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Fitting Guide

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GETTING THE RIGHT FIT IS IMPORTANT TO A GOOD PERFORMANCE
To ensure your sports bra gives you the best support, here are some tips on a good fit.

 

THE UNDERBAND

The band around the chest should be level front and back. It needs to be comfortable but firm. A good gauge to ensure that the underband fits well is being able to fit two fingers between the underband and your skin. Any more space and the band is too big and could cause friction.

 

The Underband: Perfect Fit

 

The Underband: Two Inch Give

 

The Underband: Riding Up

 

Perfect fit. The underband is firm and level the whole way round.

 

There should only be a one to two inch give. Ensure the band is neither too loose nor too tight.

 

If the underband rides up at the back then the band is too big.

 

 

THE CUPS

The cup should contain the whole of the breast, with no creases and no cleavage on show.

 

The Cups: Perfect Fit

 

The Cups: Cleavage

 

The Cups: Wrinkling

 

Perfect fit. Each breast is fully contained

 

If the breasts are squashed or cleavage is on show, the cup size is probably too small.

 

If the fabric is gaping or wrinkling then this suggests the cup size is too big.

 

 


 

THE SHOULDER STRAPS

Sports bras come in different styles, usually a traditional U Back or Racer Back. The straps should be adjusted to fit securely on the shoulders with only one to two inch give.

The Shoulder Straps: Perfect Fit

 

The Shoulder Straps: Digging Into Shoulders

 

The Shoulder Straps: Loose Straps

 

Perfect fit. If you slide two fingers between the strap and the skin, there should have only be a one to two inch give.

 

If the straps are digging into the shoulders, loosen them until the perfect fit is achieved.

 

If the straps fall off your shoulders, tighten them so that they fit securely on the shoulders.

 

 

DO THE BOUNCE TEST!
Jump up and down to check that you feel supported and secure.

If in doubt, we recommend you get professionally fitted
80% of women are wearing the wrong size bra.

 


 

HOW OLD IS YOUR BRA?

If you find that your older bra doesn’t fit as well as it used to, its age can be an important factor to consider. In fact, you might need that old sports bra replacing!

 

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