These Headphones Make the Perfect Running Buds

These headphones gained’t fail—or fall out—once you’re dripping with sweat on the ultimate dash.

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Plantronics Backbeat Fit 305

Plantronics’ reflective woven cable stands out with a trendy pop of colour and a dab of security. But we actually love these buds for his or her toughness and clear sound. The IPX5 score means they’re impervious to perspiration, and their stiff, loop-shaped wings imply the buds will keep wedged in your ears.


The velvet-smooth versatile band on this headset rests gently on the again of your neck to maintain your buds in place throughout any sweat-making exercise. They sound nice, and their IPX4-rated pores and skin shields them towards moisture. Plus, the battery lasts far past the quoted 12 hours, so that they’re good for an ultramarathon (or simply an extra-long day on the seashore).

Jaybird Freedom 2 Wireless

The newest model of Jaybird’s beloved wi-fi, sweatproof buds nonetheless present 4 hours of wealthy, pure sound, however now they’ve even more-­safe stay-put wings for anchoring them in your ears. Also improved is the cord-­administration system, which retains the cable from flopping towards your cranium—fairly annoying by mile 17.

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