memory Wire
Best Running Headphones
1. Sennheiser Adidas OCX 685i Sports Earphones
The lightweight OCX 685i sports earphones by Sennheiser only weigh 4.2 ounces, the only thing reminding you the’re still on your head is the high quality sound they offer.
The earloop design allows for a tight, secure fit on your ears even when sweating. And thanks to the flexibile materials the earloops are made of, you’ll also get a great level of comfort even when you wear the headphones for longer periods of time.
The sound quality this pair of headphones give you is just as amazing, with excellent highs and mid-range sound as well as a deep, strong bass that’ll get you pumped and motivated whenever you’re in the mood for a run.
2. JayBird BlueBuds X Bluetooth In Ear Headphones
The JayBird BlueBuds X headphones deliver a crips sound with powerful bass response with zero distortion at higher volumes.
These are the ideal headphones for exercising due to their sweat-proof design and tight in ear fit.JayBird also gives you a lifetime warranty againts sweat.
The battery life on these earbuds is pretty long, up to 8 hours, giving you a full day of listening or a full week of workouts.
The Shift Premium Bluetooth Audio system developed by JayBird delivers clear precise audio similar to wired audio performance.
Overall, across the genres, the BlueBuds X provide a very clean mix, with a great balance between deep lows and crisp high-mids and highs. Frankly, they sound far better than most exercise earphones out there.
JayBird BlueBuds X Bluetooth In Ear Headphones Video Review
3. Sennheiser PMX 685i SPORTS Adidas In-Ear Neckband Headset
The Sennheiser PMX 685i headset feature a lightweight, neckband-style build, specifically designed to fit comfortably under your biking helmet and to stay firmly attached to your ears even through rough terrain.
Soundwise the PMX685i have gone through some exeptional improvements from their predecessors, offering a more clean sound with clear, accurate highs and mids and a strong, thumping low end.
The headphones incorporate a moisture protection system which allows you to rinse them under a tap to remove sweat. They also come with an Apple-friendly inline remote and mic which give you the possibility to take or make phone calls while working out, running or biking.
4. Bose MIE2i
The MIE2i headphones incorporate Bose’s proprietary StayHear silicone tips which provide a better in-ear stability while working out, jogging while at the same time ensuring a great level of comfort for hours at a time.
Thanks to the additional port also known as Enhanced TriPort Acoustic Design, the sound comes out smoother and more natural giving you well-toned audio with impressive performances on the low end.
The headphones also come with 3 sizes(2 pairs each size) StayHear silicone tips and a protective carrying case.
Bose MIE2i Video Review
5. Yurbuds Ironman Inspire PRO Performance Fit Sport Earphones
The Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro incorporate a twist and lock design, which allows for a secure in-ear fit, keeping the earphones in place during intense activities like running, riding a bike or working out in the gym.
The headphones are sweat proof and water resistant, making them ideal for any weather condition. Thanks to the medical-grade silicone used in making the ear tips, the comfort level is impressive even after longer listening periods.
The high performance neodymium driver delivers well-balanced audio reproduction with a deep low-end and clear highs and mids. The 3 Button Dry Mic made for iPod, iPhone, and iPad allows you to take or make calls effortlessly while using the headset.
Yurbuds Ironman Inspire PRO Video Review
6. Philips ActionFit SHQ4017/28 Sports Neckband Headset
The Philips ActionFit SHQ4017/28 Sports headset features water resistant materials and seals which helps protect it from sweat related damage while still allowing you the posibility to wash it under running tap water.
The headset comes with 3 sizes of soft silicone ear tips which ensure a tight fit providing you with decent noise isolation and comfort.
Thanks to the anchor point of the cord to the neckband being behind the left ear, the cord is kept out of the way, especially if you run the cord down your back, but also holds true if you connect to your iPod on your arm or have the cord run across your chest.
7. MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Memory Wire
The Sport-Fi M6 from MEElectronics is where great sound quality and comfort meets a secure fit, all for an unbelievably low price.
The earphones deliver great sound reproduction across the full frequency range, with clear, crips treble and a deep, thumping bass. The M6 has an over-the-ear, stage monitor design with stainless steel memory wire to hold the earphone securely in place for a locked-in fit perfect for physically intense activities such as running, weightlifting, or biking.
The MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 earphones incorporate memory wire technology which keeps the cable over your ear and in place so the earbuds will not move around even during sports and activities. The memory wire is designed to be flexible and bent to the shape of your ear.
MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Video Review
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