When it comes to complaints from women who work out, an ill-fitting sports bra is often high on the list. Finding any style that’s really, truly supportive is tough enough. Add in a large bust and…forget it. But wait! Before you lose all hope, try one of these styles that were specifically designed for women with big boobs. Now you have no reason to skip an intense sweat sesh. Check out the ten best plus-size sports bras, ideal for a hassle-free workout.
The 10 Best Plus-Size Sports Bras for a Hassle-Free Workout
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1. Glamorise Camisole Sports Bra
This high impact sports bra has nothing but rave reviews. Made to support you through intense workouts—think running and cross training—this bra comes with two-way stretch for flexible movement and its breathable mesh camisole keeps you supported throughout your entire workout.
Available in sizes 34C to 4D
2. Girlfriend Collective Paloma Bra
The proof is in the pudding with this one. Not only is the Paloma Bra the Girlfriend Collective’s top selling bra, but it’s made from 79 recycled plastic bottles and 21 percent spandex. With a long-line silhouette, scoop neck racerback and built-in support band, you won’t have to worry about any extra side- or under-boob getting in your way.
Available in sizes XXS to 6XL
3. Girlfriend Collective Beachwood Float Cleo Bra
After a year of not wearing a bra while working from home, you probably don’t want to be bothered with having to put one on all of a sudden. The Cleo Bra may just be the one to ease you into it. With thin straps, a nice open neckline and a longer body to provide a bit more coverage, it’s perfect to wear on its own or when you have a ton of errands to get through before you hit the gym. The lightweight fabric also makes it so you don’t feel strapped in all day.
Buy it ($38)
Available in sizes XXS to 6XL
4. Bare Necessities Panache Ultimate High Impact Underwire Sports Bra
Nothing grinds our gears like having to constantly adjust your boobs while trying to hammer through a set of burpees. Thankfully, this pick from Bare Necessities combats that problem. Made specifically for high impact workouts, this bra comes with cups that support each breast individually, silicone-encased underwires (so the metal isn’t digging into your skin), flat and smooth seams (so there’s no chafing or irritation) and it’s got cushioned straps (so there’s minimum pressure on your shoulders). An ideal choice all around.
Available in sizes 30DD to 40GG
5. Bare Necessities Anita High Impact Wire-free Sports Bra
If you’re looking to break a sweat but aren’t a fan of underwires, try this other high impact offering from Bare Necessities. It comes with encapsulated cups for support, compression for holding power and absorbent terry-lined cups. And don’t worry about the straps slipping off your shoulders, the bra has adjustable, leotard back straps so they stay in place the entire time.
Available in sizes 30C to 46D
6. Adidas X Peloton Believe This Bra
Two fitness powerhouses came together to give you a sports bra that’s practical no matter what activity you’re doing. From dance to HIIT to endurance, the Believe This Bra is designed with a compression fit and stabilizer straps to make sure feel comfortable through any and every class.
Available in sizes 1X to 2X
7. Adidas Don't Rest Egle Bra
Getting the motivation to get up and workout can be challenging, but when you know you have an ultra-chic outfit waiting for you, the inclination to go to the gym may come faster. Cue this Don’t Rest Bra from Adidas in collaboration with Egle Zvirblyte. Not only is it gorgeous to look at, but it’s made with Primegreen—a series of high-performance recycled materials—as well as water-absorbent materials designed to wick sweat from your body. So not only will you look great, but you don’t have to worry about those post-workout sweat stains.
Available in sizes 1X to 4X
8. Nike Swoosh Icon Clash
Perfect for when you’re taking things slow—weightlifting, yoga, pilates—this medium-support, non-padded graphic sports bra allows you to move with ease as you do your strength training.
Available in sizes 1X to 3X
9. Wolven Yoga Top
Ideal for moving, shaking and dancing, this signature yoga top from Wolven is not only ultra-soft and breathable, but it’s also quick-drying and odor resistant, so you can feel free to let loose in that Zumba class.
Available in sizes XS to XXL
10. Sweaty Betty Super Sculpt Stream Training Bra
This medium impact sports bra is made with Sweaty Betty’s super sculpt fabric, which means it’ll accentuate your curves as well as provide support. It features perforated mesh for breathability, a high neckline for better coverage and if you feel like your phone is often a distraction, just pop it in the slip at the back and you don’t have to the think about it.
Available in sizes XXS to XXL
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