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Sports bras from the EMS women’s underwear selection offer functional support as well as comfort and style. MOREMORE

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How to Choose Sports Bras

For women athletes, finding the right sports bra is like finding a great relationship. A poor-fitting bra can make your life worse instead of better! No matter what your size, always wear a sports bra to avoid back and neck strain, chafing, and damage to the breast ligaments. Here's a quick checklist of how to buy a sports bra that fits.

Know your bra size

This may sound obvious, but over 70-80% of women don't choose the right size. Be sure to get measured. For tips on how to measure your bra size, see column at right.

Determine your level of impact

Choose a bra that provides enough support for your level of activity or impact. At EMS, we indicate the best impact level for each of our sports bras:

  • - Low Impact Bras: Yoga, climbing, paddling
  • - Medium Impact Bras: Walking, road biking, Nordic skiing
  • - High Impact Bras: Running, mountain biking, Alpine skiing

Consider the bra structure

Most sports bras compress the breasts tight against the chest, but fuller-breasted women may find that a bra with separate cups (encapsulation) provides more support.

Read the bra fabric content

Today's sports bras offer many fabric options with different benefits. High-performance polyester (such as CoolMax®) delivers powerful moisture-wicking, quick-drying, and breathability. A percentage of cotton adds comfort. Stretchy Lycra® spandex offers incredible fit, support, and shape retention.

Pump up the support if you're well-endowed

More support will come from bra features like extra lining, reinforced side panels, racer-back design, and wide shoulder straps with stabilizers and spacer fabric.

To close or not to close?

With traditional hook closures, you can better customize the fit. If you're wearing a pack, however, look for hooks on the front versus the back. Some women prefer a pullover style with no hooks. If you're large-breasted, the hook closure tends to be easier to take on and off.

Examine the bras features

Beyond impact level, your sport may influence which bra features to choose. For example, our female climbers look for strap positionings that allow full range of arm movement. Our trail-runners like a mesh liner and single-layer back that releases excess heat.

Make sure the bra fits

Sports bras should be snug enough to fit one finger underneath the front and back, and two fingers under each strap. The band shouldn't ride up too high, and straps shouldn't dig in. You shouldn't bulge out of the cups nor find excess fabric. Cups need to keep breasts centered and not pushed in or up.

Care for your bra

Follow wash care instructions to ensure the life of the bra. Toss the bra if:

  • - Restriction against vertical movement decreases
  • - Synthetic fabrics begin to wear
  • - Fit seems too loose or big while your measurements have not changed.

Be comfortable

Jump up and down! Twist side to side. Make sure the bra lets you move without shifting, binding, or chafing. If your sports bra doesn't fit, return it! At Eastern Mountain Sports, we accept all returns with a valid receipt.


EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Tights - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Tights
PRICE: $22.98 to $45.00
EXOFFICIO Women's Give-N-Go String Bikini - Eastern Mountain Sports
EXOFFICIO Women's Give-N-Go String Bikini
PRICE: $18.00
EMS Women's Techwick Lightweight Crew - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Lightweight Crew
PRICE: $39.00
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Crew, L/S - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Crew, L/S
PRICE: $22.98 to $45.00
EMS Seamless Cami Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Cami Bra
PRICE: $20.00
SALE: $6.98
EMS Seamless Convertible Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Convertible Bra
PRICE: $20.00
SALE: $6.98
ICEBREAKER Rush Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
ICEBREAKER Rush Bra
PRICE: $54.99
SMARTWOOL Women's Midweight Zip T - Eastern Mountain Sports
SMARTWOOL Women's Midweight Zip T
PRICE: $105.00
SMARTWOOL Women's Midweight Crew - Eastern Mountain Sports
SMARTWOOL Women's Midweight Crew
PRICE: $95.00
EMS Women's Seamless Bikini Briefs - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Seamless Bikini Briefs
PRICE: $16.00
EMS Seamless Racerback Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Racerback Bra
PRICE: $34.00
EMS Women's Seamless High-Leg Briefs - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Seamless High-Leg Briefs
PRICE: $18.00
EMS Seamless Cami Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Cami Bra
PRICE: $20.00
EMS Dona Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Dona Bra
PRICE: $34.00
MOVING COMFORT Women's Juno Sports Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Juno Sports Bra
PRICE: $56.00
EMS Seamless Convertible Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Convertible Bra
PRICE: $20.00
EMS Seamless Cami Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Cami Bra
PRICE: $20.00
EMS Women's Seamless High-Leg Briefs - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Seamless High-Leg Briefs
PRICE: $18.00
EMS Women's Seamless Bikini Briefs - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Seamless Bikini Briefs
PRICE: $16.00
MOVING COMFORT Women's Fiona Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Fiona Bra
PRICE: $46.00
MOVING COMFORT JustRight Racer Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT JustRight Racer Bra
PRICE: $48.00
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Lacy Bikini - Eastern Mountain Sports
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Lacy Bikini
PRICE: $22.00
EXOFFICIO Women's Give-N-Go Bikini Briefs - Eastern Mountain Sports
EXOFFICIO Women's Give-N-Go Bikini Briefs
PRICE: $18.00
MOVING COMFORT Women's Alexis Sports Bra, Printed - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Alexis Sports Bra, Printed
PRICE: $14.98 to $36.00
MOVING COMFORT Rebound Racer Sports Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Rebound Racer Sports Bra
PRICE: $24.98 to $50.00
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Camisole - Eastern Mountain Sports
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Camisole
PRICE: $38.00
MOVING COMFORT Workout Bikini - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Workout Bikini
PRICE: $16.00
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Tights, Factory Seconds - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Tights, Factory Seconds
PRICE: $45.00
SALE: $22.50
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Crew, L/S, Factory Seconds - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight Crew, L/S, Factory Seconds
PRICE: $45.00
SALE: $22.50
MOVING COMFORT Women's Vero Sports Bra, C/D - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Vero Sports Bra, C/D
PRICE: $44.00
EMS Seamless Racerback Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Seamless Racerback Bra
PRICE: $19.98 to $34.00
EMS Women's Techwick Lightweight Crew, Factory Seconds - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Lightweight Crew, Factory Seconds
PRICE: $39.00
SALE: $19.50
THE NORTH FACE Bounce B-Gone Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
THE NORTH FACE Bounce B-Gone Bra
PRICE: $32.00
SMARTWOOL Women's NTS Micro 150 Lightweight Pattern Crew - Eastern Mountain Sports
SMARTWOOL Women's NTS Micro 150 Lightweight Pattern Crew
PRICE: $80.00
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Crossover Bra - Eastern Mountain Sports
EXOFFICIO Give-N-Go Crossover Bra
PRICE: $26.00
MOVING COMFORT Grace II Bra, DD - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Grace II Bra, DD
PRICE: $46.00
SALE: $29.98
MOVING COMFORT Out-of-Sight Thong - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Out-of-Sight Thong
PRICE: $14.00
MOVING COMFORT Women's Urban X-Over Bra, A/B - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Urban X-Over Bra, A/B
PRICE: $24.98 to $42.00
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight 1/2 Zip, Factory Seconds - Eastern Mountain Sports
EMS Women's Techwick Midweight 1/2 Zip, Factory Seconds
PRICE: $49.00
SALE: $24.50
MOVING COMFORT Women's Vero Sports Bra, A/B - Eastern Mountain Sports
MOVING COMFORT Women's Vero Sports Bra, A/B
PRICE: $44.00

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