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April 6, 2020 2 min to read

8 interesting facts about sports bra

Category : Lifestyle

Physical movements cause you off-guard sometimes, especially when performing rigorous activities such as working out, running, climbing, or dancing.

There might be some instances wherein you feel uncomfortable with your body. All women experience this scenario especially for those ladies who were gifted with great cup sizes.

To move freely and comfortably, some designers and tailors come up with a sports garment. Wearing athletic brassiere ensures the safety of your breasts.

It will also keep your bust tight and comfortable in any kind of movement. In this article, we will share with you some interesting facts about sports bras. Let’s jump right in!

1. First Prototypes in the Year 70s

In 1975, they invented the first-ever prototype sports brassiere referred to as Free Swing Tennis Bra. Generally, this sport is common to most countries and the woman players normally wear fit upper wear and a mini skirt. In this way, they can freely move without any hesitation.

Glamorize Foundations Incorporated designed this garment for athletic women. According to Deadspin, the garment features zero support which means, it cannot be used for heavy activities.

2. The Jockbra

Polly Smith and Lisa Landahl were inspired to develop a brassiere that brings comfort even if you’re running. The funny remarks of Lisa’s husband became the epic idea to produce a comfortable garment. He said they should come up with a Jockbra.

The jockstraps were stitched together to provide a tighter grip and hold for the breasts. Some brassieres are even crisscross at the back for a stylish design.

Just imagine a thick garter being sewn on the side of the cups as straps and another thick garter on the cradle part. It doesn’t only provide support and comfort but also flexibility due to the stretchable straps and cradle.

After that, they teamed up eventually with Hinda Miller and produce the Jog bra. They created the brassieres for women who do heavy physical activities such as sports, gym, or dancing.

3. A hybrid design brassiere for busty cup sizes

During the late 80s, an avid volleyball player who goes by the name Renelle Braaten become inspired to develop a comfortable garment. She was sick of wearing two sports brassieres at the same time.

Aside from it still brings discomfort, it makes you sweat a lot more due to two garments worn. With this scenario, she comes up with an innovative sports bra. This brassiere was developed with a hybrid design that allows busty women to wear it within their comfort…
 
Continue reading the article and learn more about sport bras on Daisy Linden’s blog.
 
 

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