Best Wireless Headphones for Working Out

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When you are working out, you are constantly looking for motivation. Nothing better than a good beats that keeps you pumped up all the way to your 100 sets of squats a day. On the other hand, nothing worse than a headphone that is not fit and keeps falling down and causes nothing but frustration. And that’s the last thing you’ll need. In this post, we tried to gather some information about what the experts thinks are the best wireless headphones for working out. We have been writing reviews regarding fitness trackers, but we were thinking about what makes a training session good is an activity tracker and a good pair of headphones to keep you going.

 

Best Wireless headphones for working-out

When we were researching about the best wireless headphones, we read a lot of editorial reviews and customer’s reviews here and there. We picked up some factors that we thought it is important for us and accordingly, we think might be as well to you. Here is the list;

  • Water and sweat resistant – This is important since there will be a lot of sweating during a session eui. Plus, if you consider outdoor workouts; you will need that feature especially in this weather.
  • Comfortable to wear it As we said, the last think you want is a headphone that easily falls and cause frustration.
  • Noise isolation To what degree? do we want to hear the ambient or it is not important.
  • Good Sound quality After all you need something that keeps you motivated and HITTING things hard

With that being said, it’s time to introduce you to some of the best wireless headphones in the market.

 

Bose SoundSport Wireless

Key features

  • Comfortable to wear
  • Sweat resistant
  • Good sound quality
  • Reasonable price
  • Well design; available in two colors black and aqua.

 

The bose’s sound sport is the company’s first Bluetooth sports headphone. The headphone is very comfortable to wear and have a very secure fit thanks to Bose’s StayHear and eartips. The headphones comes with small, medium and large earbuds. The headphones are designed to allow some outside noise to be heard. Which is important to be aware of your surroundings if you do a lot of outdoor exercise or biking around the neighborhood. The headphone has a clip on its cord that you can hook on the back of your shirt, which will provide more stability. The headphones seem to deliver a very good quality of sound, which was described by customers as “Warm and slightly bass-heavy”. Bose’s sound sport is sweat and water resistant, which means it can handle some splashes from here and there. There is an inline mic and a remote to skip between songs, adjust volume and answer or decline calls. It is claimed that it is very easy to pair the headphone to your phone, as bose uses a near-field communication tap-to-pair technology. When it comes to battery life, the soundsport has a 6 hours of battery life.

 

Pros and Cons of Bose SoundSport Wireless

Pros

  • Good sound quality
  • Water and sweat resistant
  • 6 hours of battery life
  • easy pair up

Cons

  • ear pieces reported to be a bit bulky, can have troubles wearing them under helmets.
  • Remote buttons can be unpleasant to work with.

 

 

Jaybird X3

Key features

  • Excellent sound
  • Sweat resistant
  • Improved battery life than the first generations

 

Since we are doing a post about the best wireless headphones, we cannot skip Jaybird x3. It is one of the best wireless headphones that are suitable for working out. It is also considered to be Bose’s rival, in the market of headphones. The Jaybird X3 is the third iteration of the company’s famous product line. It is one of the most popular headphone for workout due to its sweat resistance. If you own one of the first generations of this product, you would notice the improvements on the Jaybird X3. The design was improved, it is smaller than the x2 and its inline remote has been redesigned to be much more comfortable. In our research, we have found that the Jaybird x3 have excellent ranks when it comes to sound quality and comfort.

It has a silicon ear fins attached to your ear to add more security, which makes them perfect choice for running. Jaybird also includes a number of wingtip accessories, that comes in both silicon and Comply foam. As in noise isolation, the comply tips offer better noise isolation, however, it is not recommend to use it if you need situational awareness.

 

Also, like the Bose’s soundsport, it has a clip to be attached to your shirt. In the box, you will get a wide and different choices of earbuds in different sizes, so you will definitely find the one that fits you the most. When it comes to battery life, the company upgraded the x3 from NiMH (nickel-metal hydride)to lithium ion battery which improved the battery life to 8 hours of jam.

 

Pros and Cons of Jaybird X3

Pros

  • Gear sound quality
  • Sweat resistant
  • Comfortable and secure design
  • Solid battery life

Cons

  • Expensive price compared to its

 

Plantronics BackBeat FIT Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Key features

  • Sports and workout earbud
  • Water and sweat resistant
  • Solid battery life
  • Situational awareness design

 

If you are looking for a decent pair of headphones, specifically a running headphones, then you probably want it to be wireless, comfortable and compact. The Plantronics BackBeat Fit headphones has all the above mentioned features and more. The back beat fit is a lightweight headphone, that people find it to be comfortable to wear. It delivers a decent quality of sound. The The BackBeat Fit is designed to let some ambient sound in, which makes it perfect for running as you need to be aware of your surroundings. The The BackBeat Fit  has a standard hard buds that are covered in silicon, that attached to a flexible silicon band. It comes in three different colors ; blue, green, and red. The headphone can connect with up to eight devices through Bluetooth, and it also allows you to answer and receive calls. Controllers also allows to play with the volume, skip and pause songs.

Although being small and lightweight, it has a good battery life that lasts up to 8 hours of moderate use or around 6 hours in extensive use ( lots of music, and lots of calls). The headphone is water and sweat resistant, which makes it a perfect choice for an outdoor run in rainy conditions.

Pros and cons of the Plantronics BackBeat FIT Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Pros

  • Water and sweat resistant
  • Affordable price
  • Good sound quality

Cons

  • Some people reported the cord to be annoying while running.
  • As any other wireless headphone; doesn’t beat the sound quality of wired headset.

 

 

 

V-MODA Forza Metallo Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Key features

  • Excellent sound for an in ear wireless headphones
  • Secure, tight seal
  • Sweat resistant
  • Two color options: black or white/silver
  • Noise-cancelling dual microphones

 

V-MODA Forza Metallo Wireless In-Ear Headphones has a very unique and stylish design. This one right here should be on your wishlist if you are looking an EXCELLENT sound quality with a secured fit. However, you need to know that you will pay some extra for that, it is not a very cheap workout headphone but it is definitely one of the best in ear wireless headset. Thanks to the four included ear tips, it is pretty easy to get a secured fit. It has a noise cancelling mic, which make it easy to have a phone call In the most crowded places. It also has remote controls that allows you to pause/ skip songs and answer your calls. It has a long battery life, almost up to 10 hours of music all the way, with a very fast charging feature. The V-MODA Forza Metallo is water and sweat resistant. The batter and all other electronics that you don’t need to know about are hidden in a module that sets in the back of your neck. When it comes to the quality of sound, it is considered to be among the best sounding wireless neckband headphones. It provides a clear sound with a perfect details. Overall, the V-MODA Forza Metallo Wireless is one of the best for these reasons; stylish and smart look, practical design and great sound.

 

Pros and Cons of the V-MODA Forza Metallo Wireless

Pros

  • Excellent sound
  • Sweat/water resistant
  • Great battery life
  • Noise isolation design; good if you hate to hear the surrounding sounds

Cons

  • Long cord
  • Noise isolation design; bad if you need to hear the traffic while running.

 

 

 

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