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Can someone please recommend a good sports bra...
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Teaandcakeat8 · 01/05/2016 20:07

That will last and won't make my boobs sore?

I'm a runner and currently wear a Nike sports bra but it gets washed 5 times per week so I think it may be losing it's effect. I've noticed my boobs really hurting after exercise and it's not hormonal.

I'm a size 32D and need something that is high impact.

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Sirzy · 01/05/2016 20:09

I have just got a Freya one and it is amazing, I am a 30f and it holds me brilliantly

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guineapig1 · 01/05/2016 20:10

Lots of people swear by shock absorber sports bras but i prefer Panache ones. I wear a 34g so need a lot of support and can't fault them.

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dementedpixie · 01/05/2016 20:12

Freya active underwired and panache underwired are the 2 types I use - 36GG

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AugustRose · 01/05/2016 20:27

I bought the Panache underwired one after recommendations on MN, I've had it about 2 months and it is really good. I bought 34G as all the reviews said true to size but I have found the cup a little big.

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PickleSarnie · 01/05/2016 20:43

I love the shock absorber ultimate run. Although I get one size down on cup and a size up on band. So normally I'm a 34E but I get a 36D in these. You have to clasp them at the back because of the racer back bit that you need to put your head through. Sometimes that's a pain. But once on, there's absolutely no bounce. And they come in lots of different colours.

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greenclip · 01/05/2016 20:50

I also recommend shock absorber ultimate. My boobs are more humble than yours, but I feel totally secure. I've tried nike, reebok and sweaty betty in the past and none of them are any good. You should definitely notice an improvement with the shock absorber.

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CMOTDibbler · 01/05/2016 20:52

I'm a 30ff and have a number of sports bras- my favourites are the Freya and Panache for high impact. For cycling I have a Berlei which is lovely to wear but not for high impact, and I quite like the m&s zip front sports bras for short runs.
eBay can be a great source of sports bras as people buy them, wear them once and decide they don't like them

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CoteDAzur · 01/05/2016 20:54

Shock Absorber.

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MissEarlGrey · 01/05/2016 20:55

The Minimal Bounce Bra from Dans-ez.com is excellent!

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BikeRunSki · 01/05/2016 20:57

I have a Shock Absorber and a Panache. Much prefer the Shock Absorber. The SA come up small, the Panache come up big on the cup. Definitely worth trying on. M&S sports bras are good too, they come in a range of impacts.

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IDismyname · 01/05/2016 20:58

Another vote for the ShockAbsorber. My norks are huge, and I manage to do 3 hours of high impact aerobics every week. Mind you, when I first get them, I can hardly breathe they're so tight!
I get them at Bravissimo so they DO fit me. Just take a while to 'wear in'.

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thenightsky · 01/05/2016 21:02

Shock Absorber level 4.

Nothing comes close apart from the Enell front loader.

It's not recommended to wear anything with wires for running.

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Owllady · 01/05/2016 21:06

Shock absorber

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fluffypacman · 01/05/2016 21:09

//Www.lessbounce.co.uk have a fab selection. Nothing moves in an enell.

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mumsnitter · 01/05/2016 21:41

love my freya active underwired, has worn well too, copious runs, hiit and washes

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mumsnitter · 01/05/2016 21:42

i'm 32E

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LordEmsworth · 01/05/2016 21:46

I love Shock Absorber generally, but hate the Run bra.

If you have only one sports bra but wash it 5 times a week, does that mean you're putting them in the tumble drier? Tumble driers/heat are bad for the elastic so will be damaging it. You'd be better having at least 2 and rotating them, so you have time for them to air dry and recover their shape.

I have 6, all Shock Absorber level 4s in various colours from the discount outlet centre.

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whoareyoulittleI · 01/05/2016 21:59

Shock absorber are fab. I have a panache one that normally is too big that I'm wearing at the moment as put on a bit of weight so boobs have gone huge, and it's good, but shock absorber ultimate run would be my go to. Holds everything down and doesn't dig in or anything.

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thenightsky · 01/05/2016 22:01

Sounds weird/icky but don't wash it after every run. I wash after 5 or 6 runs.

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KanyesVest · 01/05/2016 22:12

Panache all the way (32e) but I'd size down on the cup

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Teaandcakeat8 · 01/05/2016 22:21

Wow thank you every one! I'm going to take a look at these.

Currently have two Nike ones, one much newer so tend to wear that on a longer run and the older on a short route (probably a psychological thing)! I don't tumble dry if I can help it but sometimes have to. Luckily they seem to dry quite quickly anyway.

Sport is expensive! Just also had to splash out on new trainers at £100 a pair.

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TwoLittleBlooms · 01/05/2016 23:35

thenightsky can I ask why underwire is not recommended for running please?

I have only just started running this week and bought a high impact bra which I have worn once but it is underwired. I have quite large boobs and it seemed comfy and nothing really moved!

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KeyserSophie · 02/05/2016 03:52

The Enell with the hook and eyes up the front is the absolute dog's. Nothing else comes close to it. Sadly, after 2 kids, its services are no longer required as my Es are now B's (being generous). After Ennell, Shock Absorber 4.

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