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Ultimate Run Bra (S5044)

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    30F

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    This is my second Ultimate Run bra from Shock Absorber, because it's my favourite running bra! I bought this from Lingerie Outlet Store, and not only was this bra on sale for really cheap, but the shipping was also cheap and extremely quick to Canada (they shipped it on March 6th, and I received it on March 13th; one week later)! I'm highly impressed.

    I've had the chance to wear it a couple times now, and there is no discernible difference between this colourway and the black colourway in terms of how it fits and feels when I'm running (except being able to wear it on the loosest ... hook, whereas I have to wear my black bra on the second hooks now that it has stretched a bit). There are only two differences in terms of construction that I can see, and that is 1. they've used a wider, padded eye tape on this one, and 2. there seems to be some thin padding in the top of the straps. The only negatives are 1. it smelled strongly of chemicals right out of the package, but that dissipated quickly; and 2. there are a handful of thread and fabric ends poking out, but I really had to search to notice them, and nothing seems to be unravelling, so I consider this just cosmetic; and 3. I have to wear the shoulder straps on the tightest setting right out of the package, but as far as I can tell, the straps haven't stretched at all on my black bra, so this should be fine for the foreseeable future.

    Overall, I'm super happy with this purchase! Just for a quick recap on the fit of this bra, it does run about two band sizes tight (this is a "30" band that fits quite snug on my 25.5" ribcage). I prefer this bra over my Panache Sport for running, as I like the mild compression, it doesn't feel nearly as bulky, and I feel more secure and "locked in".

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    Ocean Waves colorway

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    • 1

      Looks comfy!

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      MamaPagan It is surprisingly comfy! It feels really lightweight on, and I barely notice it (if at all) when I'm running.

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      Definitely good qualities to have in a sports bra. I am glad it works so well for you.

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      Looks like it scoops well right and firm at the lower breast portion without a gap. Essential as comressive support bras could sit lower and contribute to a downwards bend right where vibrations tend to delaminate the skin from the chest.

    • femineaaeterna I hadn't even thought about that, but you're absolutely right!

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      Congratulations! What a great deal! The colours are great on this too!

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  2. 1
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    32G

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    Awesome bra for runners with a small band and large breasts. It does not restrict me in my movement and in contrast to the Panache Sports bra, the racerback hook does not cause me pain and is in the right place. The material is very comfortable and soft (also easy to wash and dry), and still feels nice if you`re all sweaty.

    The "cups" (no real cups, just some extra space) work nicely with my breasts (FOB, not too wide, very soft), there is no spilling on top or on the sides. My breasts stay where they are, even during intense workouts.
    As with all Shock Absorbers I ... ever had, the band of this bra is very tight (I need to go up 1 band size) and does not stretch out quickly.

    Edit: I would like to point out that the band of this bra does not appear to stretch out at all after 50+ uses (1h of running each). Do not buy this bra in a band size which is too tight under the assumption it will soon stretch out!

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    34D

    Fits

    So, this is my second Shock Absorber Run Bra. I own a 32DD already that I'm wearing for running, and its band is still pretty tight after several uses and washes, and I wanted a less tight one for yoga and gymnastics. So here it is.

    First of all, I did a side-by-side comparison and couldn't find any differences between this bra the older one, which is a Shock Absorber Ultimate Run Bra (B5044) (mind it has a B, not an S). Cut, fabrics, finish, sizing and band - everything is virtually the same.

    Second, surprise: The 34 band feels comfy on my 27"/29" ribcage (measured firmly/loosely). It's ... firm but not restricting, and it's not shifting around when I'm moving. Perfect.
    The cups are quite generous and fit my boobs well, although I'm currently on the larger side of 30E. I'd say the cups *do* run 1/2 cup large in this one, but you can cheat somewhat by setting the straps tighter. If you get wrinkly cups while the straps are on their tightest setting then the cups are too large.

    The support I'm getting from it is superb.

    Comparing to other sports bras, I found the Ultimate Run less restricting than the Shock Absorber Active Multi Sports (4490). The fabric of the Run sports bra is more lightweight, thinner and less stretchy at the same time, with pre-shaped soft "moulds" for your boobs. So it acts more like an encapsulation sports bra, while the Active Multi is definitely a compression sports bra that works by squishing boobs closer to the body using stretchy fabrics.

    Also, the Ultimate Run is waaaay lighter than the Panache Sports Bra (5021) and doesn't feel like an armor when you wear it. Plus it's machine-washable.

    Let's talk about boob shape in different sports bras.
    While the shape I get in the Panache Sports is pretty close to a regular random moulded bra (due to the moulded and heavily padded cups), the Active Multi Sports looks rather minimizing and has some of the dreaded "mono-boob" effect going on.
    The Ultimate Run finds a good balance between both: It's considerably more lightweight and doesn't add padding to your shape, like the Panache does. But it doesn't flatten your boobs all out, like the Active Multi. Overall, I'm pretty impressed by the shape it creates without any wires.
    I guess I found my new favourite sports bra.

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    30G

    Didn't fit

    Lol, I had to turn this bra around to get it on so I know need to go up a cup size, but I do like the support that bra gives -- it reigns my breasts in by about 11-12cm.

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    30E

    Didn't fit

    This bra runs extremely tight in the band. I'm a small 28 band normally (ribcage measures around 25.5 inches), and this alleged 30 band is quite snug round my ribs. Definitely size up if possible, and if that's not possible for you then look for a different sports bra. Cup-wise, I suspect that this bra is a cup size too small for me, but since I'm only wearing it for an hour or so each time this doesn't really matter. The bra squishes my boobs all the way down to my chest and provides great support for high-impact activity such as running (it's a life saver when I'm exercising with tender PMS boobs that hurt with each jiggle).

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    32D

    Didn't fit

    The band is tight on me, which I suppose is good for a compression bra, but given that this is supposed to be running, I do wish I could breathe a little more freely. I don't use it to run; instead, I would prefer to wear it around the house. The straps do dig into the sides of my chest when I put my arms down though it's fine when my arms are to a bit off the side. I guess I'll wear it with an extender for comfort.

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    32G

    Fits

    Bra does minimize bounce. Great option for a smaller size, but not for a 30GG. Without the underwire it is very comfortable and is very easy to move in, but it does create the uni-boob and smooshes everything together. The top clasp is VERY difficult to reach to close/open.

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    30C

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    This bra is wonderful. Filled with very helpful features, and a perfect fit for those with my measurements. The bra has 2 clasps: 1 for the band, and 1 near the base of the neck (nape). The additional clasp further reduces bounce. The straps are wide and adjustable in length (although it is a little difficult to get the plastic hook out of the very unusual adjustable portion. This is a good thing once the hook is in place -- there is no chance of it slipping out during exercise. The regular band is very tight, but the clasps/hooks don't dig into your skin because the area is ... padded(!). Everything is very breathable and quick-drying. The bra as a whole does compress my breasts to the point where overnight wear, for example, would not be possible. However, this contributes to its function as a high-impact sports bra meant to be worn only during such activities. The model I got features 2 pinks: both are very cool toned, and super cute against neutral or cool skin. I love love love this bra and will purchase more as cute colours are issued in my size just in case it is ever (foolishly!) discontinued.
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    32D

    Fits

    Band started out almost too tight to close, making me glad I ordered a size up. However, after about 4 workouts (and no washes. Don't judge, haha), it's almost ready for the second hook. Perfect for shark week workouts, but I'll probably order a size down in both band and cup for the rest of the month. (I.E.: 32D (almost too big) = 30DD, so I think I'll try a 30D)

    Edit: A month later and I'm on the third hook. Time to size down.

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    32DD

    Didn't fit

    Fits. If I lose weight, the cups will probably gap since I'm hooked into the tightest slot for the shoulder straps.

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