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16 Workout Boosting Sports Earphones (To Fit Any Budget)

16 Workout Boosting Sports Earphones (To Fit Any Budget)

16 Workout Boosting Sports Earphones (To Fit Any Budget)

None of these headphones are going to make you go running. Nor will they techinically improve your lap time all on their own - but they are going to make it easier for you to hear that superb gym playlist you put together.

Which in turn will have massive benefit on your motivation, essentially giving you a technological pat-on-the-back as you reach that top step and punch the air in deeply embarrassing-not-embarrassing Rocky-fashion.

Whether you're running, cycling or gyming, these are the best sports 'phones you can stick in your ears.

Sony Smart B-Trainer

Best features

  • Smart music playback will find songs to match your pace and encourage you to run faster
  • Records your run with GPS, your heart rate and other stats to compile a full profile of your fitness
  • 16GB of internal storage, so you don't need to take your phone with you

£230


Jam Transit Micro Sport Buds

Best features

  • Wireless Bluetooth connection, with 10 hours battery life
  • Sweat-resistant build 
  • Secure fit with cord adjuster, ear hooks and spiraled ear bud design

£79.99


Platronics BackBeat Fit

Best features

  • Wireless, with eight hours of battery life
  • Neat folding design
  • Accessible controls built into ear units

£62


PowerBeats 2 Wireless earphones

Best features

  • Sweat and water resistant
  • 30 foot wireless range
  • Adjustable ear-hook design

£169.95


Sennheiser OCX 686 SPORTS

Best features

  • Inline smart remote and mic compatible with Apple, Android and Windows devices
  • Sweat and water resistant
  • Strong, rugged build

£79.99


JABRA SPORT PULSE WIRELESS EARPHONES

Best features

  • Built-in heart monitor
  • Made to "US military rain, shock, sand and dust standards", so they're tough
  • Extensive app features, with run tracking and fitness monitoring

£199


Klipsch S4i Rugged

Best features

  • Rugged rubber design
  • Easily manipulated in-line control
  • Sweat-resistant

£87


Snugs Waterproof Full Shell Set

Best features

  • Totally waterproof
  • Custom built, to fit your ear perfectly
  • Rugged metal construction 

£159


Gibson Trainer TH100/27 Sports Headphones

Best features

  • Night Nav LED lights to keep you visible at night
  • Flexible, rugged design 
  • SafeSound mode, which lets you crank down the volume and bass when you approach busy road junctions

Coming soon


Philips ActionFit

Best features

  • Waterproof, washable build
  • 1.2m audio cable
  • Adjustable ear-hook design

£30.64


Bose SoundSport

Best features

  • Comfortable in-ear hooks
  • Sweat-resistant
  • Impressive bass notes

£114.95


Monster ISPORT VICTORY

Best features

  • Washable design
  • Magnetic Flux Tube cable (it won't break)
  • Impressive sound quality

£129.95


Yurbuds Leap Wireless

Best features

  • Sweat-proof design
  • Wireless connectivity
  • PureBass audio

£79.99


Sony Waterproof Walkman

Best features

  • Internal storage so you don't need your smartphone connected to play music. You could arguably describe them as more of an mp3 player than earphones..
  • Waterproof design, so safe to take for a dip in the pool
  • Eight hour battery life

£65


Pioneer SE-E721-K earphones

Best features

  • Rugged, sweat-proof design
  • Coiled cable for more secure fit
  • Impressive bass

£24.99


SMS Audio BioSport

Best features

  • Heart-rate monitor and accompanying fitness app
  • No charging required
  • Comfortable ear-hook design

£87