Trying to stay in shape is hard but finding the right sports bra is even harder.
To be honest, I’ve been wearing the same basic sports bra for years for different activities.
Not only was it uncomfortable and not stylish, but if I wore it for more than an hour it was also a real pain to take off since it was too tight and constricting. Silly, right?
Luckily, since starting at Brayola I have learned so much about sports bras, and now I am a proud owner of a great, stylish and comfortable sports bra collection, suited for any activity.
I want to share these sports bras with you, as well as point out which works best for each activity type.
Low impact activities (Yoga, Pilates, etc.)
Wacoal knows bras, that I know, but their Sports Bras are a basic must in your wardrobe. It doesn’t matter if you’re heading to Hip Hop or Yoga class, this Wacoal bra will have you covered. This is the ideal sports bra for average to full figures. No chance for a “uni-boob” with this one. It provides support like no other!
Available in sizes:32-40C; 32-42D,DD,DDD; 32-40G,H
The Anita Light and Firm Sports bra is perfect for low impact sports such as walking, yoga, bicycling, etc. This super-lightweight sports bra is designed to provide you with great support and total comfort. The sleek seamfree cups are designed to give you firm support, even with larger sizes. The Anita bra will definitely keep you comfortable throughout your workout!
Available in sizes: 32B-40D
Medium impact activities (Dance Classes, Martial Arts, Tennis, Golf, Powerwalking)
I always try to find new fun ways to work out, so when I first signed up for dance classes I decided to try the Le Mystere Energie bra.
I immediately fell in love.
This is a versatile, comfortable and supportive bra. It features convertible straps that can be worn traditionally or criss-crossed – which I find helps a lot with giving me a really amazing shape.
Available in sizes: 32C-40G
This bra truly is a Champion. This brand covers a range of sports bras for every woman’s needs. This one will give you support and it’s fit is amazing! It somehow manages to be breathable and not constrictive, while still holding everything in place. The straps are not adjustable BUT the fit is simply perfect. I absolutely love this bra!
Available in sizes: 34/36C/D—-34/36D/DD—36/38C/D—36/38D/DD—38/40C/D—38/40/DD—40/42C/D–40/42D/DD
High impact (Running, Jumping, Aerobics)
The Panache Active Molded Sports bra is definitely one of my favorites. It’s a great combination of a padded underwire with an extremely firm band which basically means that nothing can move or bounce while I’m wearing it. Plus, it has breathable fabric that will keep you cool and dry.
As far as sports bras are concerned, this one is definitely a winner!
Available in sizes: 30D-38G
Before running my first marathon (OK, a half marathon) I decided to treat myself to the Moving Comfort Fiona High Impact Sports Bra. I have been using it ever since and I absolutely love it! This has become my ultimate running bra. It’s comfortable and keeps every movement to a minimum while I’m working out. The Velcro adjustable straps are simply amazing.
Sometimes a product is just what you need. THIS is one of those times.
Available in sizes: 30D-42D
For those who are fuller figured and bigger busted, don’t fret, Brayola has just the right sports bra for you! Although I haven’t personally tried this one, we know plenty of women who swear by the Elomi Energise Full Figure Sports Bra.
“This bra is amazing for us bigger gals! I work out every day and this is the best sports bra I have ever owned!” Jane H.
With sizes up to 44GG (44J US cups) this is the go to sports bra for the fuller and bigger busted woman. This bra is made from a smooth stretch nylon and offers moisture-wicking properties, which means you can work up a sweat and it will keep you cool and dry. The 3-part seamed cups will lift your ladies and keep them secure so that you won’t have to worry about fly away boobs!