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These Are the Best Running Wireless Headphones Out Now

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These Are the Best Running Wireless Headphones Out Now

Listening to music is one of the most common ways to make a run feel more enjoyable. What you may not know, though, is that making a run more fun isn’t the only benefit you get from turning on the tunes. Music is able to put you in the right state of mind by elevating your levels of excitement and happiness. In other words, it pumps you up. Additionally, it can also drown out distractions, help you recover from a hard workout, and make your workout seem easier.

With all of those advantages, it’s no wonder why most runners choose to crank up the volume. However, the right kind of headphones or earbuds can also make a big difference. You don’t want headphones or earbuds that are subpar or will fall out with the slightest bit of motion. Here are some of the best wireless headphones and earbuds you can get.

Bose SoundSport Free

Price:$199

Best Feature: “Find My Buds” feature allows you to track lost earbuds with the Bose Connect App

Why We Love It: The Bose SoundSport Free are stylish earbuds that are able to produce superb sound. You won’t have to worry about these earbuds falling out as they will fit snugly in your ear, without causing discomfort, thanks the silicone rubber fins. The sweat and weather-resistant design make them perfect for any run.

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Price:$189.99

Best Feature: Quick charge feature gives you 1.5 hours of battery life in 15 minutes

Why We Love It: If you’re Apple AirPods aren’t cutting it for your workouts, the Jabra Elite Active 65t are possibly the best alternative. Boasting a secure design for even the most rigorous of workouts, these earbuds come with multiple sized ear gels for a customized fit. The Jabra Elite Active 65t also manage to fit in a customizable equalizer that allows you to personalize your music.

JBL Endurance Sprint

Price:$39.95

Best Feature: Long battery life

Why We Love It: If the $100 or above earbuds are a little too pricey for your taste, the JBL Endurance Sprint are an affordable option that gives you a lot of bang for your buck. They are water-resistant, offer eight hours of battery life, and produce decent sound.

Plantronics Backbeat Fit

Price:$75.57

Best Feature: Long battery life

Why We Love It: These are the headphones that I personally use for runs. Highly reliable, these headphones are waterproof and sweatproof, offer eight hours of battery life, and remain stable in your ear. The easily accessible controls allow you to control music or phone calls without hassle.

LifeBeam Vi

Price: $148.92

Best Feature: Advanced AI coaching

Why We Love It: The LifeBeam Vi is built to take your workout to the next level. The on-board artificial intelligence is able to track your runs, measure your heart rate and body temperature, modify your training to help you reach your goals, and has on-the-run coaching.

Jaybird Tarah

Price:$99.99

Best Feature: Ultra-soft and flexible silicone ear gels

Why We Love It: Most earbuds aren’t all that heavy, but the Jaybird Tarah are so light that you may forget they’re even in your ear. These durable earbuds produce great sound and also come with an equalizer that you can adjust with the Jaybird app.

Sennheiser CX Sport

Price:$129.95

Best Feature: Sound quality

Why We Love It: Sennheiser is a company that’s well known creating products with high-quality audio and the CX Sport is no exception. Once you have the proper ear fin fit, these babies should fit comfortably in your ear and offer good passive external noise reduction.

Jaybird Run

Price:$136.92

Best Feature: Fast charge

Why We Love It: Despite their diminutive size, these earbuds do a great job in sealing out outside sounds. Although they only have a four hour battery life, their sleek holding case holds eight hours of juice and a five minute charge gives you an hour of runtime.

Fitbit Flyer

Price:$123.75

Best Feature: Crisp, clear audio

Why We Love It: If you have a hard time finding earbuds that fit and stay in your ear, you may want to give these a try. The Fitbit Flyer is highly customizable, allowing you the change the ear tips, wings, fins, and cable. It’s other shining feature is its pristine audio that comes with two settings: Standard mode and Power Boost mode.

66 Audio BTS Pro

Price: $80.45

Best Feature: Wireless freedom up to 100 feet

Why We Love It: When you think of running headphones, you probably don’t think of over-the-ear headphones. But here’s why you should consider them. The 66 Audio BTS Pro has memory foam cushions for extra comfort, 40 hour battery life, extremely long wireless range (up to 100 feet), and high-quality audio.

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