13 Headphones That'll Make Every Workout Better

Don't hit the gym without them.
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A solid pair of headphones makes every kind of workout more enjoyable. Whether you're going for a run, lifting weights, or just trying to get a moment of zen, there's a set of headphones that are made for every type of activity. They have all sorts of features that you just don't get with your run-of-the-mill headphones: sweat-proof exteriors, long-lasting batteries, and easy access to your music of choice. Stick with a pair that can handle the stress of a workout. Here are some of our favorites. 

Aukey Latitude Wireless Headphones

These are the best budget pick for casual workouts—they're simple and no-slip.

Yurbuds Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones


Yurbuds use a twist technology to lock the buds in your ears so they won't slip out while you're running, jumping, and sweating.

Swimbuds Waterproof Headphones

If your workout involves being submerged in water, this completely waterproof style is the best option.

JBL Under Armour Wireless Headphones

JBL teamed up with the workout experts at Under Armour to create a product ideal for fitness. You can pair it with a MapMyRun membership to easily track your progress.

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Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 Sport Headphones

These on-ear headphones are great for heavy lifts. Plus, the battery holds a charge for up to 18 hours.

Jaybird X3 Sports Headphones

If in-ear buds are often too big to stay in, try Jaybird's style. The smaller size stays put.

Sony SP600N Wireless Noise Canceling Sports Headphones


These small headphones are great for bringing on trips where you want to get a quick workout in.

Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones

If you like the feel of knowing your headphones are in place, this wraparound kind is a good option. They also have a super quick charge—just 15 minutes-worth of juice will give you an hour of listening.

Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones


You'd be hard-pressed to find a studier pair of headphones for every type of workout. The earhooks are key here: They won't fall out even when you're moving, bending, or flipping.

Altec Lansing Evo True Wireless Headphones

These headphones are waterproof, which keeps them safe from both the elements and your own sweat.

Apple AirPods


Airpods are actually great for working out. They position themselves in such a way that they won't slip around. Plus, if your workout requires a hat, these won't get pushed out because of it.

Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphones

A wire comes in handy if you're doing anything that involves some upside movements, like yoga.

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* Minor edits have been made by the editors.

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