Pull-Over-Your-Head Style VS Cup Separation

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Pull-Over-Your-Head Style VS Cup Separation
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Pull-Over-Your-Head Style VS Cup Separation

Picking a sports bra style that's right for you is important. The style you wear should be dependent on your cup size and impact level of the activity you'll be wearing it in.

A9A128A6-7AEF-4367-A27E-A02AD3E934CDPull-Over-Your-Head Style or Compression This type of sports bra supports your bust by compressing the breast tissue close to the body. This classic support method provides maximum support and minimises unwanted movement. Some women like to refer to this type of sports bras as the uniboob maker since they don't tend to give a flattering appearance. For those between an A-C cup, this style will give enough support for high impact activities, like running. For those C cup and above, we recommend only wearing this style for medium-low impact activities like cycling or yoga. This style, though not usually best for high impact activities, is great for medium to low because of its less rigid nature. It allows for easier movement and greater freedom. Shop Compression Styles Cup Separation or Encapsulation DSC_0088 This style is best for high impact activities and those with a larger bust. Using a defined cup structure to encapsulate each breast, these sports bras give you maximum support with a feminine bust shape. Unlike the compression, you'll find no uniboob here! By supporting each breast separately,  this style stops the figure-8 motion of unsupported breasts in its tracks. When properly fitted, your breasts won't move at all in this style. Though it's highly recommended for anyone larger than a C cup, smaller busts can also benefit from this style as you'll still be getting better support than the compression style. It will also give you a more flattering shape and won't make you feel like your bust has disappeared! Shop Encapsulation Styles CaptureHybrid There are sports bras that have a mix of encapsulation and compression features. These are also great for high impact activities as it not only holds the breast tissue down, but still separates each breast to ensure minimal movement. Shop Hybrid Style   Still not sure? Get in touch with our fitting experts today and we'll help you find the right sports bra for you. Contact Us

Pull-Over-Your-Head Style VS Cup Separation

Picking a sports bra style that's right for you is important. The style you wear should be dependent on your cup size and impact level of the activity you'll be wearing it in.

Pull-Over-Your-Head Style or Compression

This type of sports bra supports your bust by compressing the breast tissue close to the body. This classic support method provides maximum support and minimises unwanted movement.

Some women like to refer to this type of sports bras as the uniboob maker since they don't tend to give a flattering appearance. For those between an A-C cup, this style will give enough support for high impact activities, like running. For those C cup and above, we recommend only wearing this style for medium-low impact activities like cycling or yoga.

This style, though not usually best for high impact activities, is great for medium to low because of its less rigid nature. It allows for easier movement and greater freedom.

Cup Separation or Encapsulation 

This style is best for high impact activities and those with a larger bust. Using a defined cup structure to encapsulate each breast, these sports bras give you maximum support with a feminine bust shape. Unlike the compression, you'll find no uniboob here!

By supporting each breast separately,  this style stops the figure-8 motion of unsupported breasts in its tracks. When properly fitted, your breasts won't move at all in this style.

Though it's highly recommended for anyone larger than a C cup, smaller busts can also benefit from this style as you'll still be getting better support than the compression style. It will also give you a more flattering shape and won't make you feel like your bust has disappeared!

Hybrid

There are sports bras that have a mix of encapsulation and compression features. These are also great for high impact activities as it not only holds the breast tissue down, but still separates each breast to ensure minimal movement.

Still not sure? Get in touch with our fitting experts today and we'll help you find the right sports bra for you. Contact Us

4 years ago
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Kathryn
4 years ago at 21:46
Hi, I am size 32 F and I run quite a lot. Please could you advise on what sports bra to get. I currently use a high impact shock absorber run bra in a 32 F (all my bras are 32 F and fit fine) but I find the band cuts into me, however when I have gone up to a 34 and down in cut size the band is certainly comfier but the cups are too big, I have tried the DD but that is far too small. Is there such a thing as a EE, and if so do you think that would make a difference? I would really appreciate any advice that you can give on this matter. Thanks , Kathryn
oscar
4 years ago at 13:18
Hi main two i like are the Glamorise 1166 works really well nice&snug plus as a male looks pretty discrete but do now need a refit! as 42G>H in many things as hormones unstable other is the Elomi which got from you a different approach as encapsulation method but puts them more "out-there" my other is Anita 5529 also great as all quality well designed different methods but score the same goal! But the most important part of it is getting the right size no matter what one you buy/wear