How To: Choose Your Fitness Bra

How to choose your fitness bra

Support is key! Learn how to choose your fitness sports bra! 

A good and supportive sports bra is essential for working out - it provides comfort and supports your bust from the effects of movements. 

But with the HUGE variety of fitness bras out there, which one should you choose? Read on to learn more.

Our fitness brand

DECATHLON's fitness brand, Domyos, is here to help you with some tips!

The kind of fitness sports bra you'll need will largely depend on the intensity and impact level of your activities. 

After which, you can dig deeper into the amount of support, breathability, moisture-wicking attributes and comfort you'll require.

From walking on a treadmill to jumping on a trampoline – Domyos has got you covered! You will never have to wonder where to buy sports bras in Singapore anymore.

Bust Support

1. Bust support

Depending on the intensity of your workouts, your bust will experience differing levels of impact and will require various levels of support.


1. For low-impact activities (eg. yoga, pilates or gentle gymnastics):

Pick a sports bra that promises light support without unnecessary compression. You will not need a high support bra, as it may feel too constrictive during your practice.


2. For moderate-impact activities (eg. choreographed classes or cross training):

Opt for a medium-support sports bra for optimal support and good moisture wicking (more on that in a bit!). You wouldn't want to feel icky or sweaty in your bust area, would you? 


3. For high-impact activities

Choose a sports bra with strong support that can reduce bust movement by up to 50%. This kinds of sports bra is ideal for step classes, or any sport that involves running or jumping.

Sweat Wicking

2. Sweat-wicking

If your workout is low-impact, you'll probably not sweat too much. Therefore, you should choose soft and stretchy fabrics for freedom of movement rather than focusing on moisture-wicking properties.

Whereas for medium to high-intensity activities, you should choose technical fabrics with a racerback for better sweat-wicking. 

This would allow for the breathability of your bust and keep you as comfortable as possible during your workout!


3. Comfort

A good fitness bra is the key to feeling supported and comfortable while you’re working out. Yes? So, to enhance those comfort levels there are a few things to look out for…

Opt for soft and stretchy fabrics that will not restrict body movements, and designs with minimal seams to prevent irritation.

The comfort of a sports bra also depends on the right size. 

To find the right size, measure your bust circumference using a measuring tape - too tight and it'll feel restrictive, too loose and it'll not give the support you need.

Fitness bras also have various adjustments to help you achieve a perfect fit. High-impact styles will have more adjustments for a personalised and comfortable result.

Lastly, as with any sportswear, be sure to try on your sports bra before buying it to make sure it’s right for you.

You can visit any of our physical stores or if you prefer shop easily online with Decathlon Singapore to choose sports bras for running, yoga, weightlifting and more. Happy shopping!

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