Best Workout Cases for iPhone 7

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1001… 1002… 1003… Oh, hello. I don't know if you heard me, but I was at over a thousand reps there. That's because I found the right workout case for my iPhone 7, because my muscular butt knows how to accessorize.

If you don't know where to start when comes to cases that'll keep your iPhone protected during a workout, then check out our favorites! We are gonna pump… you up!

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uFashion3C running belt

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Some folks can't stand the armband cases, since they can be pretty tight if you're pumping iron, especially if it's tri's and bi's day. uFashion3C aims to appease the armband haters with the convenient running belt, which just clips around your waist like a 21st century fanny pack.

These belts come in nine colors, have a handy opening for your headphones to fit through (yes, Lightning headphones will fit), and even a pocket to store your ID, keys, and whatever other small item you need to carry while you work out.

The screen cover is touch-sensitive and your iPhone 7 will even fit with a case as thick as an OtterBox Commuter. In fact, this belt is recommended for use with a phone case (otherwise, it might be a tad loose).

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Tune Belt armband

This armband is meant for folks who already have a case on their iPhone 7. It'll fit your naked iPhone 7, but it might feel loose and moves around a bit.

Made of soft neoprene, this sweat-resistant armband fits comfortably around your upper arm, and has an opening for your headphones, as well as a touch-sensitive cover, so you won't need to take your phone out while you're in the zone.

The velcro closure is long enough to fit just about any arm (except you, Gregg Valentino; sorry), and it's extra handy for wrapping up excess headphone cords.

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JOTO armband

JOTO's armband case is good for folks who like to keep their iPhone 7 nakey. It fits snugly around your phone and your arm and the lightweight neoprene is sweatproof and soft, keeping your phone dry and protected and keeping you comfortable.

The elastic velcro closure is strong and can stretch to fit most arms, and the built-in keyholder and ID/credit card pockets are super handy.

There are multiple openings for headphones, so you can orient things to suit your workout and movement.

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Trianium armband

Trianium's armband is made of stretch-resistant neoprene, so no matter how jacked you get, it'll still fit your 80lb, 90-year-old grandpa after stretching over your sick pythons (someone call a vet!).

There's a sweet keyholder slot for your gym locker key, and the screen protector is fully touch-sensitive, so you can switch songs and answer calls without having to take your iPhone 7 off your arm.

Trianium's armband comes with a lifetime warranty, so if anything goes wrong, let Trianium know and you'll be sent a replacement.

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Lovphone armband

Lovphone's band is for folks who like a sleek and sexy armband that isn't bulky or obtrusive. Like all the other armbands on this list, Lovphone's is made of sweat-resistant neoprene, so your iPhone 7 is well-protected against your toughest workout (just don't take it swimming!).

There's a reflective strip that surrounds your iPhone's screen, so if you're someone who likes to run in the wee hours of the morning or at night, you'll be visible and safe.

The velcro strap is adjustable and fits most arms, and there's a handy strap that holds your headphone cable in place so that you're not getting tangled up in your fitness fanaticism.

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Supcase flexible case combo

This is a case/armband combo from Supcase, maker of fine heavy duty cases. You can use the flexible and durable silicone case on its own, or you can pair it with the minimalist armband for the full hands-free experience.

The armband is hand-washable, so it'll last a while and won't stink up the joint whenever you pull it out of your bag. There's a reflective strip so that you can stay visible when jogging in the dark, and you'll have full access to all the ports and buttons at all time.

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Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro

If you don't want an armband or a glorified fanny pack, then you'll need a great heavy duty case that's up to the challenge of protecting your iPhone 7 during your most intense workouts, all while jostling around in the pocket of your shorts.

The Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro is up to that task, with its hard polycarbonate shell and flexible TPU bumper that protects your iPhone 7 from bumps, dings, scratches, and drops. The shock-proof corners are extra important, since dropping your phone on its edge almost always means certain death for your screen.

There are five colors to choose from and these cases even come with a belt clip holster so that you can go hands-free when you need to but maintain easy access.

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What's working out for you?

Are you using an awesome armband or case with your iPhone 7 when you work out? Let us know in the comments below!

Mick Symons

Mick is a staff writer who's as frugal as they come, so he always does extensive research (much to the exhaustion of his wife) before making a purchase. If it's not worth the price, Mick ain't buying.

10 Comments
  • I use the Quadlock case and bike mount for cycling. They also have an armband and other attachments for different activities - https://www.quadlockcase.com/index
  • Quadlock hands down. I use it for my everyday case and it's simple and quick to throw it on my bike or armband.
  • I have used LifeProof cases for a few years and although they are expensive and a bit bulky, they work in all workout weather conditions. I use a separate case for every day use.
  • I'm really surprised that ArmPocket wasn't mentioned. I gave them a try when I got the iPhone 5 because the Apple store didn't have any good options and have always loved their options.
  • I opt for a good ole SpiBelt, although now that I'm rocking a plus phone, I might need to spring for the XL Sent from the iMore App
  • For running, a nice setup is a belt holder (I use a flipbelt), bluetooth earphones, and an Apple watch. I prefer this to an armband holder since it's more comfortable and easier to interact with the phone via the watch, or if necessary directly on the phone. Also it accomodates many types of cases..
  • Nothing to do with the story but that shot of your silver phone is making me rethink my matte black choice. Sent from the iMore App
  • I'm into the first one. Isaiah Heart.
  • As a runner and marathoner, I use the flipbelt. Sent from the iMore App
  • As others have already mentioned, the Quadlock case is great. I'm also looking into the Amphipod to be able to carry my phone in hand while running, but I'm likely in the minority for people who want to do that, although Amphipod has other options as well.