If you plan to exercise on a regular basis, the regular bras that you don will not be sufficient to hold your bust and provide it the support that it needs. Finding the right sports bras can be tricky. There are hundreds of styles available in the market today.You should find the perfect sports bra and make it part of your daily exercise outfit.

1. SIZE

Size

 

Sports bras are different from different bras. They are to fit more snug and tight as compared to regular bras. Do not freak out if you don’t find your regular size fit you in a sports bra.

The sign that it is not your size is it eating into your skin or feels too constricting.

 

2. STYLE

StylesThere are varieties of styles available ranging from Racer back , Padded to even under wired sport bras. You have to decide the style based on the workout you plan to do in them.

For example if your workout involves a lot of movement then a racer back model might be perfect for you. Or if you need one to offer you extra support then an under wired one works best for you.

3. CHAFFING AND SKIN IRRITATION

Chaffing and irritation

 

If you have one of those skins that break out or get chaffed while working out, you might need to go in for fabrics that have minimal stitches and do not cause as much friction as some materials like cotton bras .

 

 

4. MOISTURE WICKING

Moisture wicking

There are some fabrics that have the ability to pull out moisture from your skin and release it outside for evaporation.

So cotton bras , though it may absorb all the sweat, the cotton material will be wet as the moisture is not allowed to evaporate. Nowadays most power sports outfits are made from synthetic fibers that have excellent moisture wicking abilities.

5. COMPRESSION OR ENCAPSULATION BRAS?

Compression and encap

 

Compression bras hold the bras more snugly to the body and are apt for small chested women. whereas encapsulated bras look more like normal t-shirt bras and have separate cups and provide more support.

 

 

6. REPLACEMENT OR WHEN TO BUY A NEW ONE

A sports bras main purpose is to provide support in movement. So the more you use a bra the more its elasticity gets worn out. If you wear a sports bra regularly then you should replace it every 6 months.

When you exercise it is important to be equipped with the right gear and sport bras should top your list. Follow these tips and you will get the perfect bra to workout.