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New Sports Bra Technology Tested and Found Supportive

Do You Feel Your Sports Bra Provides Enough Support?

After, I am assuming, plenty of observation hours of breasts in motion, researchers discovered that running produces more than just up-and-down motion in women's chests. Breasts actually make a figure eight pattern. Even with this important discovery, no sports bra has yet to be designed to handle the lateral sway of breasts in motion. Neither compression bras that smoosh your chest into a uni-boob, or cup bras, which separate the girls, can keep your knockers from knocking about.

Scientists from down under have figured out how to help us gals up top. The Aussie researchers observed that when running in water, large-breasted women didn't experience much discomfort. Using compressed foam pads to simulate the buoyancy found in water, scientists created a bra that tamed both the side-to-side and up-and-down motion of runners' breasts. Testers gave the prototype sports bar a high comfort ranking, but unfortunately no manufacturer has stepped up to use this cutting edge support technology to build a better sports bra.

How do you feel about your fave sports bra? If you have one you love, share the deets with us in the comments section below.

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sourcherries sourcherries 7 years
Yes and no. Losing weight helped the shoulder areas but sometimes I feel like the pressure under the breasts is too much; conversely, other times it's fine. Sigh.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I'm a AA/A cup; I could probably work out in a tank top and be ok. I just wear one of those cheap Hanes sports bras and it keeps everything in place just fine.
Rjs-baby-girl Rjs-baby-girl 7 years
I just wear a regular bra for now. I have a smaller size chest and I started working out again only 4 weeks ago, so I didn't take the time yet to go shopping for that. I also need tank tops.
Fitness Fitness 7 years
For those ladies who mentioned they needed to wear two bras to stay in place, I recommended trying out a Freya sports bra: I'm on the larger size, and I love this sports bra.
missu2 missu2 7 years
I have triple Ds. I was told I need to wear two. I don't do much cardio but I have thought about starting to run. i always tell people I don't want to run because I don't want to give myself two black eyes.
Sasseefrass Sasseefrass 7 years
I have to wear two full-power sports bras if I'm planning on doing anything that involves jumping or running. It's a pain, but I've gotten used to it.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
For the most part, but sometimes the ones that really keep everything exactly where it should be make me feel like I'm wearing a vice around my chest (and I'm really not that big at all).
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 7 years
I find that wearing a regular wire bra under my sports bra keeps everything locked in place for running or other "bouncing" sports. For yoga or even the eliptical, just the sports bra is fine.
acfreema acfreema 7 years
I've found a few places that sell amazing sports bras in a really wide range of sizes (I'm a 32 D). You just have to look around and jump around a ton in the fitting room!
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
Honestly, I don't even own a sports bra. I've been meaning to get one, but it's just not high on my list of priorities. I just wear a regular bra to work out in... I haven't got much to support, so it's not a big deal for me.
matzsmith matzsmith 7 years
Sports bra's are ALWAYS too tight on my neck/shoulder muscles. I either have too much muscle there or it's just too tight to begin with. I'd rather wear a full coverage, unforgiving strap (no stretch) with good side panels and 2+ hooks.
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