From the casual runner to the dedicated gym buff, the reasons for getting outside – or into the gym – can often differ from one person to the next. But one uniting factor you might've noticed is how music is used to keep those feet pounding on.
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Tested at £330
The iPod Touch is perfect running or gym companion. It can store tens of thousands of songs if you opt for the 128GB option and supports the same apps as the iPhone, including Spotify and Tidal, so you'll never be short of music or playlists.
Tested at £50
You'll no doubt want some in-ear headphones to go with that iPod? This pair from Soul Electronics is the ideal companion, thanks to its lightweight build, secure fit and sweat-resistance. But above all else, they sound fantastic.
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Sony Smart B-Trainer
Available for £230
We haven't tested this Sony Bluetooth running headset, but due to its range of sensors that measure everything from heart rate to distance covered, they should be the perfect activity tracker. You use them with a dedicated smartphone app to view running results and set personal goals.
Read more about the Sony Smart B-Trainer here
Find for £8.99 on Amazon
You've got your iPod, your headphones and your tunes sorted – you're ready to go. Except that you might just need somewhere to store your handset. There are a number of armbands on the market, so there's bound to be one for you out there – we've picked out the iGadgitz water resistant armband as just one option...