How to chose the right ‘Sports Bra’

Most forms of exercise make your breasts bounce up and down, regardless of your cup size. Now this isn’t a laughing matter as it can pose serious risks to your health. Our breasts are made up of fatty tissue which is surrounded by skin and fragile ligaments called ‘Coopers Ligaments’. The problem with this is once Coopers Ligaments are stretched or broken down, they will sag and nothing can fix this. It doesn’t matter whether you breasts are big or small, we all have Coopers Ligaments that can be broken down over time and they won’t bounce back. When choosing a sports bra make sure to consider whether you are going to be doing high or low impact exercise as there are different bras to suit each of these.

Watch my review of sports bras

 

 

I have summed up with a few options I have been using from my personal experience

  • Low Impact: Ideal for Yoga and Pilates (I frankly dont have many options in my wardrobe)
  • Medium Impact: One I have been using is

A MEDIUM-SUPPORT BRA WITH CLIMACOOL® VENTILATION.With medium support for workouts like elliptical training and hiking, this women’s sports bra is supportive and easy to move in. climacool® ventilation releases heat and lets air flow. Made with recycled jersey.

 

  • High Impact Sports Bra: My personal fav for many years has been the Supernova series

SUPERNOVA MÉLANGE BRA RUNNING BRA WITH HIGH SUPPORT DESIGNED TO KEEP YOU COOL AND DRY.Stay cool and dry with this women’s running bra that’s ready for runs of any distance and pace. Featuring ventilated climacool® that keeps you cool and comfortable by sweeping heat and sweat away. Cross-back straps for high support.

And another of my favorite new purchase is

ASIA RACER-BACK BRA: A HIGH-IMPACT GRAPHIC SPORTS BRA WITH HIGH SUPPORT AND AN ADJUSTABLE FIT.In a bold graphic bamboo print that celebrates the athletes from Asia heading to Rio, this sports bra is made for high-impact training with its customizable, lockdown fit. Each bra is specially constructed with size-specific straps and underband to offer comfortable support. Side closures make it easy to take on and off and allow you to adjust your fit. climacool® ventilation at the back and ultra-breathable padded cups help release heat to keep you feeling fresh and focused on your workout.

 

Hope you guys have fun trying new options, remember its an investment you need to make for your safely and your body’s well being.

 

xoxo

Nidhi

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