Choosing the Right Sport Bra

Posted on March 26, 2012


Regardless of the size of your breasts, a sports bra is still needed so that you can fully focus on exercise.

What do we do when the sport is actually as important as the clothing worn. Use of the wrong clothes can actually interfere with your movement activity during exercise, and could result in the possibility of injury. Similarly, a special sports bra. The right bra can support the breast well and prevent slack.

What is a sports bra?

Sports bra is a bra specifically for the sport that has been designed in such a way as to give maximum support to the breast and minimize the occurrence of oscillation. Whatever the size of your breasts, a sports bra is still needed so that you can fully focus on exercise.

Why Sport Bra is needed?

* Prevent breast reduction.
Breast consists mostly of fatty tissue that is not elastic. As long as you exercise, the movement will force the ligaments in the breast to stretch. As a result, the breasts will become loose. This is why sports bras are needed, because it serves to continue to support your breasts stay in place and avoid any slack.

* Coping with pain
Breast movement in a high intensity can cause pain in the breast, and upper back problems and shoulder.

* Maintain humidity
Sports bras can absorb moisture from the skin and throw it away, so keep it dry and give comfort to you.

* Minimize the stress of breast
Any unfavorable movements like running, can cause three-dimensional movement of the top-down, inside out, and sideways. This will ultimately result in discomfort and tension in the breast. With the sports bra, it can at least be reduced.

Type Sport Bra?

Sports bras come in all shapes and sizes. But generally the use of sports bras are classified depending on the type of exercise you do.

* Compression Bra, as the name suggests.
This bra breast pressed function of the chest wall to limit movement. This type is suitable for those who use the cup A and B.

* Encapsulation bras.
This type has a cup that surrounds and supports the breasts separately. Is ideal for cup sizes D and DD.

* Compression / Encapsulation bras.
This type is commonly referred to as the ‘bra combination’. Because of this bra uses a combination of two techniques to support your breast. Type of bra is suitable for those who have cup sizes C and D.

Choosing a Sport bra

There are some basic factors to keep in mind when choosing a sports bra:

* Each bra is describing the different support.
To minimize movement of the breast, you need to choose a bra that provides maximum support. Of course, larger breasts require stronger support.

* Material bra.
To prevent blisters, you should pay attention to moisture from the bra material. Stay away from cotton bra with 100%, because once you start sweating, they will forever wet.

* Check Straps.                                                                                                                                                                         Make sure the straps are wide enough and not elastic. Narrow straps are also not recommended because it will make you uncomfortable

Sports bra as well as running shoes, which need to be considered a period of use. If you wear it three times or more a week, should you have to replace it with a new one every six months.

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