Whether you’re a seasoned runner breaking marathon records or a nervous beginner pulling on your first ever running shoes, your favourite music can provide the extra motivation you need to push through the pain barrier. Hit the dropdown menu above to head straight to our short reviews or read on for more headphones buying advice.
The likes of Sennheiser, Pioneer, Monster and Jabra are among the many manufacturers vying for your head space, trying to create the best headphones for pounding the pavement or the treadmill.
You could just stick with the Apple Earpods that come boxed with your new iPhone 6 but we’ve tried them, and it’s safe to say they simply don’t cut it. They’re just not made for running.
Whatever your budget or your requirements we’ve been testing some of the leading sports headphones, from the affordable Sennheiser PMX 685i, to the more expensive Monster iSport Victory.