iPhone Armband for Running (or Any Activity)
I don’t like working out without music. I run, lift weights, play basketball, and do yard work listening to music. I don’t use an iPod, though, but this:
In conjunction with my iPhone 4, this armband replaced my old iPod nano.
I bought an iPhone 4 in February through AT&T (the only company with service at my new house in the boonies) and bought this armband the following month. I haven’t picked up my iPod nano again.
I don’t have any affiliation with Grantwood Technology, the company that makes tuneband (the name of the armband). I just decided to purchase the best armband I could find according to Amazon reviews and tuneband leads in both popularity, as well as average customer review in the iPhone/iPhone 4 category. I’m a sheep and follow the crowd, what can I say?
I wish I had experience with other armbands to provide some sort of measuring stick, but I have no complaints or changes I’d like to see with this one. It does its job. It holds an iPhone. iPhone plays music. Headphones go from said iPhone to my ears. A good workout is had by all.
The only concern I originally had was whether or not it would keep my iPhone secure while I was moving around. I can safely say I’ve put it through some vigorous testing and it absolutely does.
To answer a few questions I personally had (which you might have) while I was shopping for an armband to purchase:
- No — the armband REALLY doesn’t shift, slide, or bounce
- Yes — the strap is adjustable and can fit very small/large arms
- No — the strap does not chafe or irritate (at least not me)
- Yes — the armband strap can be washed
It can be washed, but I haven’t personally tried yet. I’m a dirty boy.