Regardless of your level or fitness of the chosen activity, having the right sports bra for the ride is a breeze for fitness women. From adding extra back support to protecting against skin irritation, the importance of a good sports bra cannot be underestimated.
So, for long runs, HIIT classes, or hot yoga sessions, here's a list of sports bras ready to support you with every move and workout.
Best for medium loads: Calvin Klein Performance Seamless Sports Bra
Designed for moderate-impact workouts, this sports bra's seamless, 4-way stretch design features a racerback style with removable cups that allow you to customize and personalize your bra experience.
Buy it: $28 at calvinklein.us
Best for those with shoulder strains: Champion Motion Control
Refined with 3D motion technology, breathability and targeted support, this motion control sports bra opens at the front for easy on and off. This makes it a great option for those with shoulder injuries or larger breasts.
Buy it: $27 at champion.com
Best for running and high support: Lululemon Run Times Bra
Designed for running, this sleek sports bra offers support, airflow, separation and coverage. everything you need for perfect running support.
buy it: $68 at shop.lululemon.com
The best for all fitness levels: Reebok Running Essential High Impact Bra
Perfect for all fitness levels, this high-impact bra is designed with Speedwick fabric and mesh panels to help keep you cool and dry. Its racerback design has a wide band that helps it stay comfortably in place so you can focus on your workout without having to keep adjusting your bra.
Buy it: $25 at reebok.com
Best for Bounce Control: Fabletics Bounce Sports Bra
Designed for your toughest workouts, the Bounce Sports Bra offers 100% support with zero percent restriction. It features moisture-wicking fabric, a high neckline, and crossover straps for extra support.
Buy it: $70 (70% off with VIP membership) at fabletics.com
Best for support and moisture wicking: Champion The Absolute Shape Max Sports Bra
Featuring a racerback design with mesh cutouts and feminine details that provide targeted ventilation, this bra's supportive compression fabric locks you down so you feel secure and confident no matter how hard you train. Removable cups let you choose the level of shaping.
Buy it: $24 at champion.com
Best for Breathability: Brooks Drive Interlace Run Bra
This strappy bra offers just the right amount of compression while quickly wicking away sweat and allowing for breathability, support and comfort.
Buy it: $50 at brooksrunning.com
Best for Quick Drying: Athleta Crop Cut Bra
This crop-cut sports bra features a built-in bra for extra support and lightweight, removable pads for a more natural look. Engineered for low-impact activities, Powervita fabric is buttery soft with a light but supportive compression.
Buy it: $59 at athletica.gap.com
Best for Asymmetric Fit: LSKD Flex Sports Bra
Featuring a stylish one-shoulder design, this bra is easy on the eyes and ready for your next workout. With removable padding for personalization, 4-way stretch and sweat-wicking fabric, you can sweat in style.
Buy it: $70 at us.lskd.co
Best for 4-way stretch and softness: Tentree InMotion Double Scoop
This bra is made from a 4-way stretch fabric derived from post-consumer plastic waste without sacrificing softness and quality. It'll hug you in all the right places for your next trail run or HIIT routine - size down if you're looking for a high-compression fit!
Buy it: $48 at tentree.com
Best for Yoga and Covering: Tentree InMotion Longline Active Bra
Engineered for lower impact, the InMotion Longline combines REPREVE recycled polyester and elastane for a highly stretchable fit that moves with you. Extended torso fabric covers below your ribs for comfortable, supportive coverage.
Buy it: $48 at tentree.com
Best Bra Tank Combo: Nathan's women's interval crop top
This super skinny crop top is designed to be worn over your sports bra for long runs or intense workouts, but offers the perfect amount of compression to wear alone when needed. It has a racerback style with wide band details on the front and back to give you maximum comfort whether you're working out, hiking or heading to the yoga studio.
Buy it: $50 (25% off first order) at nathansports.com