For me, there's a million reasons to avoid working out. It's hard, I get covered in sweat no matter the activity, and the siren song of the TV calls my name whenever I head to the gym. Having trouble finding a supportive and comfortable plus size sports bra only adds to my list of reasons not to work out.
Now, most of my anti-workout excuses are pretty lame, but finding the best plus size sports bra is a serious issue. If you're plus sized or extra blessed in the chest, exercising or playing sports can be seriously painful if your bra isn't doing its job. You don't realize what powerful weapons your boobs can be until you hit the treadmill with a bad bra and smack yourself in the face with them.
Luckily, Amazon has a lot of options for plus size sports bras that do their job and are actually cute. You don't have to worry about wires digging into you or feeling like your boobs are stuffed into straight jacket. These bras have enough give to fit around your back comfortably while keeping your breasts in place for all your sporty activities.
Finally, I can take sports bras off my list of exercise excuses. Maybe a good bra will thrust me into a new active lifestyle — or my boobs will just be comfortably supported while I catch up on House of Cards.
1A Solid Sports Bra With A Super Cute Back
Supportive and comfortable doesn't have to mean ugly. This sports bra has a cool track print and amazing cage style back straps. It's cute enough you could wear it wherever with a low back top and your boobs will feel beautifully supported all day. The four-way stretch fabric is designed to hug the body while the material is still super soft to the touch. Know that Torrid is a plus size specific store with their own sizing, but these bras go up to the equivalent of a 6X or a 70 inch bust.
2A High-Impact Sports Bra With Amazing Shaping
Just because you're doing a high intensity workout doesn't mean you want to look like a one-boobed wonder. Instead the normal sports bra uniboob look, you'll keep your beautiful, curvy look in this bra. The outer cups are made of non-stretch material to give shape while the rest is made from moisture-wicking two way stretch fabric, so it feels light and dry. Plus, it comes in a great range of sizes, so there's options for everyone.
3A Colorblock Bra That Zips You In
This could be an ordinary sports bra, but with the accents of hot pink and a zipper that gives you extra support, this bra is excellent. The extra thick bust band give you support from below while the zipper gives you a little extra hold in the front. Plus, you can do a sexy zipper pull down move when you're changing in the locker room. Just make sure you don't lock eyes with anyone, or they'll be irrevocably seduced by your sexiness.
4The Workout Gear That Has The Best Of Every Bra
This sporty number has the best parts of every kind of bra. From the front, it looks like a great sports bra with soft cups for gentle shaping and support. From the back, it looks like a great supportive regular bra with hook and eye closure and adjustable straps. It's made with a super stretchy fabric for comfort and the fabric is moisture wicking and anti-bacterial, so you'll be clean and dry every time you hit the gym.
5An Underwire Bra That's Actually Comfortable
Don't be scared by the underwire, this bra is very comfortable and designed to keep you supported for all mid-impact activities. With this, you still get the shaping from a normal bra with moisture wicking microfiber to keep you cool and dry in any workout. Plus, the padded front, adjustable straps come with a j-hook that convert the bra into a racerback. So, you never have to worry about slipping straps or constantly adjusting your bra.
6A Sports Bra With A Unique Shape
You get a lot of options with this easy care sports bra. Don't worry about hand washing, just throw it in the wash and it's ready to wear for your next sports adventure. It comes with removable pads, so if you want a little extra nipple coverage, you have it, or you can take them out entirely if pads aren't your jam. The bra has a hook and eye closure, so it's easy to get on and off. Plus, the fabric is designed to wick away moisture and it has strategic ventilation to keep you extra cool.
7The Sports Bra That's Cute Enough To Wear By Itself
If you're looking for a very affordable and super cute sports bra, check out this one from Flex. It features a racerback and reinforced comfort straps. Plus, the stretchy, quick dry fabric gives you a cozy, all-day fit. The V-neck gives an extra sexy look and honestly if you rocked this bra sans shirt during your workout, it would be sure to look beyond amazing.
8The Pull On And Forget About It Bra
Sometimes you need a bra that you can just throw on and go. Honestly, the extra step of hooking it in the back might convince me to just stay in bed for another hour. This bra is a pull on style with very stretchy no-wire cups. The thick underband gives extra support and doesn't roll or bunch up. If you're running a marathon, this might not be the bra for you, but if you're doing yoga, pilates, or just taking a long walk, you can't find anything more comfortable.
9A Super Strong Bra For A No Bounce Workout
There are times when you need a break from cleavage. Especially if you've got big boobs, gym cleavage can get pretty intense and you're not always in the mood for dealing with that attention. Thankfully, this bra has an extra camisole type top to keep you as covered as you want to be. It still has tons of support, adjustable straps, for a completely no-bounce workout.
10A Bright Sports Bra With High Impact Support
This bra is great for when you're going hard at the gym. It features a racerback with hook and eye closure for full support. But you won't feel confined. It has an incredibly soft elastic strap and wireless cups with fabric designed to wick away moisture. A great mix of strong support, fun colors, and easy breathability.
11A Wireless Sports Bra That Shapes & Supports
If you're a total no-wire girl, I get it. That doesn't mean you still can't have a sports bra with shape and support. This Playtex bra stays in place and features wide cushioned straps so it won't dig into your shoulders. Honestly, you could totally wear this bra on a daily basis, but it's especially good for your most active days.
12A Maximum Support Bra That's Anything But Boring
I love this bra because it just looks super classy. Not that you need to look classy at the gym, but sometimes it's an added bonus. The two-way stretch keeps the bra in place and comfortable with wide adjustable straps. The smooth cups and open air mesh look delightful and keep you cool. It's a great mix of style and comfort you can wear whenever you like.
13A Minimalist Bra With Convertible Straps
The sleek black with pop of neon blue is a great minimalist look for this comfortable bra. You can convert the straps for a straight or racerback style while the moisture wicking fabric keeps you dry. The cups are double-layered for extra support and the wide sides keep everything in place with no risk of spill over.
14A Sports Bra With Anti-Bacterial Power
This is called the Goddess sports bra for a reason. The outer fabric has powerful stretch that adjusts to your shape and holds you in place while wicking moisture away from the body to keep you cool. The wide underband keeps the bra in place and helps keep chafing at bay, which is great since chafed boobs are the absolute worst. Plus, the inner cup lining is anti-bacterial, so you'll be extra fresh for every gym sesh.
15A Cotton Bra You Can Wear Under Anything
This simple, two layered cotton bra is amazing. The scoop neckline hides under most any top and it's surprisingly supportive for a pull over bra. One Amazon reviewer wrote: "I'm shocked... SHOCKED at the comfort and fit. I know you other "large" ladies (any maybe guys... hehe Homer) know what I'm talking about. I was completely downtrodden and prepared to be another SIGH moment and sending it back. But it fits great, so comfy, so soft. It helped me when I was looking so I'll add in that I am a size 24 and a 44DD, so I got the 3X."
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