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Best MP3 Players for the gym

Sony Ericsson W760i

This phone/MP3 combo is shake-activated, allowing you to change the track with a flick of the wrist so you don’t have to break your stride. It also has a GPS tracker application so you can record running stats such as pace, speed and time. It holds 950 tracks and has a smart SensMe option that compiles a playlist to match your tempo.


£249.99 (opens in new tab)

Creative ZEN Mozaic

The smart-looking ZEN Mozaic is exercise-friendly with its 45mm colour screen, video playback function and FM radio. It's available in four versions (2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB) and is just 79mm long.


£49.99 (2GB version) (opens in new tab)


These headphones have a built-in MP3 player that stores up to 250 songs and has a battery life of eight hours. The waterproof neckband design means that there are no wires to get tangled up in and they can be completely submerged in water. Just don’t try to sing when you're swimming.


£69.99 (opens in new tab)

Philips GoGear

This sleek, high-quality MP3 player can hold 1,800 songs or 7,200 pictures and has a music battery life of 33 hours (six hours for video). It also has an FM radio and a media player with a 71mm colour screen, allowing you to use downloadable workout videos.


£99.99 (opens in new tab)

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