High-Impact Sports Bras

A sports bra for running can’t just be cute—it also has to give you the support to move freely the confidence to push the pace. You’ll find both with these high-impact sports bras from top brands like Brooks, Nike, New Balance and more.

When you’re tearing it up at the gym and then tearing across town to pick up the kids, these high-impact sports bras will support you every step of the way.

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What Is a High-Impact Sports Bra?

A high-impact sports bra is meant for activities that involve a lot of intense movements, like jumping or bouncing, that cause your breasts to move more. A sports bra classified as “high-impact” will help control excess movement better than a low-impact sports bra or medium-impact sports bra.

When to Wear a High-Impact Sports Bra

Comfort is key when choosing a sports bra. Some women can comfortably wear a low- or medium-impact model for high-impact activities, while other women need more support. In general, though, high-impact sports bras are best for sports and activities like:

  • Running
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • CrossFit
  • High-intensity interval training (HIIT)

Best-Selling High-Impact Sports Bras

When you’re running, a good high-impact sports bra is as important as your running shoes. So it’s important to find one that fits well and supports you in every moment. Here are some of the most popular high-impact bras in the industry:

  • Brooks Dare Crossback Run Bra. The Dare Crossback is part of the new Dare Collection of Run Bras from Brooks. Designed with modern technology, like free-cut construction and DriLayer Horsepower fabric, the Crossback is offers unrivaled support and comfort
  • Brooks Dare Racerback Run Bra. Get run-ready support with racerback styling in the Brooks Dare Racerback. Front-adjustable straps and an adjustable back closure let you dial in the fit
  • New Balance Power X Sports Bra. The Power X sports bra pairs high-impact support with supremely soft jersey fabric for a luxurious—and confident—feel. The moisture-wicking fabric and breathable cups work with adjustable padded straps to keep you comfortable and controlled