Running Goes Wireless with Jabra Sport {Review}

One of the unexpected surprises of being a food & fitness blogger is the giveaways on other people’s blogs! I don’t win often, but I tend to win things I really do need – which is pretty amazing! I won Champion Sports Bras from Tina last year, a TofuXpress (tofu press) from Christine at the end of the  year, and now Jabra Sport Bluetooth Headphones from Paul!!

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My headphones arrived on Friday night, with my long run schedule on Saturday morning. Perfect timing! I immediately plugged them in to charge (just 2 hours – pretty good for electronics) and was excited to give them a try. Did I mention I had lost the “ear cushion” from my normal headphones on the plane back from the Jed Smith 50K? I needed new headphones!

After my second run with these fancy “wireless” (Bluetooth) headphones, I decided a video review was in order. Don’t make fun of my hair, I had just finished running. :)

 

I say “um..” way too often – I need to work on that!

In case you don’t have video capabilities, here’s a quick summary:

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Several different ear cushions choices, making it easier to find one that works for you
  • No wire from your headphones to your phone or mp3 player!
  • Controls on the right ear for easy access

Cons

  • A little big if you have small ears (although I have a few tips in the video to help with that)
  • 3 hour battery life – which only matters if you run long (like me)
  • Not really a con, but you have to wear the paired device (phone, mp3, etc.) on the right side of your body

Question: What is your favorite running “toy”? I can’t live without my Garmin!!

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After my run, Kirk made dinner (I love him!!) while I shot the video and wrote this post. On the menu for the evening were two IsaChandra recipes: Quarter Pounder Beet Burger and Baked Garlic Curry Fries.

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Both of these recipes are FABULOUS!! I could have eaten all 4 servings of the fries in one sitting without batting an eye, thank goodness they were taken away from me. :) The beet burgers have so much flavor and I love the texture. We will definitely make this one again – probably during grilling season!

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And finally, I didn’t participate in Tuesday Trainer this week, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check it out. This week’s theme is Animalistic, I can only imagine what creative moves are going to be submitted for that kind of theme. And get ready to work up a sweat with the workout that Lindsay creates with them!

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Question: What workout are you most looking forward to this week? I’m excited about my weekend run with the Team 65 Roses group!

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    • says

      A double workout! This is why you are getting so speedy recently – awesome! And yes, beet burgers. Kirk said they weren’t really that hard to make (you don’t cook the beets before you make the patties, which helps) – highly recommended!!

    • says

      I know! I guess I can’t say I never win anything anymore. :) You have to get a tofu press, makes my life SO much easier! You just dump in the block of tofu and walk away.

  1. says

    those headphones look awesome! i was just saying the other day that i didn’t understand why wireless headphones aren’t the norm. HOWEVER, i could never use that brand because for some reason i have to wear my ipod on my left arm (i guess so i can manipulate it with my right hand?)

    also those fries look yummy! i bet if i made them and didn’t tell steven what they were he might try them! :)
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    • says

      It’s wierd, I wonder why we all favor the left? I can understand that preferece, which is why I made sure to mention it.

      Is Steven not a curry fan usually?

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