Shock Absorber RUN bra

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Lilia VII
Reviewed: 23 August 2012

Good for short and long runs.Researched extensively before buying this one and I'm very happy with my choice.

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Fit:
4.0
Comfort:
4.0
Bounce:
5.0
Wicking:
4.0

Lilia VII would recommend this product
mimaduck
Reviewed: 30 January 2012

less bounce for your buck!

Brilliant support, quite a good level of "compression" and infinitely less bounce than my old M&S one! Tried it out today for the 1st test run - only a little 2.5 miler but I didn't have to hold the girls in place!

So comfortable to wear, no rubbing, no chaffing, brilliantly padded straps and lovely wide straps too.
A little bit fiddly to get the main hook/eye fastening done up due to the level of compression but once you master that bit, no cons at all!
Brilliant. We'll see how it goes as I get to use it on longer runs but fingers crossed that it stays as brilliant as it is now!
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Fit:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Bounce:
5.0
Wicking:
4.0

mimaduck would recommend this product
kathryn doudican
Reviewed: 13 January 2012

Great control but a little small on the back size

I really found that this reduced movement to virtually nothing.
I found that back size quite small, even though I'd ordered my regular size. A little bit tricky to fasten.
Behaves as it should, looks good but it might be worth ordering a size bigger around the back.
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Fit:
3.0
Comfort:
4.0
Bounce:
5.0
Wicking:
5.0

kathryn doudican would recommend this product
stina.com
Reviewed: 19 September 2011

Loved the fabric,though it could be more breathable,there is a SERIOUS DESIGN FAULT,which makes it unreliable.

Soft fabric, hardly any rubbing or bounce.
I have used several Shock Absorber bras and always loved them. This specific model seems to have a design problem.Once the bra gets really wet the strap tends to get off the hook leaving you with one strap only. I have tried to fix it and before wearing my shirt I sort of test it, but no matter how careful I am at the 3rd 4th mile the strap comes off the hook and I am left running with one strap only. I thought it was only me, but from the previous reviews I can see that this is indeed a design problem and I am surprised that this is happening to a ShockAbsorber bra.
Nice soft feeling, but not reliable. I wish I could get my money back.
Score breakdown



Fit:
4.0
Comfort:
4.0
Bounce:
4.0
Wicking:
2.0

stina.com would not recommend this product
grumpycow
Reviewed: 19 September 2011

Probably the best sports bra I've tried - it even beats the old style M & S (but only just)

Snug and secure fit, not a hint of a chafe anywhere. I had no problem with any of the clasps or clips but did put it on with the top clasp already done up and slipped it over my head.It didn't feel at all sweaty whilst it was on, though it had a good bashing as I had done a 16 miler for its inaugural trial! I'm a 38B and am pleased to announce that the bounce was virtually eliminated! Washed and dried easily.
I was very conscious of the top clasp whilst wearing it - but suspect that was only because it was unfamiliar.
Great bra - had been intending to try one for ages and now wish I had done before. Just beats the old M&S which did chafe the underside of my right arm very slightly on the longer runs. If you shop around you can get this bra at a very competitive price. I will definately be buying another of these.
Score breakdown



Fit:
5.0
Comfort:
4.0
Bounce:
5.0
Wicking:
5.0

grumpycow would recommend this product
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