Sports headphones have to be sweat-resistant, fit well and withstand the elements. These do all that, sound great and won't cost you the Earth either.

Sports kit is usually a bit pricey, and headphones are no different. But they don't have to be - these pairs respresent great value for money.

We've rounded up both wired and wireless models. With all our wired choices costing less than £50, you won't lose too much weight from your wallet.

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Wired under £20
Our Rating 
60%

Audio Technica ATH-CKP200

Reviewed on 3rd March 2015 at
£30

Costing less than some exercise classes, these headphones aren't the most feature-packed. But they're comfy, light and sound pretty decent, which is all you can ask for at this price.

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Wired under £30
Wired under £40

Sol Republic Relays Sport

Reviewed on 2nd February 2017 at
£40

Sweat-resistant, vibrantly-coloured and, most crucial of all, fun to listen to, the Relays Sport strike a very acceptable balance at the price. Ignore their tiny tendency to harden the upper frequencies and revel in their lovely articulacy instead.

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Wired under £50

Soul Electronics Flex

Reviewed on 5th February 2015 at
£50

Sound is punchy and nicely balanced, clearer than rivals from Monster and Sennheiser, and comes with a decent amount of bass. They're also sporty through and through - there's a 1.2m cable, a clip for connecting to your kit, a sliding clasp for cable adjustment and an in-line remote for taking calls on the go. As long as you're not too out of breath to speak.

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Wireless

Bose SoundSport Wireless

Reviewed on 7th March 2017 at
£140

Comfortable and secure in situ, rock-solid wireless stability and genuinely impressive sound make the Bose SoundSport Wireless the fitness fanatic's best friend. They're not the last word in battery life, but in every other respect they're an easy recommendation. 

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