Does anyone have any upto date advice on this?
I've been looking at these Sennheiser headphones for sport that seem designed for running and active sports. Does anyone have any experience with them? Do they stay in your ear OK?
Alternatively I've been looking at pair of regular in ear headphones. Although I'm a bit worried that they are going to isolate me from external noises too much and I won't hear cars, bikes, etc. I run on the street on the way to the park.
I use the Sennheiser PMX70 Neckband Sport Headphones and they are great, they just do not fall off. I have done long runs in them, sprints in them, and leapy jumpy kung fu kicks in them and they stay put. Also because they are Sennheiser it means they have good sound quality. I got mine for about £18 from Amazon.
The only downside is the back bit can knock against your collar or hood. If you are wearing something with a collar or hood that is. And I am not sure how it would work if you wanted to wear a hat but I don’t so it doesn’t matter to me.
Thanks for the advice! It's good to hear the Sennheiser headphones stay on your head when you're running.
I'm not sure that ear bud style headphones can been that good for sound quality compared with decent pair of ear canal headphones. I've tried a friend's pair of Ultimate Ears Super.fi 5 Pro's in ear sound isolating headphones and they sound incredible compared with the cheaper Sennheiser earphones, e.g. CX300, CX500, etc. I guess they do cost at least double that of a pair of CX500's though!
PMX70 all the way andy...they're great
Never come out despite hilly runs, fast runs, slow runs, rain, wearing baseball caps, etc.
Sound quality brilliant and you'll soon spot all the runners wearing them at races. The only negative aspect is the lead. it's too long and I end up tucking it down behind my ipod.
Apart from that, perfect.
Got mine from amazon too.
I have some Sennheiser PMX70 Sport headphones but the right one always hurts my ear inside, like maybe it's too big for my ear. So annoying because the left earphone is nice and comfortable.
I've been looking here: www.iheadphones.co.uk/sport
I was looking at iHeadphones, but after reading some reviews of their service I thought it better not to shop with them. See the following links:
If they had an award for best running earphone it would go to the Soundwise s6. Hands down or should that be hands free. You can get on amazon. They alow you to try risk free for 14 days. Although I think they should fit everyone and there is no question they sound good. Soundwise also do another earphone called the s1 but it does not look too great.
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