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Headphones buying guide
by David Brown

Trying to decide on the perfect pair of headphones? Read our headphones buying guide to learn about the various styles so you can make the right choice.

CJ, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Polk Audio UltraFit headphones and gave them a real workout at the gym. He tells us about the 500, 1000, 2000 and 3000; how they fit and how they sound.

Headphones glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.

When your body's in motion, it's nice to lose the cord between your phone and headphones. JBL's Synchros Reflect BT headphones connect using Bluetooth, so you can keep your phone in your pocket or a nearby bag. And when you're taking a break from the action, the two earpieces connect with a little magnet so they'll stay around your neck when not in use.

Whether you're doing an intense workout or just going for a walk, the last thing you want holding you back is the cord connecting your phone and your headphones. Bluetooth in-ear headphones let you stream your music during your workout, so you can keep your phone stashed nearby or in a pocket.

Denon designed the AH-W150 Exercise Freak headphones a little differently from similar models. A built-in amplifier delivers big sound and a little extra bass tha'll help keep you moving.

Cut the cord on your workout with the Beats by Dr Dre Powerbeats2 bluetooth headphones. They're compact, stylish, and deliver hard-hitting sound. An in-line remote lets you skip tracks, adjust the volume, and take phone calls.