What Support Sports Bra Do I Need?

22/04/2021

It is a question I get asked a lot; what support sports bra do I need? And the answer is not as simple as you might think. Those of you who follow my blogs know I am all about supporting women. You are out there trying to better yourself through exercise and I want to make sure you have the best possible breast support whilst you do. In this article I am going the answer this question. Allowing you to ensure you have the best support sports bra for you. Read on. Size Matters When it comes to breasts and… Read More »

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5 Things to Consider When Wearing a Sports Bra in Public

25/03/2021

I live on the Gold Coast and the weather here is supportive (see what I did there?) to wearing a sports bra in public. Warm sunshine and beautiful coastline are very conducive to donning the tights and sports bra and heading out for a beach walk. A short walk along the beach front at Burleigh reveals many women walking, jogging or running with their sports bra proudly on show. I love it, free the belly and get outside with pride. One thing that does make me shudder. Seeing a young, full breasted woman running along the path in her strappy… Read More »

Sports Bra Fitting Essentials – Part 3: The Cups

11/03/2021

So, where has that three weeks gone? Can you believe we are already up to the final part of my three part ‘Sports Bra Fitting Essentials’ series? Last week we looked at Sports Bra Fitting Essentials – Part 2: The Band. That’s now straps, and band done and dusted. Leaving only the cups to examine to finish our trilogy. Thus ensuring you have the perfect fitting sports bra. This final pillar is just as important as the other two. And as we know, successfully accomplish all three pillars and you have reached sports bra fitting nirvana! Read on to discover… Read More »

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Sports Bra Fitting Essentials – Part 2: The Band

04/03/2021

Last week’s article; Sports Bra Fitting Essentials – Part 1: Shoulder Straps gave you an in depth look at e... Read More »
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Sports Bra Fitting Essentials – Part 1: Shoulder Straps

25/02/2021

This article is the first in a three-part series titled ‘Sports Bra Fitting Essentials’. This week I am goi... Read More »
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My 5 Best Racerback Sports Bras + 3 Convertible Back Sports Bras

18/02/2021

After last week’s blog ‘Sports Bra Back Types’ I had a fair bit of feedback asking me what my favourite rac... Read More »
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Sports Bra Back Types

11/02/2021

It seems that modern sports bras come in endless combinations of features. Underwired, wirefree, padded, pu... Read More »
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21/01/2021

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Breasts Bouncing While Exercising? Here’s What to do.

05/01/2021

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16/12/2020

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The Best Sports Bras for Golf

10/12/2020

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Why Your Sports Bra Should Never Have a Birthday

03/12/2020

When we are young, we look forward excitedly to our birthdays. As we get older our excitement wanes somewha... Read More »

5 Things That Affect the Level of Breast Support You Need

26/11/2020

Those of you who follow my blogs will know I am all about support. My mission in life to is to help every w... Read More »
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My 10 Best Sports Bras for Horse Riding

19/11/2020

Updated 8 February 2021 Looking back at my recent posts I have realised I haven’t done a ‘Best of’ post for... Read More »
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Can Sports Bras be Used for Swimming?

12/11/2020

With summer just around the corner our thoughts turn to the beach and hot summer days by the pool. Sounds g... Read More »

4 Reasons to Wear a Bra Band Extender

03/11/2020

As someone who obsesses about finding the perfect bra fit for myself and my customers a bra band extender i... Read More »

How to Prevent Sports Bra Straps from Falling Down

22/10/2020

It is the bane of many active women. You are working hard and getting into your workout groove only to be i... Read More »
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Finding Your Bra Size at Home

15/10/2020

We all know the feeling. You have changed size and need to find your bra size before going shopping. You fi... Read More »
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5 Ways to Prolong Your Sports Bras Life

07/10/2020

Things here in Australia have been a bit up and down this year to say the least. An economic life lived wit... Read More »
10 Best High Impact Sports Bras

My 10 Best High Impact Sports Bras

24/09/2020

Updated 2 February 2021. So, after a bit of side-tracking (my favourite past time!) I am back focusing on m... Read More »

6 Reasons to Wear a Sports Bra Daily

09/09/2020

Sports bras have come a long way in design and comfort. They are no longer unfashionable workout items of l... Read More »

10 Signs You Are Wearing the Wrong Bra Size

06/08/2020

It is common for many women to take their bra off as soon as they step inside their front door. But why? Su... Read More »
Sports Bra Science Keeps Larger Breasted Woman Moving

Sports Bra Science Keeps Larger Breasted Woman Moving

03/06/2020

Sports bras have come a long way from their humble beginnings as simply two jock straps sewn together. Cons... Read More »
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10 Best Sports Bras for Walking.

03/06/2020

Following my last article ‘Sports Bras for Walking’ got a lot of feedback asking what my favourite walking ... Read More »
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Sports Bras for Walking

22/04/2020

With the whole world in various levels of COVID lockdown and restrictions on the types of exercise we can d... Read More »

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25/03/2020

Hi, Amy here, We are in unprecedented times that are affecting all aspects of our society. Things are chang... Read More »
10 Best Sports Bras for Big Busts

10 Best Sports Bras for Big Busts

05/03/2020

Updated 8 February 2021. OK, time for the third in my series of ‘Best Ofs’. Last time I listed my ‘Top 10 P... Read More »
10 Best Plus Size Sports Bras

10 Best Plus Size Sports Bras

25/02/2020

Updated 8 February 2021. Last week I listed my 10 best sports bras for running. This week I am going to ans... Read More »
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10 Best Sports Bras for Running

20/02/2020

Updated 4 February 2021 Ok, this week I am going to answer a question I get asked a lot; What is the best s... Read More »
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12 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying Your Next Sports Bra Online

12/02/2020

Greatly increase your chance of success when buying your next sports bra online with these 12 expert questi... Read More »
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11 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Sports Bra

04/02/2020

Greatly increase your chance of success when buying your next sports bra with these 11 expert tips. DID YOU... Read More »
Is it OK to Wear a Sports Bra all the Time

Is it OK to wear a sports bra all the time?

21/01/2020

OK, this week I am going to answer a question I often get asked; is it OK to wear a sports bra all the time... Read More »
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The Four Important Things to Me

18/12/2019

Wow time really does fly. Sports Bras Direct (SBD) has been open for 2 and ½ years now and we have been ope... Read More »
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Brand in Focus: Berlei

23/11/2019

This week I’m taking a look at Iconic Australian bra brand in focus – Berlei. We all know them, they ... Read More »

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, suppor... 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 size... Read More »

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02/08/2019

Not all things are created equal and your Breasts are no exception.  Soft or firm, perky or drooped, slende... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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The Best Sports Bras For Large Breasts

25/06/2019

Updated 8 February 2021. There is nothing worse than an unsupportive sports bra when you are working out. Y... Read More »
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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 »
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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 Bras: The Three Main 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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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11/10/2018

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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 »
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Brand in Focus: Glamorise Sport

17/09/2018

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17/08/2018

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Exercising with Bigger Breasts

09/08/2018

Updated 8 February 2021. Let’s be honest, exercising with bigger breasts can be a nightmare.  Breast pain, ... 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

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Sports Bra Focus – Triumph Triaction Magic Motion

04/07/2018

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10 Common Sports Bra Fitting Problems and How to Solve Them

07/06/2018

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Treadmill vs Outdoor Running

23/05/2018

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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 »

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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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26/03/2018

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16/03/2018

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28/02/2018

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

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16/02/2018

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Brand in Focus – Brooks Moving Comfort

31/01/2018

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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 »
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Sport Bra Impact Levels – What Do They Mean?

17/01/2018

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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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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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25/10/2017

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18/10/2017

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28/09/2017

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12/09/2017

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07/08/2017

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18/07/2017

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06/07/2017

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Should Horse Riders Wear a Sports Bra?

08/06/2017

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Underwired or Wirefree Sports Bras

21/05/2017

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07/05/2017

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