Ultimate Run Bra | Shock Absorber

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In my eyes you only need to invest in two things to start working out – A good pair of trainers and a quality sports bra.

Some shocking stats for you –

–  “44% of women who exercise regularly do not wear sports bras!”

– “You boobs can bounce up to 14cm when unsupported during exercise” – OUCH!

Just take a peek at this Bounce-O-Meter to see exactly what I’m talking about!

For me, Shock Absorber have always been my sports bra of choice. I remember going to JJB with my mum when I was younger to pick out my first ever sports bra. It was a Shock Absorber one – very similar to the one above, but in a boring white colour. It lasted for years and every bra I purchased since has been a Shock Absorber one as I know they work fantastically.

You can see from above that I’m not a small chested girl so when it comes to working out, it is absolutely vital that I have a bra that supports me well and looks after my boobs while the rest of my body takes a battering – be it from Insanity workouts, running or pilates. Shock Absorber design bras for specific workouts as your boobs move in different ways depending on the exercise you are doing.

The Shock Absorber Ultimate Run Bra* is obviously designed specifically for running and reduces bounced by up to 78% – perfect for those with bigger boobs! The bra is very supportive without being uncomfortable. My boobs are definitely not strapped down and the design is friction free so there’s no discomfort from movement. I love them that much that I actually have 3 now – one of each – black, white and pink! There is some science behind it, in that Shock Absorber have an Infinity-8 support system with counteracts the breasts’ figure-of-eight movement during running. All very technical, but also quite funny to think about. Plus the bra comes in the most gorgeous hot pink – perfect for Valentine’s Day workouts today! In fact Shock Absorber regularly design bras is gorgeous colours so you don’t have to wear the same boring white one. I’ve got my eye on their Active Shaped Support in a gorgeous purple colour!

Have you always worn a sports bra when working out, or did it take you a little while to invest? Which brand do you trust with your boobs?

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. Laura says:

    This sounds brilliant! I’m a runner but I just wear Victoria’s Secret sports bras, I’m lucky I have small boobs and don’t have to worry about them bouncing ha xx

    Laura | lauraslittleloves

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    1. They are great bras! Plus they come in all sizes!

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  2. Anna says:

    I have this bra too! I have had a few different sports bra’s for the gym, but when I started running I knew I needed something else. Also being of the ample bosom, this bra is perfect, no movement. I have a pink and purple one, then got a bargain black one after the inverness 10K last year. I really like the colour of yours though!
    Anna x

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    1. I definitely need to get the purple one!

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  3. I’ve heard so many great things about Shock Absorber bras and they sound like they are worth the money.

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    1. They definitely are worth it. The price is similar to other brands and worth it to look after your boobs!

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  4. I don’t have the Run bra but I have the multi-sport from Shock Absorber which is very similar to this, just the straps and fastening are different at the back.

    I absolutely LOVE mine, I ended up getting it in another colour. They’re fab.

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    1. I have the multi sport ones too and they are fab! But for me this wins to running! Such good quality bras!

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  5. After reading this I will definitely get a sports bra. That true that runners really should get one.

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