This is my first attempt at an appropriate sports bra for vigorous exercise. I am coming from the world of cheap compression bras in size XS. I am so glad I bought this!!!
I agree with what others have said, it runs small. I have a 27" rib cage and typically fit into 28D bras. I bought this in a 30D and it is very tight. At first I was worried that it might be too tight, but I wore it to a cardio class and I felt fine. It is difficult to take off especially if your arms are tired from exercise. I thought for a ...few minutes that I might be trapped forever, but I did finally manage to get it past my shoulders and over my head.
Adjustable straps on a sports bra? GENIOUS. No more too-tight straps cutting my traps in half.
This bra straps everything down tightly. It fits similar to a compression bra- there are stretchy cups stitched into the lining, but no foam, gore, or wires. I don't think the middle of the lining is supposed to tack like a gore. If it is, then I need to go up a cup size. Read more 91 more words
I've run in this bra twice now and I can say that it absolutely arrests all boob movement. That being said, it's a bit small overall so breathing hard is an issue, particularly given that this is a sports bra. I think it's okay for easy shorter runs but if I'm really pushing it becomes a problem. I've been wearing it with an extender which helps some but the small cup on a racer back means it's pretty constricting. I can't decide if I'm keeping this bra or not. I'm going to see if it loosens up enough after a few more washes and wears, otherwise I'll give ...it away.
It runs small in the band and cup. The band would fit a 28 pretty comfortably I think. The cup is maybe only half a cup small but it's hard to say not having tried any other sizes. I have my eye on the same bra in a 30DD on ebay (it's a super pretty color and I have no will power) but I might really be better off in a 32D. I would tentatively say to size up in the band and cup in this bra. Read more 88 more words
This bra is great as a pure compression, no-encapsulation bra but it does run at least a band or two small, so make sure to size up. It can be difficult to get on but once it's there, it really holds you down, even with high impact running. I would estimate this bra's actual size as around 26DD.
This bra's band runs pretty tight for a 30 (I'm usually a 28). But I purchased this when I really had no idea what size I needed. This bra is really too small for me, and I spill out on all sides. Overall, a nice bra. I'd probably want an underwired sports bra if I had larger breasts (for running anyway).