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Perk Up! The Best Sports Bras for Your Size

  • Sophie Pangrazzi

    Best for A Cups: Lululemon Flow Y Bra

    A-cup winner: Lululemon Flow Y Bra IV ($42, lululemon.com)

    Tester says: "The padded cups gave me shape and spared me see-through embarrassment in chilly gyms."

     
  • Peter Ardito

    Best for A Cups: The North Face Bounce-B-Gone Bra

    The North Face Bounce-B-Gone Bra ($28, thenorthface.com)

    Tester says: "Exactly as promised, it was super-supportive and comfortable through my hour-long run."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for A Cups: Lucy Support Sport Bra

    Lucy Support Sport Bra ($48, lucy.com)

    Tester says: "The fabric is so soft, and the style is surprisingly flattering, not flattening."

     
  • Sophie Pangrazzi

    Best for B Cups: Lucy Perfect Core Bra II

    B-cup winner: Lucy Perfect Core Bra II ($54, lucy.com)

    Tester says: "The straps are easy to adjust, and I loved how the V-neck didn't come up too high."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for B Cups: Champion Double Dry Compression Vented Sports Bra

    Champion Double Dry Compression Vented Sports Bra ($30, championusa.com)

    Tester says: "Snug and supportive; I felt great running in it."

     
  • Peter Ardito

    Best for B Cups: Moving Comfort Vixen A/B

    Moving Comfort Vixen A/B ($36, movingcomfort.com)

    Tester says: "My breasts stayed put during kickboxing, and the padded cups gave me a boost."

  • Sophie Pangrazzi

    Best for C Cups: Solid Tech Athena Sports Bra by Moving Comfort for Title Nine

    C-cup winner: Solid Tech Athena Sports Bra by Moving Comfort for Title Nine ($42, titlenine.com)

    Tester says: "Nearly bounce-free! The adjustable straps are a huge plus."

     
  • Peter Ardito

    Best for C Cups: Champion Double Dry Spot Comfort High Support Sports Bra

    Champion Double Dry Spot Comfort High Support Sports Bra ($40, championusa.com)

    Tester says: "Great support without smashing my breasts down."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for C Cups: Nike Padded Definition Bra

    Nike Padded Definition ($50, nike.com)

    Tester says: "I didn't need to readjust the cups or straps at all during my workout. The material is smooth and sleek."

     
  • Peter Ardito

    Best for D Cups: Lululemon The Bust Stops Here

    D-cup winner: Lululemon The Bust Stops Here ($58, lululemon.com)

    Tester says: "The band didn't budge during my run, and the cups reduced bounce better than my usual sports bra."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for D Cups: Moving Comfort Juno

    Moving Comfort Juno ($52, movingcomfort.com)

    Tester says: "This bra didn't disappoint. Its full-coverage cups truly supported my chest; the padded straps felt comfy."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for D Cups: NBx Welded Bra

    NBx Welded Bra ($45, newbalance.com)

    Tester says: "The molded cups held my breasts in place without an underwire and didn't make me look bigger than I am."

  • Sophie Pangrazzi

    Best for DD Cups: Shock Absorber Max Sports Bra

    DD-cup winner: Shock Absorber Max Sports Bra($69, shockabsorberusa.com)

    Tester says: "Love it. The double back clasp made it so supportive without wires or padding."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for DD+ Cups: Anita 5527 Extreme Control Soft-Cup Active Bra

    Anita 5527 Extreme Control Soft-Cup Active Bra ($66, anita.com for stores)

    Tester says: "The bra kept my H cups secure through a run, and it's cute, too. No more layering bras!"

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for DD+ Cups: CW-X Ultra Support Bra

    CW-X Ultra Support Bra ($70, cw-x.com for stores)

    Tester says: "It fit really well, banished sweat, and kept my chest in check."

  • Peter Ardito

    Best for DD+ Cups: Enell Sports Bra

    Enell Sports Bra ($66, enell.com)

    Tester says: "Very snug and utilitarian, but once you get it on, nothing moves. It's great for a high-impact workout."

    Originally published in FITNESS magazine, July/August 2011.

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