Best headphones for working out

These accessories have been designed with exercise in mind...
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Best headphones for working out

Sports headphones that sound amazing

Are you still sticking to your New Year’s fitness resolutions? If so, well done – you’re doing better than us.

If you’re at that tricky stage where you need some extra motivation, then a set of headphones could be a good addition to your gym kit. You can then listen to your favourite workout tunes or listen to some handy exercise advice. With the One You Couch to 5K app (free on iOS and Android), for example, you can get in-ear support from celebrity trainers. So, if you think that listening to the dulcet Geordie tones of Sarah Millican will help you reach your goals, why not treat yourself to one of these?

Powerbeats3 Wireless – Beats by Dre wireless Bluetooth headphones

Most music fans will be familiar with the ‘Beat by Dre’ brand name by now. It’s a sign of real quality, and these Bluetooth wireless headphones are top of the range. They’re sweat and water-resistant, and the earhook design fits comfortable and snugly, so once they’re in place you can focus firmly on your workout.

Plus, they’re powered by Apple’s state-of-the-art W1 chip. This optimises your battery life, giving you up to 12 hours of continuous playback.

You can buy these headphones online from Currys.

Sony MDR-XB50BS wireless Bluetooth headphones

These headphones from Sony sound fantastic. Thanks to the inbuilt EXTRA BASS™ technology, your motivational soundtrack will sound powerful and energised – just what you need to keep you going for longer. They’re also splash and water resistant, with a tough and durable design that can cope with intense workouts and exercise routines.

You can buy these headphones online from Currys.

JVC HA-F250BT-AE wireless Bluetooth headphones

If you’re on a tight budget, these low-priced JVC headphones could be what you’re looking for. They sound fantastic (especially considering the price), and give you up to seven hours of battery life from a single charge.

The earpieces are shaped to give you a comfortable and secure fit, so they won’t fall out of your ears during a run or gym session. A couple of different sized earpieces are included, to make sure you’ve got the right fit. Plus, there’s a volume control and microphone on the earpiece, so you can take important calls hands-free.

You can buy these headphones online from Currys.

Aftershokz Sportz titanium headphones

These are the only headphones on our list that aren’t Bluetooth or wireless, but we think they’re worth mentioning (despite the dodgy spelling) because of the bone conduction technology they use. This delivers music through your cheekbones, so your ears remain completely open to hear - check out the image above to see how they fit. This makes them perfect for outdoor runs, when you need to be aware of what’s going on around you.

You can buy these headphones online from Currys.

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