Back to School Sports Bras


With schools recommencing very soon I was hoping to write this article for you a little earlier than I have. I must apologise but what a couple of weeks it has been. Sick kids and then sick me has put a stop to that. The only one holding up the fort was hubby! Anyway, I am back on deck now and with only one sick child on the couch I am almost through this. So, time to put fingers to keyboard. As this is an article, I think important for all mothers of teenage daughters. When we think back to… Read More »


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


  With Christmas done and dusted and the new year well and truly underway our thoughts begin to turn from the indulgence of the festive period to getting our fitness regimes back on track. If you are anything like me that also involves losing the extra kilos that have crept on! So, I have the motivation and I have the means. I am going to get into a good running routine. The only thing holding me back. My breasts. I love to run but I do not love my breasts bouncing all over the place while I run. This is… Read More »


Understanding Sports Bra Sizes – What do they Mean?


Sports bra sizing is one of the most important but also one of the most confusing aspects of buying a sports bra. The combination on numbers and letters represent our back and cup size. But how can I fit a 12DD, 34DDD and also a 75E? No wonder we women get our sizing wrong so often! In this article I will break down the numbers and letters and explain why they vary so much across styles, brands and countries. Read on. The Number Your sports bra size starts with a number, in my case 12. This is your sports bras… Read More »


The Best Sports Bras for Golf


Golf is a challenging game at the best of times. We all know it is very much mental as much as physical. Yo... Read More »

Why Your Sports Bra Should Never Have a Birthday


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


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 »

My 10 Best Sports Bras for Horse Riding


Looking back at my recent posts I have realised I haven’t done a ‘Best of’ post for a while. So, here we ar... Read More »
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Can Sports Bras be Used for Swimming?


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


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


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

Finding Your Bra Size at Home


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


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


So, after a bit of side-tracking (my favourite past time!) I am back focusing on my mission to list my best... Read More »

6 Reasons to Wear a Sports Bra Daily


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


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


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

10 Best Sports Bras for Walking.


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


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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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


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

10 Best Plus Size Sports Bras


Last week I listed my 10 best sports bras for running. This week I am going to answer another question I ge... Read More »
Best Sports Bras for Running

10 Best Sports Bras for Running


Ok, this week I am going to answer a question I get asked a lot; What is the best sports bra for running? F... Read More »
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12 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying Your Next Sports Bra Online


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

11 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Sports Bra


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?


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 »

The Four Important Things to Me


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


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


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


Freya, the revolutionary bra brand, was launched in 1998 with a mission to make women with larger bust size... Read More »

12 Interesting Facts About Breasts


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


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


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


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


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


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 in 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 »
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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 »
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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


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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 »
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Brand in 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. Consequently we are incredibly excited about ... Read More »
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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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Motivation During Winter: 7 Tips to Keep You Moving


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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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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Brand in Focus – Shock Absorber


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


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?


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


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


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?


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


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Elomi Energise Sports Bra Review


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Your Breasts and the Big ‘C’


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New Product Release – PINKCLOVER Breastband


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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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Brand in 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 »
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Underwired or Wirefree Sports Bras


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?


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