If you want to be able to workout while using AirPods, this post will show you if you can and how you can get the AirPods to stay in.
You can use AirPods gen 3 and AirPods pro for workouts since they are both sweat resistant. You can still use AirPods gens 1 and 2 but you will have to be careful to avoid allowing them to get sweat on them.
There are a number of things you can do to get your AirPods to stay in while working out.
There are also a few reasons why you may want to try to get the AirPods pro instead of the regular AirPods if you want to be able to workout with them.
Do AirPods stay in while working out?
For the most part AirPods do stay in while working out. If you go to most gyms, you will see many people there using regular AirPods, so it is unlikely that you will have a significant issue with using AirPods while working out.
However, if you are going to be running or jumping up and down a lot, it would be a lot more likely that your AirPods will fall out and many users have found that their AirPods have fallen out in these scenarios.
In this case, it would help to follow the tips bellow to get them to stay in or to use the AirPods pro instead.
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Do AirPods pro stay in while working out?
I can tell you that the AirPods pro definitely stay in while working out because I use them for workouts myself.
The advantage that the AirPods pro have is that they have an eartip that helps to latch on to your ears better. Whereas, the regular eartips do not have an eartip, making them more likely to fall out.
How to get AirPods to stay in while working out
Below are some options you have when getting your AirPods to stay in while working out.
You Can Get An Ear Hook
You can get an ear hook designed to fit the regular AirPods that fits onto your AirPods and goes around your ears.
These ear hooks will not only help you to keep your AirPods in place, but they will also make sure that the fit of your AirPods is comfortable. Various brands sell these ear hooks, and they all come in different colors.
Get silicon covers
There are silicon covers that you can get for the regular AirPods that will increase the amount of friction that they have with your ears. This will help to prevent your AirPods from sliding out.
Get a bigger eartip
If you find that your AirPod pros are falling out during workouts, the most likely cause is that the eartip you are using is not big enough. In this case, the first thing to try would be to get a bigger eartip.
Try a different type of eartip
Another option would be to try a different type of eartip. If you are currently using silicon eartips, you could try using memory foam tips instead.
The advantage that memory foam tips have is that they expand when you place them in your ear. This can help to give a more secure fit.
It is also possible to get earhooks that you can use with the AirPod pros which will give you a more secure fit.
Are AirPods or AirPods pro better for working out?
If you want to use AirPods for working out, it would definitely be recommended that you get AirPod pros. This is because they have a much better fit in the ear as a result of the eartips.
The noise cancelling feature can also be very useful when you are doing workouts and do not want to be distracted.
Can you use AirPods for workouts?
Only the third gen AirPods and the AirPod pros are sweat resistant, so only those AirPods are recommended for workouts.
However, you can still use gen 1 and gen 2 AirPods for workouts, it will just be necessary for you to try to avoid allowing them to get wet.