Having a physically active lifestyle does not mean that you cannot use the comfortable and supportive bras. There are certain bras that can support your physical activities and are specially designed for athletes and physically active people. You must know the purpose for which you are buying bra or you will end up buying a wrong bra. Sports bras also have different kinds of bras according to the level of impact and type of sports you are into.
There are different types of sports bras with different levels of support. Sports bras include low, medium and high impact bras. Low impact bras are for yoga, walking and working out in gym. Medium impact bras are used by women who do cycling, mountain hiking and jogging. High impact bras are running, gymnastics and other kind of high level activities. Yoga bra is designed as low impact bra as it does not require intensive training or physical activity.
Yoga bras come in both padded and non-padded cups. These bras are almost same as the regular bras but with qualities like sweat absorption, evaporation and easy breathing. Yoga bras do not restrict movement of breasts and you can easily move around or perform any physical activity without having any issue.
While buying a bra you should keep in mind some important things. You should check the band and see if it fits nicely around your back because the main support is provided by the band. You should try taking deep breaths to see if it is still comfortable and you are not having difficulty breathing. The strap of the bra should also be comfortable on your shoulders. It should neither be too tight on your shoulders that it gives you marks nor it should be too lose and slip from your shoulder. The strap should be stretchable to some extent but not too stretchy.
Another important thing is the fabric of the bra. Sports bras should have a lightweight and comfortable fabric which allows the sweat to evaporate fast. Choosing a comfortable bra is most important task because choosing a wrong bra can cause damage to the breast tissues.