Banish The Bounce

Cavalletti Clips Video

04/11/2017

SBD were really proud to be approached by Cavalletti Equine Marketplace to be involved in a Cavalletti clips video they were creating for their facebook followers.  The owner of Cavalletti, Kate Majors, had realised that bouncing breasts were a real issue for horse riding ladies.  She had seen first hand women at events wearing two or three bras and even taping around themselves to hold their ladies down!  Kate was on a mission to not only increase awareness of this issue, but also to help solve the problem…which is why she contacted Sports Bras Direct. SBD were so happy to… Read More »

Elomi Energise Front View

Elomi Energise Sports Bra Review

25/10/2017

Nothing we love more than a great sports bra (pretty obvious huh) and for the fuller busted ladies out there they don’t come much better than the Elomi Energise. Here at SBD we are excited to announce that we are now stocking this awesome Sports Bra providing you with even greater choice of styles and sizes.  This high impact underwired sports bra is designed for fuller figures and/or larger cup sizes.  As a new addition to our range we thought it important to provide you with a bit of background info on Elomi and a review of this highly recommended… Read More »

Caring for your Breasts Blog

Your Breasts and the Big ‘C’

18/10/2017

At SBD we are all about helping you achieve the best support for your breasts but we also want to make sure you are armed with current knowledge about how to look after your breasts to keep them healthy and the big ‘C’ at bay.  It is never too early or too late to start. I have summarised some key areas that can help, however this list is definitely not exhaustive. There is a ton of information available on the internet and I have included some links within this post for those of you that would like to read more… 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 personal struggle in this area that gave me the determination to find women a better solution…sportsbrasdirect.com.au was born.  The most common question that women ask me is “what will stop the bounce?”  There are some amazing, well designed sports bras available that provide great support around the breasts. However none of them completely stop vertical breast bounce.  It is for this reason I’m really excited about a new product recently launched in Australia to beat breast bounce; the PINKCLOVER… 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 breastfeeding is important to stay fit and healthy and help you feel good.  Try telling my swollen tender boobs that!  Even brisk walking was uncomfortable for my sore breasts during pregnancy.  The only exercise I managed in comfort was deep water running as the water was very supportive! Once my beautiful baby arrived and we had settled into something that resembled a routine I was keen to get out and exercise.  I enjoyed being active again but needed to wear a… 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 during exercise.  However with so many sports bras on the market choosing the right one can be a minefield.  Finding an all round ‘best’ sports bra suiting every woman is an impossible task as every woman’s requirements are different. We want to make finding your perfect sports bra a little easier so in this article we will explore the differences between Compression and Encapsulation (and both) sports bras to help you decide which type will best suit your needs. Compression Sports Bras These sports bras… Read More »

Anita Active Logo

Sports Bra Brand Focus – Anita Active

18/07/2017

At Sports Bras Direct we love the Anita Active range.  Innovative materials, functional designs and quality workmanship ensure they are incredibly comfortable to wear, like a second skin, whilst still providing brilliant support.  A definite go to bra for me.  I realise that some women will not be familiar with the brand so I thought I would write a ‘Brand Focus’ blog and introduce you to the award winning world of Anita Active. Company History Anita started back in the late 1800s making braces and corsets!  In 1917 Dr Walter Helbig, grandfather of today’s owner Georg Weber-Unger, took over the company.  After… 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 sporting equipment is required.  However there is one piece of equipment that should be a priority for all active female teenagers…A Sports Bra! Young girls develop at different ages and there can be a vast difference in the rate of breast growth.  Every girls experience is different and this must be taken into consideration when buying a sports bra.  A small busted 12 year old will probably want to wear a very different style of bra compared to a larger busted 16… Read More »

Activity - Equestrian

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 few as 14% of horse riders follow suit. Should horse riders wear a Sports Bra?..…Absolutely YES! The Evidence: Horse riding creates a large amount of vertical breast movement and any form of riding that is faster than walking is considered to be a high impact activity.  This puts a lot of strain on delicate breast tissue and ligaments, causing irreversible damage and sagging.  Sports scientist testing the effectiveness of bras found that sports bras can prevent bounce by up to… Read More »

Underwired and Wire Free Sports Bras

Underwired vs Wire Free Sports Bra

21/05/2017

Whether you choose an underwired or wire free sports bra is very much down to personal choice.  But how much is our choice dictated by our experience and preference with an everyday bra? Is there actually any significant pros and cons between wired and wire free sports bras that we should be basing our decision on? Many woman, especially those who are larger than a D cup, often prefer an underwire in their everyday bra for the added support and lift they provide.  However everyday bras do not undergo the same kind of workout as our sports bras; nor do they… Read More »