For most women who wear a D-cup through J (yes, that’s a D, E, F, G, H, I, and J!), finding a sports bra feels nearly impossible. Sports bras for busty girls that provide much-needed support aren’t easy to come by — but trust us, they’re out there. So if hitting the gym is high on your resolution list, then listen up. There’s more to picking out a brassiere built for comfort and speed than just fabrication. With factors like lift, bounce, and adjustability in mind, we’ve discovered a handful of styles that work for you while you’re working out. Here’s everything you need to know to nab the elusive best-fitting sports bra created for a fuller cup.

Lift and Separate

Supportive undergarments for ladies with a D+ keep the girls lifted away from the rib cage at every sweaty moment of your workout, regardless of whether you’ve opted for an underwire or wireless style. Each breast needs full encapsulation, allowing the bra cup to surround your chest and keep it snugly in its spot. Avoiding uni-boob is just one of the many benefits of a smart buy.

Glamorise Sports Bra

1. Glamorise No-Bounce Camisole Sports Bra ($39): This best selling sports bra (36DD and 36DDD are top sizes sold at Kohl’s) has what it takes to rein in boobs that move from side to side during high-impact workouts. Make sure there is no spillage with this cami-style neckline that goes up to a J cup.

Control bounce

Brands spend years scientifically testing bras in order to reach the ultimate goal — no bounce. When you try on options, do jumping jacks to make sure your breasts remain firmly in place. Pullover styles are not welcome in your arsenal of activewear as they tend to sacrifice bounce control for flexibility. Instead, choose a bra that closes in the front or back for easy (and effective) wear.

Wacoal Sports Bra2. Wacoal Sport Underwire Bra ($65): Women up to size H love this bra that boasts an underwire on the outside (yes, you read that right). This unique exposed feature minimizes the movement of the breasts during activity of any intensity.

keep it customized

Every woman’s torso length, band size, and boob depth are different. Being able to tighten the band or shorten the strap with a few extra hooks is essential when you’re kicking a punching bag, going for a run, and everything in between. Don’t discount convertible bras (where you can crisscross straps) that add an additional layer or customization to fit your shoulder width.

Le Mystere Sports Bra

3. Le Mystere Hi-Impact Convertible Sports Bra ($62): Get ready for a padded underwire and convertible straps that go all the way to a size G. Lightweight foam pads give you a natural shape so that you look like you’re wearing an everyday bra on your way to and from the gym.

Pay attention to the details

Sports bras are performance garments, so reach for buys that are technically superior to your go-to style. Your collection should include options that are breathable, moisture-wicking, and with flat seams (for no chafing) and comfort straps (no digging in at the shoulders).

Natori Sports Bra

4. Natori Zen Contour Convertible Sport Bra ($70): With Cool Dry Fabric and Aqua X Mesh, this style is designed to keep you cool while you work up a sweat. Women up to a size G can switch up the convertible straps for extra lift and support.

Get Fitted

It may seem like a lot of effort, but getting a professional fitting will ensure the best buy for your bust. A sports bra will feel tight (you shouldn’t be able to place more than one finger under the band) but never uncomfortable. Signs that you are not wearing the right size include straps that slip off of the shoulder, band riding up in the back, gaping in the cups, or an overflow of the cups. Almost always the key to a better fit is going down in the band size (from 36 to 34, for example) and up in the cup size (like from a C to a D).

Title Nine Sports Bra

5. Trade-Up Sports Bra by Shock Absorber ($79): Reach for this wire-free workhorse that goes up to a size E (equal to a DDD in Shock Absorber boob lingo). It divides and conquers like nobody’s business and has a two-point closure for an iron-clad hold.

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