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Fittingly Green: Armpocket For the iPhone

Since I recently got an iPhone, I was looking for a hands-free case to carry it in while I work out. When I found out this Sport 20 made by Armpocket ($30) was eco-friendly, made of bamboo and 100 percent recycled PET fabric (which is made from discarded plastic water bottles), I had to try it. This case instantly became my new favorite fitness accessory.

To find out the other reasons I love this case, and see some photos of it,


The see-through screen on the front of the case allows you to control the touch screen without having to take the iPhone out of the case. So convenient. The strap is padded so it's comfy and resists slipping, and the Velcro ensures a snug fit. Even when I run, it doesn't shake around. The best feature, though, is that not only does it have a pocket for your iPod or iPhone, but there's another separate pocket behind that — perfect for holding tissues, money, keys, your phone, and a snack. There's a hole on the bottom for headphones, but I just use the speaker on the iPhone. Since the case sits on my upper arm, I can hear my tunes, while still staying aware of noises around me. It makes me feel very safe, especially when trail running. Cases are available in threes sizes: Aero 10 ($23), Sport 20 ($30), and Xtreme 30 ($36). It's affordable, practical, and green. Love it.

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Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I've never tried an arm band I like. I need it to be a waist clip.
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
A pocket behind your iphone?! SO anything you put in that will have to flat, i assume, otherwise it'd feel very weird against your arm, no? like if put a granola bar in there wouldn't it feel awkward? i don't know, i'm very happy with my lil' $8 iphone armband that's not fancy but gets the job done.
Fitness Fitness 8 years
tsp - Mine is size medium.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
that's pretty smart - if you think about it a lot of people use their iphones as an ipod so if there's an armband that works - then go for it.
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
Excellent! I need an armband and nowhere seems to have good reviews of them! Seriously there is not a single iPhone armband on amazon with good reviews!
tsp tsp 8 years
meant to add, the "medium" is for arms 10 to 16 inches...
tsp tsp 8 years
fitsugar-- i'm in the same boat. new iphone, need armband (so i can use my awesome gps run tracker software!). what size armband does yours have? seems they only have "medium" available on their site (and no retailers in the bay area). my arm is barely 10 inches. just don't want something that will be sliding down my arm the whole time i'm running. any thoughts? i really like that this can hold so much, and it still seems really compact...
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
i just bought an Eforcity armband on Amazon for $8. It does everything this does but it doesn't have an extra pocket, which I don't need. I do love having an armband for my iphone though! It doesn't loosen up, doesn't chafe and is in a perfect location to still see the screen!
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