Since it is not very convenient to drag your stereo equipment to the gym, personal stereos are the best way to listen to music while working out. Music can enhance your exercise experience. It can add a little spice to your workout. It is more fun pedaling on the stationary bike or running on the treadmill to the beat of your favourite song.
Some gym take music extremely seriously and play music throughout. But if your gym does not or if you do not particularly like what is being played you may prefer to create your own workout soundtrack and listen to it on your personal stereo.
There are all kinds of personal stereos, from the basic SONY Walkman radio player to a tiny MP3 player that clips on to your waistband.
when looking for personal stereo to use while working out, there are few things to keep in mind, make sure the headphones won’t slip off your head while work out; make sure the body of the stereo is small and portable and can clip on to your waistband(or somewhere) without falling off; and beware of cords that can get tangled up
Here’s a tip for you multi-taskers; with your own portable equipment, you can catch up with the radio news or listen to talk shows, or even listen to books om tape