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The Best Sports Bras for Every Body Type

The Best Sports Bra for You

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You're jumping, bouncing, running, moving every which way during your workouts, but your boobs shouldn't follow suit. To ban the, at best, annoying, or, at worst, painful, bounce and general discomfort of wearing a snug bra while sweating, we dig some digging to find the best sports bras out there right now for every breast size and workout. Whether you're an A cup and love Pilates or a D-cup CrossFitter, you'll find something here that works for you. 

Plus, there are more positive innovations happening on the sports bra front every day. Evidence: Companies are making shopping for sports bras suck less. Nike is revolutionizing the sports bra and extending their sizing. And Reebok's PureMove sports bra adapts to your workout while you wear it.

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Best for A Cups: Lululemon Flow Y Bra Nulu

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The lightly padded cups offer shape—and spare the nipple embarrassment in chilly gyms. The light-on-seams style make this one of the best sports bras for bending and stretching through yoga classes.

Buy It, $48

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

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The support and comfort level make this style the best sports bra for long training runs. The wicking fabric helps keep chafing at bay, too. (P.S. This strappy sports bra also doesn't chafe on long runs. Win-win!)

Buy It, $40

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Best for B Cups: Asics Adjust

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Crisscrossing the straps of this convertible style make it extra supportive, while encapsulated cups decrease side-to-side motion. Try it in one of the new printed patterns to make a real fitness fashion statement. 

Related: Athleisure-Inspired Sports Bras You Can Rock Outside of the Gym Too

Buy It, $48

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Best for B Cups: Nike City Ready

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A comfy and supportive lower strap will hold you up during everything from high-impact CrossFit WODs to hoppy jump rope routines. The stylish mesh back allows for extra—and welcome—ventilation.

Buy It, $75

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Best for C Cups: Champion Showoff

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Adjust the size at the shoulders and band for your body's best sports bra. Mesh panels will keep you dry, even after long tennis matches or cardio sprint.

Buy It, $38

Best for C Cups: Lorna Jane Max Intensity Sports Bra

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This is undoubtedly one of the best sports bras if you crave a custom fit. Not only are the straps adjustable, but the pads are also removable and the clasp on the back allows you to tailor this style to your frame.

Buy It, $74

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Best for D+ Cups: Shock Absorber Max Sports Bra

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The double back clasp makes this one of the most supportive and best sports bras without wires or padding. Bonus: It has reflective trim, which is clutch if you're a night runner.

Related: The Best New Reflective Workout Gear

Buy It, $69

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Best for D+ Cups: UA Breathlux Hi

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The smooth straps never dig—even during a plyometrics workout. The open back and quick-drying fabric make this a best sports bra pick for those who sweat a lot during workouts. (So, basically everyone.)

Buy It, $70

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Best for DD+ Cups: Marika Adriana Sports Bra

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Designed for C through DD cups, this zip-front bra comes with a wider-than-normal chest band for support and coverage. The padded, thick straps keep you locked and loaded without digging in.

Buy It, $60

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