8 best wireless headphones that are perfect for running and working out
Whether you're it the gym or outside, soundtrack your exercise with these smart earbuds
It might not occur to everyone that choosing a pair of earphones, especially in-ear ones, is a deeply personal experience.
Our ears are all very different shapes and sizes, and there are myriad factors earbuds must succeed at to deliver the best experience; whether that's comfort, fit, sound, convenience or durability.
And when it comes to working out, earbuds need to deliver on all of those factors – and also not fall out of our ears while we sweat our way through that jog.
Our testers took all manner of truly wireless earbuds out for a spin (sometimes, a spin class), focusing on comfort, durability and clarity of sound.
Every pair of earphones featured here comes with multiple bud sizes to ensure the best fit possible, which can be fiddly as they tend to be small, but it is definitely worth taking the time to find the right one.
Here are the earbuds that stood the test of HIIT, sprints, spins and yoga.
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The verdict: Wireless headphones
The Jabra elite active 75t are a joy to exercise with, delivering top notch sound and comfort which are paramount when you’re trying to get through a gruelling workout.
Anker soundcore liberty neo earbuds are a close runner up, especially as they have a similar shape and fit but at a much more reasonable price point. Beats by Dre’s powerbeats pro are also a strong favourite among our testers, given the excellent sound and connection they offer, but may be a bit of a stretch in terms of price.
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