I bought 4 of these in 3 colours: 2 in orange, blue, and pink from Sierra Trading Post, as they were clearing them out. I like having colourful sports bras, much preferred to a standard black (boring) or white (ugh, sweat stains). The inside of the band is lined with a soft, ribbed material, and there is a soft checkered material in between the cups.
The bra is a combination compression/encapsulation bra. There is no underwire (my preference in sports bras). There are two 'cups' that are visible from the inside, but quite difficult to measure as the outer layer of the bra accomplishes the compression, so if the ...bra is lying flat the cups are pushed inside out. The combination compression/encapsulation does a GREAT job at ensuring that there is no lateral or vertical movement.
The cup part of the bra is made up of 2 layers, so there is some 'protection' from visible nipples, but if you were wearing only the bra and running in the cold, I think there would be some show-through.
One of my favorite features of this bra (and the Juno) is that the straps adjust in the front, by moving through a hole in the front of the bra and folding back around to attach to themselves via velcro. So once the bra is on, you can adjust the straps to the length you need without much trouble.
The band on this bra is quite firm. My ribcage is about 29 inches, and the 30 inch band fits perfectly on the loosest hook. I'm typically a 30F in a standard kind of bra (or maybe a 28 something?), so this bra may fit a bit bigger than a standard bra, as it spreads your tissue out over a wider area as it flattens it down against your chest. It's really hard to tell the difference in the volume the cup would hold, given that it's shape is much different than a standard cup. Personally, I prefer my sports bras tight - I want no movement of anything, so in sizing down to an E (the largest cup size for Moving Comfort, I'm afraid), I might be stuffing myself into a bra that is too small. It does what I want, though, so I would say it's the right size for me.
This is one of my favorite running bras. Great support, comfortable, super easy to get in and out of. I'd prefer a 32DD as I get a bit of wrinkling from the inner cup fabric in the 32E, but the support doesn't seem compromised. The band and cups run small in my opinion, I usually wear a 30DD/E and I can't imagine wearing this in a 30. I wear my 32 on the loosest hook and it's super snug and supportive. I got mine used, I machine wash it (but air dry) and it's still as firm as the day I got it. The band is very wide which I love, I also love that it isn't a racerback. The straps still don't fall off or bother my shoulders and I don't have to contort myself to put it on. It's a nice looking bra too, I have the Purple and Lime colorway, and you could totally rock this without a shirt if you wanted.
The band on this bra does run quite tight and were more likely fit a 28 or 26 than a 30, but other than that it's a very good compression bra. The lack of underwire means there's really no encapsulation, but everything is held tight to the chest and is effective even in high-impact running.
the 30" band is more like a non-flexible 28". No stretch to it. The should straps only adjust by less than 1" very inflexible, not stretchy like a normal workout bra. The inner lining is a bit odd, and tends to bunch up, making it visible on the outside of the fabric. Not a fan.
The Moving Comfort Jubralee is a very comfortable, cute, durable, and supportive sports bra. I love the easy-to-fasten hook closure, velcro adjustable straps, and turquoise color. It is great for hiking, cycling, weight-lifting, and tennis. I find there is a bit more bounce than I would prefer for running, but it is still definitely usable.
Unlike most cup-sized sports bras I've tried, it doesn't dig under my arms. The flip-side is that does not have quite enough coverage at the top of the bust for me, leading to a bit more bouncing than it might otherwise have.
The main issue with this bra is that it's not ...quite the right size. I am really a 30F, and this bra fits more like a 28E/F. The band feels quite tight for me, and it gets uncomfortable after a few hours of wear. I am also somewhat stuffed in to the cups, and might get more support from a larger size. I think I would have better luck with a 32E, but haven't found one on sale yet.
Really, I just wish that Moving Comfort made larger cup sizes! I am fairly compatible with their shape, and they offer many cute styles and colors, but only two styles even come in an E cup, their largest size. Read more 109 more words
Good compression style sports bra. The back has a nice scoop or leotard style. It's wireless, but has a wide, snug fitting band for support. It's double lined in a wicking fabric, keeping you cool. The bra has help up well and hasn't stretched much.
I'd recommend encapsulated sports bras for high impact activity, like running. But this is a good bra for lighter activity, like yoga. My only complaint would be with the velcro straps. If I was doing something like jumping, they would sometimes come undone. Also, these straps are short. I usually have to adjust my straps to be as short as possible, but I kept these straps at their longest.
This one does not do the uni-boob squish as much as the Moving Comfort Fiona. Much less adjusting to do far less often. It isn't exactly a super flattering thing, being a H.I. Sports Bra, but it holds everything up and snug so comfortably, as a sports bra for high impact movement needs to. This is my go-to sports bra, although it would only be a perfect one if I got a bigger cup size, as I am just a bit too full for this particular size. It dries slowly after washing so own more than one!
TLDR: Sizing issue due to my mistake, the bra itself is pretty darn awesome for a sports bra.
I usually wear ideally a 28C/D in normal bras and was tired of having the standard lululemon bras that were either too flimsy in support or didn't have enough "shape" because the padded inserts would get deformed and move around all the place causing odd boob shape. I also wanted to try a bra with a back that I could close/open, but also with the wide, non-racerback straps because my weightlifting singlet is unfortunately not a racerback. I was hoping based on the pictures that the cups would be a little more shaped and molded but they are just mainly fabric cups.
I own an Alexis in a ...size S (meant for A/B cup) and the band fits mediocre (it's a pullover, super tight to get on, ok stretch but not *tight* when around my underbust, and almost too tight to pull off). I also own a Fiona bra and compared to the Fiona, the shape and support are similar but the fabric is much more sturdy, less stretchy and soft and more firm. The cups are a little more "compressing" than the Fiona, and the band feels a little tighter with more structure.
I tried this Jubralee bra in a 30C based on hearing how these bras tend to run tighter and smaller in the cup. I think I made the right decision on size since the band is just right (it took a bit of effort to reach my arms behind to close this one, band doesn't have a lot of stretch and is pretty firm!), and the cups do contain my boobs very well after a good scoop & swoop. In fact, for itty-bitty-busted me, it's the only sports bra I've tried and owned where a scoop & swoop actually keeps boobs in place because other sports bras are too stretchy in the cup or band.
The only big downside I have is that the cups aren't really that shapely to perk my boobs up much...it sort of flattens them but does give me a little more shape than my lululemon bras, which the padded inserts tend to sag over time, or the standard bras with no padding. I don't feel *smashed* in though, I have enough breathing room but definitely more support and less bouncing around than my lulu size 4 bras (I didn't think I had much boob to "bounce" before but I'm becoming more and more a fan of higher support lately). The straps are also a little widerset than what I'm normally used to in a sports bra so I have to get used to a normal strap setting but they seem to be snug and in far enough to not fall off the shoulder. The other downside is that for some reason there's extra fabric on the inside of the cups...the outer fabric on the cups doesn't really stretch or give much so I don't see how the extra fabric on the inside could give more shape other than just bunching up when I scoop and swoop boob in. I find I have to unwrinkle and spread out some of the excess inner cup fabric once bra is on.
I was a bit weary that the velcro adjustable straps would be loose and would look obviously adjustable but they hide and stay put very well. The 30C is not too high cut (I like having attractive cut bras that aren't too high & full support because I'm pretty petite) and the shape is very flattering to my figure.
My suggestion if you're on the fence about size, definitely doesn't hurt to go up one band since the 30 fits me perfect on the 1st or 2nd hook, and if you're between cup sizes, go up one (I'm on the small end of a 30 C sometimes so this fit me well!). Read more 531 more words