Are Beats over the ear headphones good for working out?
Beats over-ear headphones are not actually designed to be used during exercise. They don’t have an IPX rating, so they are not sweatproof. Sweat can degrade headband and cushions. However, you might wear them fine if you’re doing light exercises where you don’t sweat excessively.
Does sweat damage over-ear headphones?
If you sweat more profusely, you might have to opt for sweatproof earbuds, as moisture affects the vibration of diaphragm and thus outright damages your earbuds; also prolonged moisture will corrode the internal parts.
Whats better for the gym in ear or over-ear headphones?
In-ear headphones are often recommended for exercise due to their snug fit, but they can be uncomfortable, especially if you have little ears! On-ear and over-ear headphones offer cushioning for comfort over long periods, but be warned: they do tend to slip forward when running.