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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 harder to find one that is also comfortable and looks good too. Many of the active wear brands in high street stores focus on crop top style bras giving little regard to cupped styles for those with a bit more up top. These styles usually don’t cut it if you’re bigger than a D cup.  This post examines some of the important sports bra features and things to consider when purchasing a bra with a larger cup size. Important Features… 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 bounce all over the place. What about the back of your sports bra? What does it do to help keep your girls in place? And what do the different  sports bra back types each do? A lot surprisingly. So what are the different types of sports bra backs and what do they each offer in support, comfort and style. Regular Back As the name suggests these sports bras have the same regular back style as your everyday bras. You… 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 and then (all the time for some of us!), damn, they can be painful. But why? Breast pain can occur for a number of reasons; bra size, bra size, bra size! We can’t say it enough. That little rant aside there is one occurrence we all fear that is not generally associated with breast pain and that is breast cancer. “Most breast cancers do not cause pain,” says Diane Young, M.D., an ob-gyn at the Cleveland Clinic’s Willoughby Hills Family… 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 »
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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 »
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 »
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Sports Bra Brand 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 »
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We Are Becoming A Social Enterprise

17/08/2018

Sports Bras Direct is evolving to become a Social Enterprise, and we are incredibly excited about this chan... Read More »
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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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7 Tips to Keep Your Motivation During Winter

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 »
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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 »
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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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Pilates vs 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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Sports Bra Brand Focus – Shock Absorber

16/03/2018

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

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

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

31/01/2018

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

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

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?

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 to be involved in a Cavalletti clip... 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) and for the fuller busted ladies out ther... 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 but we also want to make sure... Read More »
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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 »
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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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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... 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 »
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Underwired vs Wirefree Sports Bra

21/05/2017

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?

07/05/2017

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