I had the Motorola S9-HD (bluetooth stereo headphones) and they lasted a while but i think they finally got too much sweat on them. They lasted maybe a year....maybe.
I finally got some
I had to choose between the neckband one and the one without. I havent run in them yet but what is everyone else running with?
How do you like them? Did i choose a good item?
I've been using the ones with the neckband for the past 6 months and really like them.
Sennheiser PMX80 Sport Series II Behind the Head Ear Phones For Sports
The sound quality is very good, they have a 2 year warranty, they stay put, and they're standing up well to general running wear and tear - sweat, getting dropped on the floor a couple of times, and routinely getting stuffed in drawers, gym bags and suitcases. I find the neckband style quite comfortable. The neckband is not adjustable but if it's a bit too large, that's not a problem since it's rigid. The ear buds are a bit large, so they stay put; because of their size, they're just a bit noticeable on long runs (over about an hour) but not significantly so.
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I dont have a big head but i put them on and noticed they maybe a slight snug. I'm still recovering from an injury so i haven't run yet with them. I was concerned about them being too tight on long runs but i hope you are right that they are not that noticable. I think any headphones get noticable after a while...
I bought the green Sennheiser earbuds last year (sorry, don't remember the model name or number). They worked as promised for a few months, then they started to fall apart. The rubber attachments started to fall off too easily, to the point that the buds would also fall out of my ear.
I finally gave up and went back to the tri'd and tru Nike Phillips Headphones, which go around the neck: http://reviews.cnet.com/headphones/philips-nike-psaduro-sbc/4505-7877_7-30969687.html They reliably stay on your ears, but can hurt like hell after an hour-long run. And the wires on the neckband section comes loose after a year or two, so I've ended up buying three or four of them over the years. Out of all the headphones I've used, these are the best. If anyone knows of better ones, I'd also like to know.
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I use "Yurbuds" that go over the iPod earbuds. They are a silicone covering. They fit great, don't slip and are oh so comfy. Glad I paid the $15.00 for them!!! small price to pay!!! I bought them at our local running store, they "fitted" me for them as they come in different sizes.
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Revision to my original post above. I just bought the Nike Flight "Behind the Neck" headphones yesterday ( http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Philips+-+Nike+Flight+Behind-the-Neck+Headphones+-+Black/9258974.p?id=1218072894454&skuId=9258974&st=nike%20headphones&cp=1&lp=3 ) Just went for a run. Felt great! Ran for about 1.5 hours. No ear pain and I couldn't even feel them during the run.
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Jensen Ear hook Headphones.
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I have a a pair of Etymotic ER6i's that I love for running. They aren't cheap so if you're rough on your running headphones you probably wouldn't want to use them. There are a couple of reasons I really like them. First, they sound great (always a big plus with headphones!), and second, they come with a couple of sets of triple-flanged tips that easily stay in your ear. The other caveat I'd give about them is they are inserted into your ear canal so they do a pretty serious job of blocking outside noise. If you run along busy roads they may not be the best option for safety reasons.
For anyone still looking, I cannot recommend the Sennheiser PMX80 headphones enough. I typically run ~40-50 miles a week and cannot be happier with them. Always comfortable, stays put, excellent sound, and reasonably priced (last pair I picked up for ~$35).
BOSE earbuds. Love them and the sound is awesome!
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