A decent pair of headphones is a must for any runner who wants to make their running sessions as enjoyable as possible, runners have a lot of great headphone options available now thanks to advancements in technology. There are several wireless headphones out there that one can buy, wireless headphones are especially practical for runners since they are easily manageable, letting runners focus on their cardio session without having to worry about annoying wire management.
Let’s take a look at some great wireless headphone options, all of which come with the ability to provide great quality sound, are easy to carry and are durable enough that you do not have to fuss over them.
Plantronics BackBeat Fit
A whopping eight hours of battery life, a streamlined and comfortable design and water resistance are one of the few things that make these earphones so great. The BackBeat Fit are designed for use during exercise and offer pretty good sound quality as well, their flexible back structure lets the earphones rest comfortably in your ears while you wear them and it also ensures that you do not have to worry about misplacing one of your earphones.
Aftershokz Trekz Air
These wireless headphones have a pretty futuristic functionality, instead of covering the wearer’s ears and directing sound straight into them, the Trekz Air make use of bone conduction technology to send soundwaves through your cheekbones instead of through your ear canals. They are a good option for runners who are looking for decent sound that does not limit their awareness and are practical enough to not hinder their running sessions.
Although pricy, they are a sold choice for people who have iPhones due to the fantastic compatibility and optimisation, the Airpods have intuitive features such as one tap for setting them up and automated detection of whether they are in your ears or not. Along with controls that make using them a breeze they also offer crisp sound and a decent battery life of around 3 hours, the only problem with them is that they are very easy to misplace.
Bose SoundSport Pulse
For those people who want wireless headphones that also provide superb sound, Bose’s SoundSport Pulse are definitely recommendable, they are a bit bulkier but make up for their added weight by providing features such as in-ear heart rate monitors which sync data with various fitness apps. Tracking your fitness goals and having access to high end music is what the Bose SoundSport offer.
Jaybird X3 Wireless Headphones
The Jaybird X3 get grippy earbuds and comfort right in a way that many other wireless earphones fail to do so, their ear fins keep the earphones in place without chaffing your skin, making them great for long runs. Their long battery life is a plus too, couple this with great button controls and awesome sound quality and you get a pair of wireless headphones that are guaranteed to make most people happy.