1. Powerbeats by Dr Dre
We can't help but feel it's a slight shame that you can't adjust the fit of the Powerbeats. They sound phenomenal, and as you'd expect from Beats, they look the part as well, coming in a variety of snappy colour combos. If they fit your ears, you won't be disappointed.
Price: £120 | Beats
Next Pioneer SE-D10E STEEZ
Eight of the best running earphones to plug in and help stay motivated when you are hitting the road, the gym or the muddy fields in the park
For months you’ve been packed into a gym, but now it’s time to liberate yourself from this musk-soaked arena and take your workout outdoors.
If you are planning on lacing up a pair of running shoes and strapping an iPod or smartphone to your arm for some musical motivation, a decent pair of sports headphones might just be a worthy investment - these will keep you company on the long road to fitness, offering – so we hope, anyway – decent sound, a fit that stands up to the vibration and bumps of running and resistance to your ruggedly, manly ear-sweat.
Combining a secure, comfortable fit with the sound performance to keep serious audiophiles happy, we've tested and selected the running headphones that should be top of your shopping list in 2013.