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Old 12-04-12, 06:31 AM
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Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

I'm looking for a pair of ear buds that won't fall out all the time when working out. I'm not overly concerned with sound quality. Just something kind of cheap that will stay in the ear. And not the kind that wrap around the ears. Any recommendations?
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I'm looking for a pair of ear buds that won't fall out all the time when working out. I'm not overly concerned with sound quality. Just something kind of cheap that will stay in the ear. And not the kind that wrap around the ears. Any recommendations?
Skull Candy earbuds stay in just fine.
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Old 12-04-12, 07:49 AM
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

I have these. They fit great. They're sweat resistant. They have cloth cords so they don't get sweaty and slippery. I used to have problems with my earbuds falling out when I was using the rather high end Klipsch earbuds. These NEVER fall out. Sound quality won't blow you away but they're loud and they get the job done.

I started a thread in tech talk looking for bluetooth earbuds. Here's the thread.

and I'm looking to pick these up at some point.
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Old 12-04-12, 07:58 AM
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http://www.amazon.com/LG-Wireless-Bl...dp/B0052YFYFK/

I own those, they're pretty good but tend to fall out of my ears more often than I'd like.
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

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Skull Candy earbuds stay in just fine.
And sound like crap
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Old 12-04-12, 08:27 AM
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And sound like crap
He specifically stated "I'm not overly concerned with sound quality".
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Old 12-04-12, 08:52 AM
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

I have a pair of $10 Sony buds with "over the ear" clips that I got at Walgreens. I've sweated in them, ran in the rain with them and basically abused them for years with no issues.

Also, I've got several pairs of expensive cans and the Skull Candy ones are perfectly fine for $20 or whatever.
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Old 12-04-12, 08:56 AM
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

I could never find a good set of earbuds. I once bought a set from Target that had a few different size earbud adapters. None of them worked. They stay for awhile, then fall out. Again and again.

When I'm working, I wear the big over-the-ear headphones.
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Also, I've got several pairs of expensive cans and the Skull Candy ones are perfectly fine for $20 or whatever.
I like my Skull Candy earbuds but I do admit they are harsher than I like and they are so sensitive that hiss can be a problem.
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He specifically stated "I'm not overly concerned with sound quality".
Yeah but he didn't say I want earbuds that sound like utter crap
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Skull Candy earbuds stay in just fine.
I agree 100% with this. Sound great as well.



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And sound like crap
Not to me. They do the job just fine for an ipod.
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

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http://www.amazon.com/LG-Wireless-Bl...dp/B0052YFYFK/

I own those, they're pretty good but tend to fall out of my ears more often than I'd like.
I also own these, but have never had them fall out. I love them. First pair broke (my fault), so I went and bought 2 more because of how wonderful they are. Use them when lifting weights, rowing, etc. Couldn't be happier. And you can still take a call.
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I have these. They fit great. They're sweat resistant. They have cloth cords so they don't get sweaty and slippery. I used to have problems with my earbuds falling out when I was using the rather high end Klipsch earbuds. These NEVER fall out. Sound quality won't blow you away but they're loud and they get the job done.

I started a thread in tech talk looking for bluetooth earbuds. Here's the thread.

and I'm looking to pick these up at some point.
Yup the yurbuds are the way to go. I've probably tried a dozen different types. And the Yurbuds are by far the best for staying in and comfort. Good, but not great sound. And they last a long time.

I've tried BT including expensive ones (jaybirds). But if you work out daily you have to remember to charge them. And if your gym is physically large with high ceilings, they might not work as well. Nor so they work as well outdoors.

I now only use the Yurbuds. I have a pair I use daily. A backup pair, and a set of the tips that I use on other headphones. Love the,.
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

I like these. They have a memory foam type earpiece, instead or the rubber. And they are cheap too.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...ctronics%2C288
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When I work out, I use the NuForce BT-Sports Stereo Bluetooth Headset and I love 'em. Sweat and water resistant, long-lasting battery, good sound, lightweight and unobtrusive, and best of all - completely wireless for 100% mobility while working out. Picked them up on Amazon in 2010 for $45 and they're not listed there, anymore, but there are similar items from, say, Motorola for around the same price. I paired them with my Droid X and now Droid Razr Maxx to listen to MP3s, Netflix, Hulu+, etc. and I highly recommend them if you have a bluetooth-enabled device.
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Another vote for Skull Candy (the rubberized ones). <$20, decent enough sound for working out, and they stay in for me when running. I own a pair of Shure earbuds for quality listening, but I didn't want to trash them at the gym.
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Old 12-05-12, 09:53 AM
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JVC HA-FX1X

Sound great. Less than $20 at Amazon. Amazing value for money.
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Re: Need recommendation on ear buds for working out.

Whatever earbuds you already have just get these. They stay in without any issues and I sweat A LOT. It helps with the sound too.

http://www.amazon.com/Comply-T-400-S...s=foam+earbuds

Also these are really cheap and decent sounding for working out.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2
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