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Nothing can destroy your exercise zen faster than a pair of ill-fitting headphones. Image Credit: Unsplash/Caley Vanular

You’re almost there. Your running pace is practically meditative, your heartbeat is optimal, your muscles are primed, you’re one with the beat… and then you feel your headphones dislodge. Nothing can destroy your exercise zen faster than a pair of ill-fitting headphones. So, we dug through Amazon to find the best reviewed headphones for exercise, whether you’re working out at the gym or outdoors. Get them as early as tomorrow with Amazon Prime, and make exercise an interruption-free endeavour.

Jabra Elite Active 75t Earbuds 

Wireless, durable and with a secure fit, Jabra Elite Active 75t is always a top contender in the sports headphones category worldwide. The earbuds are easy to use – a single multifunction button lets you adjust volume, skip tracks and other functions. With both noise cancelling and hear-through modes, you can switch based on your activity – the latter allows you to hold conversations or keep an ear on traffic without removing the earbuds. The Elite Active has four microphones for crystal-clear phone calls, and a 5.5-hour battery life on a single charge. With an IP57 rating, it’s resistant to sweat and water. All in all, it’s definitely worth the money.

Warranty: Two-year warranty from the manufacturer (registration required). Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh25 and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh35.

Bose Sports Earbuds 

Another solid choice, Bose Sports Earbuds are wireless, and IPX4-rated weather and sweat resistant. It has one of the most secure and comfortable fits of any earbuds, because of its proprietary StayHear Max tips – with a unique umbrella shape and extended, flexible wing, it remains securely in place, no matter how much you move. Its touch interface is simple and effective; tapping allows you to play or pause music, and answer or reject calls. The battery life lasts for about 5 hours, and if you’re out of juice, a quick 15-minute charge can revive the earbuds for up to two hours.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh54.08 for 12 months with select banks.

Warranty: Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh50 and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh70.

SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE Wireless Earbuds 

A great budget option, SoundPEATS’ Truengine 3 SE earbuds are ultra-lightweight and still have enough power to be right there with you at the peak of your workout. Its dual dynamic drivers and mics offer an improved auditory experience, as compared to its predecessor, and the headset is smaller and more comfortable, too. The earphones’ tips are made with COMPLY memory foam, which provide a cushioned fit while cancelling out external noise. Touch controls make operating it easy, leaving you to focus entirely on your workout.

Warranty: 1-year warranty provided by the manufacturer. Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh25 and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh35.

JLab Audio Epic Air Sport 

Fitness-loving audiophiles will appreciate the true-wireless experience and smart features of JLab Audio Epic Air Sport earbuds. The pair features three noise control modes: on, off and be aware (handy when you’re crossing the road or want to hear conversations around you without removing your earbuds). With a total of six powerful microphones, each earbud has an infrared sensor so that the music pauses automatically when you remove them (they’ll resume playing when placed in your ear again). An IP66 rating means it’s resistant to sweat, and its Bluetooth playtime boasts an easy 15 hours in a single charge.

Warranty: 2-year limited cover and 30-day money back guarantee provided by the manufacturer. Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh25 and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh35.

JBL Endurance Jump Waterproof Wireless Sport in-Ear Headphones 

For the swimmers among us, consider this IPX7-waterproof pair of headphones. Designed to be durable ergonomic, JBL Endurance Jump has proprietary TwistLock and FlexSoft technologies, to ensure your headphones are always stable and secure. Its ear hook design automatically powers the headphones on, when you put on the earphones, and its Bluetooth wireless technology allows you tro stream high-quality music for up to 8 hours in a single charge. Gain an additional hour with just a 10-minute recharge.

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