Can you exercise with over-ear headphones?
While most people prefer earbuds for sports, many find over-ear headphones more comfortable for light exercise. It can be hard to find the best over-ear headphones for the gym, though.
Which overhead headphone is best?
- Apple AirPods Max. Best high-end wireless headphones.
- Sony WH-1000XM5. Best new noise-canceling headphones.
- Anker SoundCore Life Q30. Best cheap noise-canceling headphones under $100.
- Sony WH-1000XM4. Best ANC headphones.
- Beyerdynamic DT 700 Pro X.
Which is better for gym over-ear or on ear headphones?
On-ear headphones are lighter than their over-ear counterparts and that can make all the difference during a workout. The lightweight materials used to manufacture them also mean that they’re easier to carry to and from the gym. They have an open sound making on-ear headphones safer for working out in.