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#1 Madeline's Mum

Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

I've just started the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred and desperately need a better sports bra.

Are the moving comfort ones any good? Or am I better off going with Adidas or Berli?

I'm about a 16 DD and need some serious support, any recs greatly appreciated original.gif

Edited by Madeline's Mum, 21 January 2013 - 08:02 PM.


#2 caitiri

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

I'm a G and I use a max sports wirefree  I buy from Bravissimo in the UK.  I can jump on a trampoline and everything still feels contained. but it does squash you in and together which I know some people dislike.

#3 spando

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

I wear a Berli sport bra with a crop top on top. That seems to be the most comfortable.

#4 icekool

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

I run with a Bendon High Impact

#5 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

I'm a 14E, and am a fan of Berli and Bendon too.

I have heard good things about Bravissimo, but haven't tried them personally.

#6 cmack

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:33 PM


I am a 14DD and have been wearing an Intimo Active Bra (underwire) to the gym.  Have no trouble running on the treadmill with it and find it extremely supportive.

#7 beaglebaby

Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:40 PM

I've got some pretty good Triumph underwire sports bras but I still wear a crop top over the top, I find I need the underwire to hold em up and the crop to hold em down!  I'd love to give the moving comfort one a try as I'd love to be able to get away without an underwire.

#8 DandS

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:37 AM

QUOTE (beaglebaby @ 21/01/2013, 10:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've got some pretty good Triumph underwire sports bras but I still wear a crop top over the top, I find I need the underwire to hold em up and the crop to hold em down!


Haha, this is me too (re the crop tops)! Im a runner with a D/DD cup, and I have a Berlei Ultimate Performance Sports Bra, and a Lululemon TaTa Tamer - both of which are super supportive, and very comfortable.

Ive also heard great reviews about the Moving Comfort bras, and they are next on my list to try out.

Edited by DandS, 22 January 2013 - 06:38 AM.


#9 LemonPie

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:48 AM

Berlei all the way for me. They really are a good sports bra.

Although I have to add that I absolutely hate their new advert - so boring and could you get some models with actual boobs to show the product works!?!?  blink.gif

The models have no boobs at all for what they advertising at all.

#10 Trevie

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

I have these.

http://www.rebelsport.com.au/eng/product/t...k/0258006680054

Fantastic. I'm a runner and they are so supportive

#11 Feral-Lausii

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

QUOTE
Although I have to add that I absolutely hate their new advert - so boring and could you get some models with actual boobs to show the product works!?!?


Glad I'm not the only one who hates that stupid ad. Bounce? Nothing is bouncing but the big balls they are bouncing on!!!

#12 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:02 PM

18GG here. I have a Panache sports bra that has possibly the best cross over hook that I've ever come across. Easy to do up, and get undone. The bra is comfortable when not crossed over, and quite firm, but when I hook up the cross over, I can run and nothing bounces. Best bra ever.

#13 loubee

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

Moving Comfort have a great reputation from well endowed running friends of mine. I love the Lululemon Ta Ta Tamer (c/d cup).

#14 2puzzled

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:11 PM

I have E cup and run - Enell sports bra is hot but keeps everything strapped in. I have a moving comfort bra which is good for no bounce but I find digs in near my neck leaving a pinched feeling and causing headache. I like the enell a lot.


#15 Tulipa

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

I was a 14E pre-pregnancy and liked the bras n things brand of sports bra although I initially found that the hooks dug in a little if I had it on the last row. I solved this by using an extension until the band stretched enough for me to use the middle hooks. I would still use a crop top sometimes if I was doing something really "bouncy".

#16 DressageQueen

Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:56 AM

I wear a berlei high performance (10DD) for running and horse riding, it works well but I hate the shape it gives me, 2 cones sticking off my chest.

#17 ~flaxen~

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:29 AM

I have a Moving Comfort Juno. Wearing it right now actually. Although it is very comfortable, if you are going to be doing anything high impact, it doesn't cut it for me. I find my Enell or my Shock Absorber Run bra better for running. I'm also finding at the moment even the Shock Absorber, while fine to run in, needs a crop top over it for a Body Attack class, which seems to involve more jiggling (hoping this means my running style is becoming more efficient!)

For reference I was a  10DD, currently a breasfeeding 12F

Edited by ~flaxen~, 24 January 2013 - 09:31 AM.


#18 gasgirl

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:51 AM

Moving comfort Juno and fiona are on sale at the Iconic and the Moving comfort Au website today, free shipping and returns too!
Just ordered two.


#19 arty

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:47 AM

I am an 8G. Freya underwire from Bravissimo. Fantastic and looks good too.


#20 Phoenix Blue

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:54 AM

I love the intimo sports bra.

http://www.intimo.com.au/shop/item/everyda...ve-crossbackbra

#21 sandy_1985

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:58 AM

QUOTE (LemonPie @ 22/01/2013, 08:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Berlei all the way for me. They really are a good sports bra.

Although I have to add that I absolutely hate their new advert - so boring and could you get some models with actual boobs to show the product works!?!?  blink.gif

The models have no boobs at all for what they advertising at all.



cry1.gif cry1.gif  I thought they were a B cup......I'm a B cup...although I seem to be a C cup atm. Not sure how that works when I'm losing weight.

I have Triaction by Triumph....about 7 pairs  blink.gif  I do a lot of functional explosive stuff like Squat jumps, box jumps, burpees, skip rope etc and they work a treat. Also do a bit of running and they work fine for that.

Good sport bras are one thing I don't skip on

#22 lorze

Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:49 AM

14G here. I have an Anita Active wirefree bra which is nothing short of miraculous. Light, comfortable and wicks away moisture. Expensive ($110+) but worth every penny.

http://www.bravalingerie.com.au/lingerieit...black_item.html




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