The Evolution of Wireless Earbuds

5 high-performing options for weightlifters and runners

The best workout tech solves some sort of athletic frustration or problem. Case in point: bluetooth headphones. They eliminated the need to feed a cord up through your layers of winter running gear, plus allowed weightlifters to move from their bench to grab a different set of dumbbells without having to stuff their device in a sports bra or the waistband of their shorts.

Now, the next evolution of the tech has manifested in truly wireless earbuds thanks to companies that are making feature-rich, high-quality products sans any cord at all. That means you can choose to wear one earbud (while the other charges, or so you can hear more ambient noise). Plus, you don't have to worry about the wires getting snagged or tangled. Here, five options to consider.