SISTERS NEED SUPPORT!

This is probably one of my biggest bugbears when it comes to exercise – bra-gate! Ladies… a decent sports bra should be priority numero uno when it comes to buying kit.

As a big girl myself (34DD), I know that struggle – I double up! Regardless of size, sport and exercise you do, a decent sports bra (that fits properly) is a must.

Yes breathing may be restricted, and you feel like your soul is being squeezed; but your boobs and back will thank you for it. When I’m in the gym, all too often find myself staring at unruly bouncing boobs, grimacing with sympathy pain.

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Benefits of the bra…

  • Minimise movement; unruly bounce is uncomfortable, distracting and hurts like hell.
  • Maintain shape; there are no muscles in the breast, only ligaments. Excessive movement puts strain on the ligaments, causing them to stretch – no amount of ‘firming cream’ is going to rectify that.
  • Manage temperature; most decent sports bras are made of moisture wicking, breathable material, to regulate temperature and draw sweat away. You’re going to get boob sweat, that’s unavoidable.

I’ve tried a number of sports bras over the years, the best I’ve found to date are by Shock Absorber. Great bras, but you do need to be hypermobile (double-jointed) to get some of them on. I’ll often double up, and wear a crop-top style sports bra on top. Decent sports bras aren’t exactly cheap, you’ll pay around £20-£30 for one – but it’s money well spent!

Always open to recommendations on decent bras, so ladies send them our way…

Kate x

#LoveYourLadyLumps

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