Racerback Sports Bras: Why You Need One

05/09/2019

In my opinion at least one Racerback Sports Bra is a must have in your kitbag. They are comfortable, supportive and fit well under any top. I love singlet style tops so hiding those dreaded bra straps is a must. They are a great combination with almost any type of top. What is a Racerback Sports Bra? In essence any bra that has a fixed point in the rear where the shoulder straps join is classed as racerback. Also known as a T- back bra as the straps connect together in the center of your back to form a ‘T’… Read More »

Brand in Focus: Freya Active

12/08/2019

Freya, the revolutionary bra brand, was launched in 1998 with a mission to make women with larger bust sizes feel great and look amazing: ‘an awesome mission we love’.  In 1999, just a year after the brand’s launch, they entered the digital space with the creation of the Freya Active website, bringing their great fitting styles to the Internet. Since then, one great idea has led to another.  New styles, new lingerie styles, bra-sized swimwear, sports underwear, lounge wear and an exceptionally modern approach to getting the message of great fit out there in the digital age.  Constantly reinventing the… Read More »

12 Interesting Facts About Breasts

02/08/2019

Not all things are created equal and your Breasts are no exception.  Soft or firm, perky or drooped, slender or round, no matter what shape or size they come in they are amazing ‘assets’ to the female anatomy. There are many interesting facts about breasts and in this article we take a look at 12 of them. Call them boobs, boobies, ta-ta’s or hooters; our unique ‘girls’ deserve class-A care and treatment.  Not just for their primary evolutionary-function to feed our offspring but also to help us feel wholesome and awesome.  And since most women take care when selecting the… Read More »

Breast Sag: How to Prevent It

25/07/2019

We all know breast size and shape vary greatly from person to person.  The one thing that does not vary is ... Read More »

Sports Bras for Cycling

17/07/2019

So you’re after a Sports Bra for cycling. Most of us when we think of cycling conjure up an image of ... Read More »
Brand in Focus - Triumph International

Brand Focus: Triumph International

12/07/2019

We all know Triumph International and we all (well most of us!) love wearing Triumph sports bras. But how d... Read More »
Choosing a Sports Bra

Choosing a Sports Bra

03/07/2019

So you are looking for a new sports bra, but where do you start? Choosing a sports bra is a minefield, ther... Read More »
Best Sports Bras For Large Breasts

The Best Sports Bras For Large Breasts

25/06/2019

There is nothing worse than an unsupportive sports bra when you are working out. Your focus should be on yo... Read More »
Breast Size and Exercise

Breast Size and Exercise

19/06/2019

We All Know It Having larger breasts can make certain exercises and activities more difficult to perform. O... Read More »
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Brand in Focus: Cadenshae

11/06/2019

4 Years Young So what is the Cadenshae Brand? Working as a personal trainer at the time of the birth of her... Read More »
Sports Bra Care – Looking After Your Investment

Sports Bra Care – Looking After Your Investment

30/04/2019

So you’ve finally bitten the bullet and replaced your old, worn out Sports Bra with a shiny new one. How go... Read More »
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Exercising Whilst Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know.

21/03/2019

So you’re pregnant, congratulations. Life is about to change in so many ways and your pregnancy journey wil... Read More »
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Finding the Right Sports Bra After Breast Implants

06/02/2019

Being able to return to exercise is a significant milestone after breast augmentation.  Finding the right s... Read More »
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Sports Bras for Fuller Busts

10/01/2019

If you are fuller in the bust it can be difficult to find a supportive sports bra.  It’s often even h... Read More »

Sports Bra Back Types

17/12/2018

We all know what the front of our sports bra does; it holds our assets. Hopefully firmly in place whilst we... Read More »
5 Reasons Your Breasts Are Sore

5 Reasons Your Breasts Are Sore

07/12/2018

Most of the time they just sit there minding their own business regardless of their size or shape but now a... Read More »
Anita Active DynamiXstar Racerback Sports Bra

Sports Bra Focus: Anita Active DynamiXstar

29/11/2018

Today I will be taking a look at one of my favourites; the  Anita Active DynamiXstar sports bra.  As Anita ... Read More »
Why do Breasts Bounce?

Why do Breasts Bounce?

20/11/2018

It is a fact that every woman knows; when moving our breasts bounce. The more we move the more they bounce;... Read More »
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Benefits of Working Out With a Partner

05/11/2018

Working out with a partner is a great way of combining exercise and a catch up, but do we actually get the ... Read More »
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Things Your Sports Bra Should Do

24/10/2018

If you exercise you’ll appreciate all your sports bra does to keep you comfortable and supported.  And if y... Read More »
Should Female Riders Wear a Sports Bra

Equestrian Hub Blog: Should Female Riders Wear a Sports Bra?

16/10/2018

I recently wrote this blog at the request of Equestrian Hub to provide sports bra advice to their female re... Read More »
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Sports Bras for Cricket

11/10/2018

Sports Bras for Cricket Well we’ve had a look at Tennis and the features good sports bras should have to ke... Read More »
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Sports Bras for Tennis

28/09/2018

As the weather warms up and we start approaching tennis season it’s important to look at the condition of y... Read More »
Glamorise Sport Brand Focus

Brand in Focus: Glamorise Sport

17/09/2018

Sports Bras Direct are excited to announce that we now stock Glamorise Sports Bras.  But who are Glamorise?... Read More »
Sports Bras Direct - A Social Enterprise

We Are Becoming A Social Enterprise

17/08/2018

Sports Bras Direct is evolving to become a Social Enterprise. Consequently we are incredibly excited about ... Read More »
Exercising with Bigger Breasts

Exercising with Bigger Breasts

09/08/2018

Let’s be honest, exercising with bigger breasts can be a nightmare.  Breast pain, back pain, feeling self c... Read More »
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10 Minute Cardio Blast for When you are Short on Time

30/07/2018

When you are short on time it’s easy to forego your run or visit to the gym.  However research has shown th... Read More »
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Motivation During Winter: 7 Tips to Keep You Moving

17/07/2018

We are mid way through winter, and it’s very common during the colder months to lose your motivation to kee... Read More »
Triumph Triaction Magic Motion Sports Bra

Sports Bra Focus – Triumph Triaction Magic Motion

04/07/2018

Triumph are continually researching and tweaking their sports bras designs, making use of new fabrics and m... Read More »
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10 Common Sports Bra Fitting Problems and How to Solve Them

07/06/2018

A sports bra is an essential piece of exercise equipment for women, but unfortunately sports bra fitting pr... Read More »
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Treadmill vs Outdoor Running

23/05/2018

Some runners (or walkers) crave the great outdoors while others like the simplicity of the treadmill. Is th... Read More »
History of the Sports Bra

History of the Sports Bra

02/05/2018

In today’s modern world there is a huge range of varied activities available to women. From the simplicity ... Read More »

Pilates or Yoga

09/04/2018

Are you thinking of taking up pilates or yoga and not sure which one to go for?  It is common to find that ... Read More »
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A Healthier Easter

26/03/2018

For many of us Easter involves taking a few days off work, over indulging on chocolate and hot cross buns a... Read More »
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Brand in Focus – Shock Absorber

16/03/2018

It all began for Shock Absorber UK in 1994. Research carried out at Edinburgh University in Scotland initia... Read More »

The Anatomy of a Sports Bra

28/02/2018

Sports bra’s have revolutionised breast comfort and support for active women.  From the humble beginnings o... Read More »

Can Sports Bras be Used for Everyday Wear?

16/02/2018

Can Sports Bras be Used for Everyday Wear? Historically sports bras were only considered for those hot swea... Read More »
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Brand in Focus – Brooks Moving Comfort

31/01/2018

We love the quality and comfort of the Brooks Moving Comfort sports bras. Also they are popular with our cu... Read More »
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Sports Bra Bestsellers 2017

24/01/2018

In 2017 Sports Bras Direct supported a lot of women. So what were the most purchased sports bras? We’ve run... Read More »
Sports Bra Impact Level - What Does it Mean

Sport Bra Impact Levels – What Do They Mean?

17/01/2018

You’ve recently reignited your running career after some time off. You dust off your shoes, slip on your fa... Read More »

Are Sports Bras Needed for Low Impact Activities?

17/11/2017

Information on sports bras and breast support is often related to activities involving lots of fast movemen... Read More »
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Cavalletti Clips Video

04/11/2017

SBD were really proud to be approached by Cavalletti Equine Marketplace. They asked us to be involved in a ... Read More »
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Elomi Energise Sports Bra Review

25/10/2017

Nothing we love more than a great sports bra (pretty obvious huh). For the fuller busted ladies out there t... Read More »
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Your Breasts and the Big ‘C’

18/10/2017

At SBD we are all about helping you achieve the best support for your breasts with our great range of Sport... Read More »
PINKCLOVER BREASTBAND

New Product Release – PINKCLOVER Breastband

28/09/2017

I love helping active women find the best support for their breasts. As many of you know it was my own pers... Read More »
Maternity Sports Bras

A Spotlight on Maternity Sports Bras

12/09/2017

While I was pregnant I often heard that exercising for 30 minutes or more a day during pregnancy and breast... Read More »

Sports Bras: What Does ‘Compression’ or ‘Encapsulation’ Actually Mean?

07/08/2017

A well-fitting, supportive sports bra goes a long way in reducing physical and psychological discomfort dur... Read More »
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Brand in Focus – Anita Active

18/07/2017

At Sports Bras Direct we love the Anita Active range.  Innovative materials, functional designs and quality... Read More »

Sports Bras Are A Must For Active Teens

06/07/2017

There are many activities available for young girls to participate in and often a specific team uniform or ... Read More »
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Should Horse Riders Wear a Sports Bra?

08/06/2017

I recently read a statistic that around 90% of marathon runners say they always wear a sports bra, yet as f... Read More »
Underwired and Wire Free Sports Bras

Underwired or Wirefree Sports Bras

21/05/2017

Whether you choose an underwired or wirefree sports bra is very much down to personal choice.  But how much... Read More »
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Is it Time to Replace Your Sports Bra?

07/05/2017

You finally find that perfect sports bra. It’s really comfortable and supports you in all the right places.... Read More »