Champion Double Dry&reg; Sweetheart Compression Sports Bra
I like this sports bra a lot. I've been wearing the Seamless Shiny sports bras forever, but I decided I wanted more compression, so I ordered this one. This is a highly compressive sports bra, so keep that in mind. I don't want anything moving, so I like that. It doesn't separate because it is compressive, so don't expect much separation (though I've had worse smushing in other bras). I am a size 30D-DD, so sports bras are pretty hard to get a good fit because I need a small band, but I'm not flat (but also not huge -- I don't want hooks or anything, and I want racerbacks). I wear a medium in the shiny sports bras, so I ordered this one in a medium as well. It does fit, but not as well as the shiny sports bra. The bottom band doesn't always stay completely flat (which indicates I need a bigger size, but then the band will be too big). That being said, once you get it on (which is a feat in itself), it does what it's supposed to do. The straps cut into my shoulders a bit more than the shiny one because it is just more supportive, but it doesn't bother me. I did experience a bit of chafing along the band in the front during my Ironman, BUT it was REALLY hot, and I was really wet, and I was wearing a HRM strap. I think the edge not staying flat is why it chafed. That probably would have happened with any sports bra in those conditions. I've not had any chafing besides that one time, and I've run many miles in the heat (Texas) as a marathoner. If you want a sports bra that is pretty minimal but holds you in place, this one does the trick. Honestly, I think I'll try the dazzle (which replaced the shiny) because it works well for me, though not quite as supportive.
July 6, 2013
A very comfortable bra. I have worn it to work on several occasions. It is a bit of a challenge to put on and really a circus act to get off. Especially after a workout and you are all sweaty. But the times in between, a very comfortable bra.
July 6, 2013
Diasppointing, uniboob, no support, would not recommend. I have 5 year old Powersleek bras without wiring that are in better shape then this. Bring the powersleek, racerback WITHOUT wiring, adjustable straps. Don't waste your money
February 23, 2013
Nice bra, tight fit
This is a nice exercise bra, but a tight fit if your size is at the end of one size and the beginning of the next size.
December 29, 2012