Everything you need to know to get the best fit.
The first sports bras were big on support, but "provided all the comfort of a boa constrictor," says Bryant Stamford, director of the Health Promotion and Wellness Center at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Today's sports bras are functional, comfortable, and even fashionable, but there are dozens of styles and shapes to choose from.
Stamford researched the subject for an article in The Physician and Sports Medicine, a trade journal for doctors and athletic trainers. Here are his shopping tips: