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Knowlege Bomb
Dec 23, 2009, 06:44 PM
Surprisingly all of the threads for headphones are for "in-ear" types. I need something that hooks behind/around my ear for when I'm on the treadmill as reaching up to reposition/reinsert the earbuds is a serious pain.

I'm hoping to get something for under $50 as this is really the only time I'll be using them. Anybody have any suggestions?



ihonda
Dec 23, 2009, 08:28 PM
look for the motorola bluetooth ones u can snag them for $25-$50 from ebay

SchneiderMan
Dec 23, 2009, 08:37 PM
Just get yourself foam tips, by Comply for your in-ears. No more falling out and much more comfortable plus extreme noise isolation.

Knowlege Bomb
Dec 23, 2009, 09:42 PM
Just get yourself foam tips, by Comply for your in-ears. No more falling out and much more comfortable plus extreme noise isolation.

Not a bad suggestion but do you think soaking up sweat on a daily basis will ruin them?

SchneiderMan
Dec 23, 2009, 10:21 PM
Not a bad suggestion but do you think soaking up sweat on a daily basis will ruin them?

Well you will have to change them after a week i guess, you cannot wash them.
But inside the ear it should not be a problem, should it? haha

You can get a 3 pair pack or a 5 pair pack.
http://www.complyfoam.com/

djrobsd
Jan 4, 2010, 06:08 PM
These are the ones I bought - they are a work out dream come true, as they just stay on your ears and never need to be adjusted!!! They have a nice long cord too so you can put your ipod on the eliptical or treadmill rather then in your pocket. ;)

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+-+Ear+Clip+Headphones+-+Black/Silver/8740446.p?id=1202648737901&skuId=8740446&st=sony headphones&cp=2&lp=2

Plus, the sound quality is pretty good, compared to the Apple ear buds. They are still no Shure or Bose, but hey, they're only $15 bucks on sale! :)

organsoup
Jan 6, 2010, 04:21 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Insignia-Bluetooth-Enabled-Headset-NS-BTHDST/dp/B0012DV2DI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1262816435&sr=8-1

used to be able to find those at best buy. they are cheap and the sound quality isnt as good as a wired set, but for use at the gym they are perfect

newkidonthebloc
Jan 6, 2010, 04:36 PM
Sony DRBT160AS Bluetooth Stereo Headset

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-DRBT160AS-Bluetooth-Stereo-Headset/dp/B001EYU40M/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1262817334&sr=8-4

These work great for me while running and exercising.

thegoldenmackid
Jan 6, 2010, 06:43 PM
Get a pair of Shure e2s, unless you need the microphone feature.

Knowlege Bomb
Jan 6, 2010, 07:53 PM
Thanks for the suggestions everybody.

I ended up picking up a cheap pair from Radio Shack that hook over the ear. They don't sit as far into my ears as I'd like but I don't have to worry about them falling out or having to readjust every five seconds.

nealric
Jan 11, 2010, 09:56 AM
Just in case anybody else is interested-

Klipsch makes a series of headphones (Custom 1,2,3) that both go in the ear and hook around the ear. They really stay in place well for running.

jackryan57
Jan 12, 2010, 07:32 PM
Rocketfish bluetooth - THE BEST!!

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfish%26%23153%3B+Mobile+-+RF-MAB2+High-Definition+Stereo+Bluetooth+Headphones+-+Black/9246862.p?skuId=9246862&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=9246862&ref=06&loc=01&id=1218068108153

thegoldenmackid
Jan 12, 2010, 07:36 PM
I was just at CES. Sennheiser introduced two new models for the gym.

Scroll two thirds down. (http://themacfeed.com/2010/01/the-macfeed-does-ces--part-i/) They are yellow. They didn't sound bad at all in my initial quick tests.