- Behind the head Bluetooth headphones are great for running.
- They are sweat-resistant and durable and the headband means no cable for bouncing.
- They have all functionalities as Bluetooth earbuds like mic with CVC6.0 tech for calls and volume buttons.
- There are 2 designs – eartips to fit into the ear canal and on-ear design.
- Haven’t upgraded to Bluetooth 5.0 yet
Mpow Cheetah is dirt-cheap and comfortable and it fits comfortably behind the head. The headband is flexible can be rolled up to store in carrying case.
The Mpow Cheetah is dedicated to active personalities, and it does sound decent with resonable clarity and impactful bass but if you just sit there and listen to music it isn’t quite pleasant to listen to because harsh treble.
- IPX5 – Survive your sweat
- Never fall out
- 8 hours of battery
- Bluetooth 4.1
Phaiser BHS-530 is similar to Mpow Cheetah (I guess they ordered from the same supplier – A factory in China) their sound quality and design are no difference.
66 AUDIO – The on ear Bluetooth headphones for running if you don’t like eartips insertion.
66 AUDIO is mostly known for this type of headphones – very popular brand among joggers. Their newer model was not well-received.
The first model released in 2013 would be a legendary and they deliver the best sound quality compared to other sets in this post.
In this post I include the first model that is recommended on dozens of websites.
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Earcups with soft padding
- Volume control
Plantronics BackBeat FIT
The headphones are definitely for traning it supports personal coaching with PEAR companion app. The app will tell you how well you do and what you need to do to improve the performance.
Because of unsealed earbud design the bass isn’t punchy.
- Quick charge (15min equal to 1 hour of listening)
The future – sooner or later these type of heaphones will disappear they will be replaced by true wireless earbuds.
Bone conduction headphones such as TREKZ TITANIUM can be a good choice, but they are very picky. If you want to try – read how bone conduction work and do you feel comfortable while running with open-ears.