What would you do if i said I had found a headphone piece that isnt only fascinating but informative also? I knew you wouldn't believe me, so here it is the enlightening, superb and fascinating piece
It all depends on how much you sweat. Yes, I know thats a little bit indelicate of me, but unfortunately it happens to be true. Ive read many, many customer reviews of otherwise fine and good headsets that claim to be designed for joggers, but that conk out the first time they get significantly wet...
Headsets designed for jogging are often created so that they wont fall out of your ears as you run, with almost no concern placed on how much you may sweat during the run. Some people sweat a lot and some sweat very little. In either instance, your sweat level needs to be a factor in your purchasing decision (and theres no nicer way to say it than that!)
Then, another factor to consider is how much the headset will isolate you from your surroundings as you run. Noise cancellation headsets might do a superlative job if youre running past a noisy construction site, but they arent going to be much help in the wake of oncoming traffic. Again, it comes down to individual choice. Some runners subscribe to the Linford Christie bullet from a gun mentality, whilst others simply enjoy a bit of exercise, but also like to stay aware of whats going on around them.
It is also misleading to assume that a branded headset from a sportswear manufacturer is in any way superior to one designed by a trusted electronics firm. In many/most instances, the opposite is actually true.
Sadly, even so called sweat resistant headsets are often anything but and there isnt a lot you can actually do to get your money back. Your best bet, if you ask me, is to buy a mid-range headset, use it specifically for jogging/going to the gym and dont expect it to last for very long. If it performs badly, chalk it up to experience and buy a different headset, if it lasts for a decent period of time, then replace it with a similar model, or else the same one again.
Ill be honest; every so often I get one of these questions that I find hard to answer, as no amount of research will really help. Type in the name of any Bluetooth Headset for Jogging into Amazon (or whatever the Japanese equivalent of Amazon may be) and youll read just as many complaints in the reviews as praises.
Due to this, Im reluctant to name specific models, because they may not actually work for you. Id hate to say, Oh, this headset works really well, only to have you write back Does it b*llocks!. I have personally reviewed several pairs of headphones online (which you can view by clicking HERE), but not any Bluetooth headsets (to the best of my recollection), so Im afraid thats all the advice I can give you on this one!