Wondering what to give the active, modern urbanite this holiday season? Something indispensable for any sporty or fitness-oriented individual these days are earphones. Paired with portable music devices and smartphones, it helps enhance energy and motivation during long runs, steep hikes or intense workouts. Some latest models even allow users to keep connected by being able to conveniently answer phone calls.
Earphones are also useful during downtime—a perfect companion for watching videos on gadgets, or for communicating on popular messaging apps.
However, not just any pair of earphones would do. The best ones may come at a premium price, but these are more practical in the long run compared to buying cheaper brands that need to be replaced after only a couple of uses, due to inferior quality and performance.
The number one sport earphones in the US today is yurbuds—an innovatively designed product that integrates ergonomics and emotive design, all seeking to transform the sports and workout experience into a more comfortable, convenient as well as a pleasurable one.
yurbuds is sure to meet the discerning requirements of athletes because it is developed by athletes themselves. The device is the brainchild of a company founded in 2008 by triathlete Seth Burgett and marathoner Richard Daniels, along with Craig Ceranna.
yurbuds boasts of a proprietary TwistLock technology that secures the earphones inside the ear even during extreme motion, coupled with a FlexSoft comfort fit that prevents any pain or irritation even in long hours of use. They are also water- and sweat-resistant.
And just as there is a variety of athletes, sports enthusiasts, outdoor adventurists and fitness buffs, so is there a wide choice of yurbuds models that provide additional features or technologies to make sure that there is a right fit for each and every active lifestyle need.
For women who are tired of struggling with earphones that don’t fit properly, the yurbuds inspire pro for women is the solution. It is specially designed to fit smaller ears, which also makes it perfect for young adults. Those seeking more stylish and fashionable earphones to go with a variety of workout gear or outfits can pick any of the six vibrant colors that the fun yurbuds Vivid line comes in.
The Venture Duro is the best option for a basic earphone that is just right on the budget, but not short on the reliable and dependable features that yurbuds is known for.
Meanwhile, for hikers, campers, nature explorers and the like who demand digital connectivity despite being on the go, the Venture Talk features a single-button Mfi microphone on a durable Kevlar-wrapped flat cord that enables the user to make important calls even while negotiating the toughest outdoor terrain. It also has a patented Quik Clik magnet technology that cleverly locks the earbuds together to keep them fastened and secured around one’s neck when not in use.
The serious triathlete will definitely love the Pete Jacobs Signature Series—the earphone of choice of the Ironman Triathlon World Champion. These yurbuds feature a tangle-resistant cloth cord equipped with a reflective covering to ensure maximum safety during night-time runs, and a fidget-free cord that won’t be a hassle to wear. Users can take also make and receive calls with its compatibility with all iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices.
For the ultimate in connectivity, the Inspire limited edition wireless earphones provide unparalleled convenience with its Bluetooth technology. The earbuds are connected with a tough Kevlar cord that can be worn behind the head or under the chin, with full track and call control as well as a special wind-blocking microphone designed for utmost call clarity.
There is sure to be a yurbuds earphone that will make a smart and practical gift for athletic friend or family member—or even yourself. yurbuds earphones are available at PowerMac Center, Planet Sports, Runnr, Digital Walker, Chris Sports, and R.O.X. stores.