Sometimes the only way to power through a long aerobics workout is with a playlist that strips away distractions. But having to wrestle with a sweaty headphone cable or fuss with cups that don't fit isn't conducive to going hard. Fortunately, many of today's earbuds are lightweight, tough, and water-resistant, so you can listen to tunes while still getting in some serious exercise. Here are eight great options to wear for any situation, from an intense jump rope or core workout to your sweatiest, long run.
JayBird BlueBuds X
The pluses of these Bluetooth buds: very good sound, durable-feeling construction, and enough ear-tip options for most users to find a good fit. The knocks: They cost nearly two bricks, and the setup process for personalizing the fit is surprisingly complex. [$170; jaybirdsport.com]