Tips On Choosing The Best Sports Bras For Your Activity Level
Never know which bra to get or what you should look out for when choosing a bra? We're here to help! Sports bras can be confusing with all the different properties and styles, but we're here to make the whole process much easier for you. So read on to learn about what makes each bra suited to your needs, be it for casual daily wear or for high impact workouts such as spin class.
The Different Types Of Activities
Sports bras are designed to support your breasts during physical activity. There are many different types available, each suited for different activities and intensity levels. It is important to consider the level of impact of the activity you will be doing.
Low-impact sports bras are ideal for activities such as walking or yoga. These bras provide support without constricting your chest. Medium-impact bras are perfect for activities such as jogging, yoga or hiking. They offer more support than low impact bras, but are still comfortable to wear for both leisure and exercise. High-impact bras are ideal for activities such as tennis, running or team sports. They offer maximum support with compression fabric to keep your sisters close and prevent them from moving around too much.
It is also important to make sure the bra fits properly. Most sports bras come in a variety of sizes, so make sure to choose one that fits well and provides the level of support you need for your chosen activity.
Now that you know what activity level you will be engaging in, let's take a look at the factors that make each bra suitable for their activity level!
Which Sports Bra Is The Best For Daily Use?
If you're looking for a daily wear bra, or for low impact workouts such as walking or yoga, it's important to find one that is both comfortable and provide a little support. You'll want to look for a bra with a comfortable band, instead of uncomfortable underwires that poke your sides through the day. Padded cups also help to achieve smooth lines under your top, while adjustable straps or clasps provide a customized fit. Additionally, moisture-wicking fabric will help to keep you cool and dry.
Here are our top picks that feels so much like second-skin, you won't remember that you're in a bra!
Hands down, the hot favourite for daily wear. Our Wisdom Bra With Clasps is a comfortable bra with a seamless design. It offers greater support than a regular bra without being too constricting, while the smooth lines with minimal seams make it invisible under a top. The bra also fits to your breasts' natural shape so you don't have to worry about your bra showing under your top.
The adjustable straps, clasps and hook closure are great for the best fit and easy wearing, and the molded cups provide shape and coverage, not to mention save you time from having to unfold and reinsert removable padding after they've been through the wash! It also allows easy transition from leisure and everyday errands to a low impact sport such as taking a walk in the park since you can wear the same bra with its breathable fabric. Check out this top contender for best sports bra for daily wear!
This low intensity sports bra is made from buttery soft fabric that feels like second skin. It is so comfortable that you won't want to take it off! Designed to intricately sculpt your body and enhance the curves, this bra will flatter your body to make you look good and feel good. The back also features a unique strap detailing that adds a touch of style to your look. It is a perfect comfortable sports bra for yoga sessions or for walks as it provides just enough support for low intensity activities without making you feel constricted.
What Is The Best Sports Bra For Medium-Intensity Activities?
If you're participating in a medium-intensity activity, such as jogging or playing tennis, it's important to have a bra that offers medium support without being too constricting. It's important to look for one that fits snugly and provides enough support to prevent your breasts from moving around too much. You'll also want to make sure that the bra is comfortable to wear, as you'll be doing a lot of movement in it.
Check out our picks for medium impact sports bras below!
A good sports bra for medium-impact workouts is the Mesh Sports Bra. It has a classic scoop neck design with a sexy mesh racerback. The longline design provides extra coverage and lifts your breasts for a flattering shape.
Crafted from high-performance and 4-way stretch fabric that features compression, it provides extra support that a low-impact bra does not. The mesh panels and moisture-wicking fabric work together to keep you cool and dry through your workouts. Great as a running sports bra with medium support or for yoga class!
This supportive sports bra is perfect for cozy days at home, but also for times when you feel motivated to get a workout in. Its classic scoop neckline and seamless design also makes it the perfect bra for casual outfits when you want to look effortlessly good.
Crafted from our signature GWM fabric, it is buttery soft and feels like second skin. Its sweat-wicking properties will also keep you feeling cool on hot days, and even through sweaty workouts, making it a perfect medium impact sports bra for both leisure and exercise. It is stretchable, and moves with your body to give you range of motion while the wide straps and snug fit still provides enough support. The longer bandwidth tucks the sides to give you a slimmer figure as well.
What Makes A Good High Impact Sports Bra?
As a woman, it's important to have the proper support when participating in high-intensity activities. Running, playing soccer, or hitting the gym hard can put a lot of strain on your breasts. Ladies with larger breasts can also opt for increased support in order to prevent pain and discomfort. Hence, it's crucial to invest in high-quality pieces.
There are a few things you should keep in mind when shopping for high-impact sports bras. You'll want to make sure that the band stays in place. Compression bras will also minimize breast movement and provide a snug and secure fit for high support . A longline fit or racerback strap distributes weight and provides a secure fit that stays put even through vigorous activities.
Read on for our favourite bras perfect for high-intensity activities!
Crafted from high-performance, 4-way stretch fabric, our Revive Sports Bra is constructed to feel like second skin for workouts. Its moisture-wicking properties provide maximum comfort by keeping you cool and refreshed through the day, making it a perfect high impact bra for spin class and other impact workouts. The fabric is also highly stretchable and buttery soft, and it is an ease to put on and take off this bra, even for stiff shoulders. The longline cut and trendy tie-dye design makes transitioning from workouts to leisure a breeze.
For ladies looking for a bra with extra support, look no further! Our Energetic Sports Bra With Front Zip is the best sports bra for high-intensity activities. The sweat-wicking fabric and front zipper makes taking off and putting on the bra extremely easy even after a sweaty workout, and even for mothers and ladies with shoulder aches. Or if you simply prefer the added convenience, this bra will put a smile on your face!
This high intensity bra is extremely supportive as it is a compression bra that offers a snug and secure fit. The racerback straps also distributes the weight through the wide straps, making it a high support bra. It also provides extra coverage, and comes with removable pads if you wish to switch them out to your favourite ones.
A favourite sports bra among our community is definitely the Trendy Sports Bra with Clasps. A sleek sports bra with beautiful cross-back straps, it is an essential for workouts due to its amazing support. Move around with ease in a supportive fit featuring stretchy fabric for maximum comfort. Fits well even for bigger chests!
This high impact sports bra is buttery soft and feels like second-skin, so you won't be rushing to take it off the moment you get home. Its sweat-wicking properties keep you cool and refreshed through your workout, making it the best sports bra for running, spin class or the gym. The adjustable straps makes it support even better for workouts.
Look Good And Feel Good!
Thank you for reading! We hope this guide has helped you find the right sports bra for your needs. Remember, comfort is key so make sure to choose a bra that fits well and provides the level of support you need. Say goodbye to uncomfortable underwires!
No matter what your activity level is, it's important to have a supportive bra. By keeping the above factors in mind, you can find a bra that will offer the perfect amount of support for your needs. So, don't wait any longer, check out the all the bras mentioned above (and many more!) at gymwearmovement.com! We have a wide collection of styles and colours, and a range of bra sizes so there's something for everyone! Happy shopping!
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