If you're cool with cords, these provide stellar sound and sturdy design. An over-the-ear neckband keeps them in place even during whiplashy jump-rope routines. And they don't have to be jammed into your ear canals, so they fit more folks comfortably – and let you hear traffic. [$80; sennheiserusa.com]
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