Sports Bras for Cycling


So you’re after a Sports Bra for cycling. Most of us when we think of cycling conjure up an image of the lycra clad folk spinning down the road in the morning traffic. Not much bounce there but you’ll still need support. Take things off road and the bounce can become truly uncomfortable. Your mountain bike has shocks so a great bra is required to help absorb the bounce. So how do we go about choosing a suitable sports bra for cycling? Let’s take a look at the key factors. Fit Comes First  The first rule of sports bra buying… Read More »

Brand in Focus - Triumph International

Brand Focus: Triumph International


We all know Triumph International and we all (well most of us!) love wearing Triumph sports bras. But how did Triumph get to where it is today? The story is 133 years in the making. How It All Began Triumph Internationals journey began in a barn in Germany in 1886. From here, the tiny German corset factory has grown into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of lingerie and underwear. A true global success story. Triumph today enjoys a presence in over 120 countries worldwide. For its brands Triumph and sloggi the company develops, produces and sells underwear, lingerie, sleepwear… Read More »

Choosing a Sports Bra

Choosing a Sports Bra


So you are looking for a new sports bra, but where do you start? Choosing a sports bra is a minefield, there are a myriad of brands and styles out there all offering something different. Combine this with the fact that we women are all different, do different activities and have different fashion styles. OMG! Luckily Sports Bras Direct is here to help. Have a read of the info below and then check out our wide range of sports bras and you’ll soon be bouncing around with a comfortable and supported chest. Start With Impact Sports bras are usually labelled as… Read More »

Best Sports Bras For Large Breasts

The Best Sports Bras For Large Breasts


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


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 Focus: Cadenshae


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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?


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


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


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

Sports Bra Brand Focus: Glamorise Sport


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


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

Exercising with Bigger Breasts


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


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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7 Tips to Keep Your Motivation During Winter


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


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


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


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


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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Pilates vs Yoga


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


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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Sports Bra Brand Focus – Shock Absorber


It all began for Shock Absorber in 1994. Research carried out at Edinburgh University in Scotland initiates... Read More »
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The Anatomy of a Sports Bra


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?


Historically sports bras were only considered for those hot sweaty workouts or sports sessions, but over th... Read More »
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Sports Bra Brand Focus – Brooks Moving Comfort


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


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?


You’ve recently reignited your running career after some time off. You dust off your shoes, slip on your fa... Read More »
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Are Sports Bras Needed for Low Impact Activities?


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


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


Nothing we love more than a great sports bra (pretty obvious huh) and for the fuller busted ladies out ther... Read More »
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Your Breasts and the Big ‘C’


At SBD we are all about helping you achieve the best support for your breasts but we also want to make sure... Read More »



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


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?


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


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


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?


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 vs Wirefree Sports Bra


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


When you finally find that perfect sports bra, it’s really comfortable and supportive, you want to keep usi... Read More »