Beating Bra Burn

3 years ago every one of my long runs was tainted by the dreaded bra burn. In fact every step I took past the 12km mark would elicit that horrific chinese-burn type pain, and that wasn’t even the worst of it. Hitting the shower post work out had me squealing in agony! Not to mention […]
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Is it ok to wear a Sports Bra everyday? Read on…

Most women I’ve met and fitted enjoy the security of being in a Sports Bra, so it’s no surprise that I am often asked if it’s ok to wear a Sports Bra all day. I suppose it depends on the bra…. Breast tissue is often referred to as delicate tissue. The female breast has no […]
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What you never knew about bra sizing…. and cup volume.

So you know, I wrote this blog post about 6 times. Had we not be living in the technologically advanced world that we do right now I would be sitting amoungst a sea of screwed up paper…. Instead I am just clutching a cup of strong coffee and taking my mild frustration out on my […]
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Sports Medicine Australia ‘Be Active’ conference, Deirdre McGhee

This weekend saw me trek to Sydney for Sports Medicine Australia’s annual conference. SMA has recently funded a project led by Breast Health Researcher Deirdre McGhee to increase the awareness of Breast health in sport. They have recently put out a brochure titled ‘Exercise & Breast Support’ that is available to download via their website, […]
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Some of the science behind breast biomechanics

Studies recently conducted in the UK have shown there to be a vast difference in movement of the breast unsupported (bare chested or an everyday bra) versus movement in a Sports Bra. I have recreated images to depict these different motions below. Unsupported, pendulum motion. Supported, butterfly motion. When looking at the two images above […]
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There’s more than just bounce to worry about

Most of us have heard (and experienced) the bounce factor while jogging… So it’d be fair to say we are all familiar with the concept that our breasts can leap in the vertical direction. This vertical displacement accounts for roughly 50% of our total breast movement. But, what most women are uninformed about is the […]
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