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Best wireless earbuds 2021: Buying Guide

Workout headphones are one of those items many people take for granted. Yes they can be used at work, home or even when commuting or traveling. But being locked away indoors without anywhere to go while the UK is now in the 2nd lockdown  and your old headphones maybe sitting in the same place you left them,  while your remain the same place & binge watch your favourite film or drama series. 

While many of us are feeling overweight and unfit, many brits have taken on the challenge and started looking after themselves by eating better and getting more active. Utilizing our limited outdoor time by going for a walk or a running down the local park has been a great foot in the door when it comes to exercising more.

But there will always come a time when you need to take the plunge and invested in a Home gym even if that’s a treadmill, multi gym or even peloton style cycling bike.

Wireless Workout Headphones

One big appeal of wireless earbuds is the freedom. With no wires running between headphones and phone, they won’t restrict your movement one bit. That’s handy for commuting and general day-to-day life and great if you’re into sports and exercise.

Some wireless earbuds have a cable or neckband connecting the buds together, but many of the options you’ll see on the list below don’t – they look just like earplugs. Other extras can include noise-cancelling tech, touch controls and carry cases that double as chargers. And now wireless earbuds also tend to offer hands-free access to personal assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. Just speak your request, and they’ll do your bidding.

With so many models and styles and so much tech on offer, though, it can make finding the best wireless earbuds for you a bit of a minefield.

Thankfully help is at hand. We’ve rounded up the best wireless earbuds on the market, drawing on our extensive back catalogue of in-depth reviews of Bluetooth in-ears. So whether you want the comfiest pair on the planet, one with brilliant battery life or just want the wireless earbuds with the best sound on the market, we’re sure to have a pair of buds for you…

What do I need to know when buying Wireless Earbuds for my workout?

Not all wireless headphones are cut out for workouts. There are certain important qualities that come into play when choosing the right pair of wireless workout headphones.

Consider asking the following questions:

Does it fit comfortably and stay on well?

Is it sweat/water-resistant?

How long is the battery life?

Does it have built-in mic and controls?

How is the sound isolation?

So why are these questions important? We have explained them in detail below. Click on the title below to expand.

AfterShokz Aeropex Wireless Headphones

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AfterShokz Aeropex Open-Ear Wireless Waterproof Bone Conduction Sports Running Headphones,Cosmic Black
£119.95

AfterShokz is not resting their laurels after their successful Trekz Air. They know exactly what the consumers want- something lighter and with longer battery life. To accomplish that is no simple feat and the AfterShokz Aeropex did just that.

Key features for workout:

  • Bone Conduction Technology
  • 8hrs continuous playtime
  • Weighs for only 26g
  • IP67 dust and waterproof rating
  • Bluetooth 5.0

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Jabra Elite Active 75t Wireless Earbuds

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Jabra Elite 85t True Wireless Earbuds - Jabra Advanced Active Noise Cancellation with Long Battery Life and Powerful Speakers - Wireless Charging Case - Titanium Black
£189.00

Jabra is known for its amazing sound quality and durability. And Jabra Elite Active 75t is no exception. The Jabra Elite Active 75t is a solid follow up to its powerful predecessor, the Jabra Elite Active 65t. It comes with enhancements that address the issues some users had with the 65t.

Key features for workout:

      • Secure active fit
      • IP57 Water, sweat, and dust resistant
      • Active noise cancellation
      • Voice Assistant integration
      • Multipoint Connectivity

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Sony WF-SP800N Wireless Earbuds

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Sony WF-SP800N Noise Cancelling Truly Wireless Headphones – Stable Bluetooth Connection – Up to 26 Hrs Battery – Ip55 Water/Dust Resistant – Secure Fit with Arc Support – with Built-in Mic - Black
£147.00

For superior sound clarity and detail while working out, the Sony WF-SO800N may very well be one of your best bets. With the Sony 360° Reality Audio, you can feel like your favorite band is beside you, playing your jam as you work out.

Key features for workout:

  • IP55 rated (sweat and splash-proof)
  • Extra bass
  • With Google’s Fast Pair
  • Advanced noise cancellation features
  • 9 hours battery with quick charge
  • Wearing detection

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Anker Soundcore Spirt X2 Wireless Earbuds

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Anker Soundcore Spirit X2, True Wireless Earbuds, Body-Moving Bass, IP68 Sweatproof, 36H Playtime, Fast Charge, Secure Earhooks, Bluetooth 5, cVc 8.0 Clear Calls, Sports Earphones For Gym, Sport
£79.99

If you’re tapped out or you’re simply not willing to shell out over a hundred pounds for a set of wireless workout headphones, Anker Soundcore Spirt X2 is the best budget option. The headphones got you covered with everything you need in wireless workout headphones.

Key features for workout:

  • In-ear with ear hooks
  • 12.5hrs continuous playback
  • IPX4 Sweat-proof

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PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT FIT 500 ON-EAR HEADPHONES

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Plantronics BackBeat 500 Wireless Bluetooth Headset - Dark Grey
£47.14

Even though we are solely focusing on Wireless earbuds, we understand these are not for everyone. They can occasionally fall out, cause inner ear pain after a long period of time, which is why we have included one over-ear wireless headphones which we found too good not to include

Key features for workout

  • On-ear headphones
  • 18hrs playtime
  • IP67 dust and water-proof
  • Class 1 Bluetooth

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AfterShokz Aeropex Wireless Headphones

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Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3200 True Wireless Bluetooth Sport Headset, In-Ear, IP57, Earhook & Bass Boost, Black
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For freedom of movement, the Plantronics BackBeat FIT 3200 is a great option. It’s one of the most stable pairs on the list. Forget about the problem of earbuds falling out! Whether you prefer to hit the gym or go for intense outdoor activities, these earbuds will keep playing your music without budging.

Key features:

  • IP57 rated waterproof
  • 8 hours of playback
  • Noise isolating
  • Super secure ear hoops
  • Sound Mix technology

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Sony NW-WS623 Wireless Headphones

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Sony NW-WS623 4 GB Waterproof Walkman MP3 Player with Bluetooth - Black
£69.97

If you’re a runner or gym goer who likes to listen to music while training in the blistering heat and concerned the sweat maybe of concern. Then these are ideal for you! Ideally these are created for swimmers and being ip68 waterproof you have no worries about sweat ruining your new investment.

Key features for workout:

  • Sweat-resistant and drop-proof
  • IP68 Waterproof
  • Ergonomic design
  • Ambient noise function
  • 12 hours of playback
  • 4GB of memory
  • Easy drag and drop music transfer

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Bose Sport Earbuds Wireless Headphones

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Bose Sport Earbuds—True Wireless Earphones—Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Running—Triple Black
£179.00

The Bose Sport Earbuds have everything you can expect from Bose – premium build quality and solid sound. They are arguably a more affordable alternative to Bose QuietComfort earbuds. However, these are lighter and smaller than their more expensive counterpart.

Key features:

  • Latest Bluetooth version 5.1
  • Comes with 3 pairs of StayHear Max tips
  • IPX4 waterproof rating
  • Simple touch controls
  • 15-minute quick charge

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AfterShokz OpenMove Wireless Bone conducting Headphones

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AfterShokz OpenMove Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones Bluetooth Sweat Resistant Earphones with Mic for Sport,Slate Grey
£79.95

As a Running having Bone Conducting headphones are a a must! As a Safety aspect, hearing your surrounding when, running the paths and crossing roads are a must!

Key features:

  1. Lightweight 29grams

  2. Water Resistant

  3. Open Ear Listening 

  1. Simple touch controls
  1. Quick charge

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Conclusion

Scoping the best wireless workout headphones out for your needs isn’t a walk in the park. But hopefully, this guide has taken some burden off your shoulders. And with the items on this list, we hope we’d narrowed down your choices.

Personally we love the AfterShokz range, not only are they lightweight but their bone conductors are a must if your running around in your local town.

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