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Luxurious over-the-ear headphones are plush and comfortable, and they sound great. But for most everyday activities—working out, traveling, and wandering around my house pretending to put things away—I much prefer a pair of convenient, durable, wireless workout buds. Since I started testing them, their sound and comfort have improved dramatically. I trail run, hike, work on my yard, lift weights, and watch mildly embarrassing barre and yoga videos on my laptop, all while testing the best wireless workout headphones around.
Updated March 2023: We added the Jabra Elite 5, the JBL Reflect Aero and Endurance Peak III, and the JLab Epic Air Sport ANC, and updated links and pricing throughout.
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