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11/27/13 6:34 A

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I have recently been getting mine from lane bryant/cacique like a previous poster suggested. There is a specific type they have that works for me well (I don't have a brand or style name sorry). It has thick padded straps and is a front closure with it seems like a dozen clasps, but that helps keep everything in place and separated. It is comfortable enough that I often wear it just during the day (also ok since there's no uniboob going on) and that makes me feel better if I want to sneak in a bit of fitness. If I wanted to do a few jumping jacks or jog between buildings for a few minutes a regular bra would not cut it. Having this on lets me feel comfortable and secure whenever I need.

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KNITFURFIT's Photo KNITFURFIT Posts: 17
11/27/13 5:59 A

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I use the Enell Sports Bra
www.enell.com/
I heard about it from Oprah and decided I was through with wearing 2-3 bras that needed replacing every 3-6 months. Plus trying to get out of 2-3 sweaty bras after running was an exercise in futility I did not want to do anymore. I had to buy mine online an choose a size that way as well. The site above shows all the locations that Enell is sold. I suggest checking one out. NOTE: if you have big girls C or larger this bra gives each one its own little home. ALSO get one size smaller than is suggested for high impact workouts and running. Yes its snug but I want my girls to stay above my belly button forever!

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10/29/12 11:28 A

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I use one of my mostly worn-out underwire bras, followed by a Target sports bra (inexpensive 3-pack in XL) followed by a medium tank top with built-in sports bra, followed by an actual shirt. But you gotta do what you gotta do when you wear 40H. (In jr. high I used a normal bra that I had made into a 'corset' with duct tape. Insanity, but you do what you gotta do!) Good Luck!!

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10/24/12 8:48 P

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I get mine at Target. I was there today and they had a bunch on clearance for $5.

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10/16/12 8:15 P

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Ahhh the age old question for running gals. Sadly, there is no easy answer cause no two "girls" are the same emoticon

I use Aftersock (from the Bay in Canada) and even though I get well packed in, there is no bounce and can still breathe. Think it was maybe $60 and worth every cent.

All I can suggest it try and find one that is adjustable a bit (mine does at the sides) so you can tweak if you need it during a run.

Best of luck. The only thing worse than bra shopping is SPORT bra shopping.

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10/14/12 11:04 P

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I got one at Walmart, about $ 11. I've also seen a couple of nice ones at Dick's at about $ 18-20. Good idea with regular bra and then sports bra on top of it, especially if it's cold outside.

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FUSCHIA6's Photo FUSCHIA6 Posts: 2,937
10/14/12 5:18 P

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I wear a good support, regular bra & then a sports bra over top. That means there is no painful bounce & no uniboob.


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3/5/12 8:26 P

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The best sports bra I ever bought is by Panache. I had to purchase it from the UK, but I live in small town Canada and there isn't much choice where I live. I have a very narrow torso and large bust (36GG) and this bra I have you can wear like a regular bra or there is a hook at the back that allows you to change it into a racer back, giving you more hold.

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3/5/12 8:16 P

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The best sports bra I ever bought is by Panache. I had to purchase it from the UK, but I live in small town Canada and there isn't much choice where I live. I have a very narrow torso and large bust (36GG) and this bra I have you can wear like a regular bra or there is a hook at the back that allows you to change it into a racer back, giving you more hold.

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3/3/12 8:31 A

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I recently bought the Enell "Lite" and I love it. NO UNIBOOB!! emoticon , great support (even for Zumba class), and it doesn't chafe or ride up or anything. They're kinda pricey, but after countless trips to stores and after trying on so many different brands/styles, I'm ok with the price. Plan to order a second one so I can alternate (I hand wash and air dry mine). Wish they came in more colors (seems like black, pink, white & ecru are it for colors), but again, I can live with the lack of color assortment.

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3/1/12 12:35 P

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I run and horseback ride using the Enell brand. Wonderful bra---no bounce! and comfortable.

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2/25/12 6:22 P

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I really like the ones made by Nike they hold my size C/D pretty snug. I get them at the outlet store so they are not too expensive. Those are the ones that seem to last the longest and provide the most support. I would not recommend Rebok, they seem to stretch and wear out quickly. I hope that helps.

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KAI_ZEN's Photo KAI_ZEN Posts: 562
2/22/12 5:40 P

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I haven't found a solution for the dreaded uni-boob. Not wanting to spend a lot on a sports bra that will only last 6 months, I've been buying inexpensive ones and wearing two at once. A friend suggested that, and it really works for me.


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2/22/12 2:53 P

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Have you tried www.athleta.com ? I love this site. It is a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for ~it's quality. They specialize in making sportwear for women designed by women and their bras are marked for low, medium, and high impact (you would want high). I get their catalog and drool all the time. I'll probably be purchasing some of their running gear soon once my work hours get better :-) Good luck!!!

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2/20/12 10:31 P

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I know that the Cacique (Lane Bryant) bra store has some great "sports" bra's for busty people. They have thicker straps and great support. When they have a sale that is the time to buy. I use a sports bra and a workout shirt that has a bra built in it. They have some marked high activity that should help. Hope this information is helpful, and thanks for asking because I did not know you had to change them every 6 months or so. emoticon

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2/20/12 5:27 P

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I get mine at Target and they do need to be changed about every 6 months.

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2/20/12 5:23 P

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Thanks for the advice. I hadn't heard about changing them that often, that may be a part of my problem.

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2/20/12 5:20 P

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Not a clue as I don't have that problem.
I have heard Moving Comfort is a good brand but also that they are pricey.

Do you have a running store close to you. They might be able to suggest a good brand (or sell them too)

And FYI, you should change your sports bras approx every 6 months, or so I've been told.

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2/20/12 4:55 P

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Hello,

I am a new (somewhat busty) runner and I was wondering if anyone had any good suggestions for where to get a good sports bra. I have a few but most of them don't hold up for long and I end up with the dreaded uni-boob. I'm looking for something that is quality, gives me tons of support and will not break the bank too badly. Any ideas?

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