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I absolutely love these bras. I owned different types of shock absorber but somehow wear these particular one the most. Once you've worked out your size, they are super comfortable - no bouncing, no pain and they come in lovely design too which is an added bonus. They come up quite small which is what you need for a sport bra; I would however recommend going up a band and down one cup size. I am a 34D and all my shock absorber bras are 36C.
I am 38H in the Shock Absorber Sports Bra. I have four of these at home. I have had two for at least 18 months if not longer. When I exercise, I only use these. Unfortunately, no amount of support will stop my large chest from bouncing but I do manage a jog with this bra without feeling like I'm being attacked by my breasts. It washes well even with regular use (that is why I have four). Keeps it's shape. The fit is spot on. Good selection of designs. Price varies but I haven't paid more that £20 for each bra. I will buy again.
My god this is difficult to put on, partly because it is *so tight*, but that's where most of the support comes from. Saying that, if you don't like feeling like you're being squeezed within an inch of your life, order a band size up. I am a 32D and ordered this size but its super tight even on the loosest settings. The clasp in the middle of the back is a big awkward but I appreciate its adjustable - the adjustable straps are great and once you get them right it's a comfortable bra. I train for hockey 3x a regular week and our sessions are intense, this bra was PERFECT, absolutely no bouncing or moving (and I'm a D/DD cup). Would recommend for larger bust girls but if you don't want it super super tight, go up 1 band size.
This is the best sports bra I’ve found for high impact sports, i have about 8 of this style in total now, in various colour/prints, they last a good couple of years with regular use. (Running, HIIT, snowboarding). Yes, the fit is small, super tight around the ribs so if you want more comfort then size up on the chest, but this is designed to be tight, I wouldn’t use it for yoga or other low-impact activities. This is the only sports bra I’ve found where I feel so strappped in there is zero ‘jiggle’ (I’m a 32C and no other sports bra can cut it like this). If, like me, you do a lot of sports and want to protect your best ‘assets’ then I highly recommend the Shock Absorber.
This bra was so small, it appeared childlike, and totally unwearable!
I've sent it back for a refund, and as a result, I'm unable to comment any further on performance. Ridiculous sizing.
I'm usually a 32 band; there is NO WAY this bra is a 32 fit, it felt more like a 28, or a 30 at a push.
The sizing was so ridiculous, with fairly short straps also; although I'm tall,with limited options for adjustment. I would not order this type of bra again, and have instead ordered a different type of shock absorber, again, with odd sizing. Their 32 is DEFINITELY NOT a 32, and I've had to size up in this brand. Positive - colour is lovely and bright, and delivery was quick!
This bra size is really wrong. It looks good and if found the correct size would be good support I GUESS. But for me, it was a waste of money as even a size up was too small, and have to pay for returns. If the return was free I would have bought more and try to find the correct size. As a regular gym user, I need a few good sports bras.
Not a great cut actually, too low under the arms, means as it's a small cut bias, I've spilling out all over the place back, front and sides - not pretty, such a shame as the fabric is pretty - get a bigger cup size is my advice.
I like this bra a lot. It is not going to work for running for me but it will work for my weightlifting and yoga for sure. Colours are amazing. I ordered this is a 36D as I usually do with shock absorber even though I wear a 34D or 34DD and I find it is perfect for me
It’s a very nice design. I bought it a size up and actually can’t use it for jumping around. Instead I use it for yoga and more moderate exercise. If you need it for hiit or running I would advise your usual size - even though it feels tight.
I have bought this bra many times in grey and decided to have a change. Having bought 2 and the same happened both times within a week of it arriving. I realised the mesh fabric used at the back near the fastener is not strong enough to withstand getting it on, the fabric in the grey bra is the same for the whole product and much stronger. Ripped so badly so couldn't wear again.