Runners have specific needs for their headphones, and these new products do the job.
If you need a sport-specific set of headphones to power you through your next workout, there are plenty of options that take into account the needs of a runner—headphones that will stay in your ears, that are convenient to operate on the go, and that sound great.
Here are a few new products on the market to consider:
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportbuds
This sturdy headphone set connects wirelessly to your iPhone or iPod with great clarity, runner-friendly controls and modest sound output. ($130, myblueant.com)
Yurbuds Inspire Performance Fit Headphones
These traditional corded headphones offer a near-custom fit and superior sound quality (with ambient noise for safety) without breaking your budget. ($30, yurbuds.com)
Monster iSport Victory Headphones
With a super-secure noise-isolating fit, these corded headphones create a concert-quality soundtrack in your ears as you roll over the trails. ($150, monsterproducts.com)
Sony Sports MP3 Player
This featherweight hands-free MP3 player with 4G of flash memory can give you instant access to hundreds of your favorite songs.
Outdoor Tech Orcas Active Wireless EarBuds
Start your playlist and tuck your smartphone in a secure pocket—with these wireless earbuds, you can adjust volume or select songs on the fly. ($100, outdoortechnology.com)