Koss P9 Headphones
For those who prefer a neckband to keep everything in place.
Jaybird Sports- band 2
Sennheiser PMX 680i Sports
With Kevlar cables, so you can throw them around.
With neat little hooks that fit snugly over your ears.
FTSE forbid that I should jeopardise anyone's bottom line, but I feel it only sensible to point out that, in some circumstances, sportspeople might want to think twice before cutting themselves off from the world of sound. Cycling or skateboarding near busy roads? Probably best not to wear headphones. Rocking the rowing machine? Less of an issue.
• This article was first published in The Scotsman on January 15, 2011