remove the Velcro - not sure why this is needed; only made the bra more difficult to get on; if I was to keep this bra - I would have cut it off; unfortunately because it was very uncomfortable - I hope to return it. The sizing seems off - even though I should fit a XL according to the size chart - it was much too binding, i am a 38 B. The only thing I liked was the neckline. I hope to return it directly to Jockey
I was happy to finally find a sports bra with a hook & eye closure that fit me. I bought 2 of them. However the corners of the velcro flap in back doesn't lay flat after the first wash. This causes the velcro to stick to anything worn over the bra and causes snags. If you don't plan on wearing a piece of clothing over the bra, I suppose it would be fine, however for me it's a problem since I now have snag lines on a few tops.
I got this for my high school athlete. She is the catcher on her high school team. She is more active in an inning than a lot of people are in aerobics class - up and down and bending and stretching and throwing - so she needs a bra that is supportive and comfortable. I had her try way too many to count, and none were right. I bought this one for her and what a relief to find a bra that was right for her and me. I've washed and washed it and it still looks great...which is why I'm on line buying more. I definitely recommend that you try this if you need a high impact bra, and want to be comfortable and not "squished in."
Yes, the velcro is sticky and a bit troublesome but I think it adds to the good support of this bra. The waistband seems to "fuzz" after very few washings - maybe washing by hand would be better. My first back-closure sports bra and I will never go back to overhead! I exercise in very high impact activites like basketball and sprinting and this bra keeps me snug with great coverage!
I got this bra in an XL, and it's still a bit too small for my chest. It also doesn't have enough support for high-impact activities. Might be a good choice for smaller-busted women, but I wouldn't recommend it for above a C cup.
I will say I removed the velcro piece that covers the eyelets in the back. It's a nice idea to cover them so that it looks more like an exercise top, but the velcro somehow always got itchy. Upon removing it , there are no complaints at all. This is the most comfortable bra I've ever owned! I appreciate the broad size range.
I have been shopping for a sports bra for at least 2 years. Nothing seemed quite right. They were either too thin, too tight, no shape, or the racerback style, which I don't care for. This bra is perfect! Nice padding so there's no show through, excellent support, soft, back closure has covering, so the hooks don't dig in, it's exactly what I was looking for. I usually run three days a week and it's hot where I live, so the wicking fabric is a bonus! Thank you Jockey!!
I ride horses, and wore this to a 3 day eventing camp. It stops the bouncing at the sitting trot, didn't ride up, and was great in the moisture wicking area. I like the straps that come straight down since the racer back style in most sport bras make my shoulders sore. The velcro tab on the fastener is a bit of a bother the first time or two, but it only took twice to figure it out. I'm not sure what purpose it is supposed to serve ... maybe to keep the fastener area smooth or to strengthen it.
I love this bra. I have to cut the funny little flap off the back, though. It's velcro and designed to hide the fastener, but it makes it harder to put the bra on and ends up getting full of lint with time, so the first thing I do is cut it off. If you are a borderline size, buy one size bigger.
Although this bra is bulky, it is still comfortable. My only complaint is the scratchiness of the velcro cover on the back clasp. I cut off the velcro and that did the trick. I wore it for 8 hours at an amusement park in 80 degree humid weather and was totally comfortable the whole day.
I really like the support and fit of this bra (I have 2 of them) but the velcro needs to go. It sticks to EVERYTHING in the wash (so I have to put it in its own garment bag) and it'll stick to the shirt I'm wearing over it. Plus it makes it difficult to get the hooks on. Other than that, this is a fabulous bra. I'm tempted to get two more and just cut the velcro off.
I wear this for medium to high impact aerobic exercise and I absolutely love the fit, love the look,and love the comfort of this bra. It would be perfect if not for the velcro. It frays and then sticks to my top, also to other things in the laundry. It is very annoying and will no longer lay flat so there is a bump in the back of my tops. I wish they would make the same bra minus the velcro.
This bra would be perfect if not for the irritating velcro on the back. I bought this bra awhile back and had to cut off the corners of the velcro because it was very stiff and irritating. That felt better, but over time the velcro has curled and now shows under whatever top I'm wearing. I ordered it again, thinking surely they fixed this by now, but they haven't. I guess I will just cut the whole thing off this time.
This sports bra is very comfortable once it is on, but it is really difficult to fasten the clips in back. The velcro flap sticks to the panel of eyelets so you can't get the hooks in there. It is maddening to try to keep the velcro flap out of the way while hooking the two parts together. If you wear this bra, build in extra time for changing your clothes before your workout. You'll get a warm up wrestling with it.
I wear this at the gym... the velcro rubs against my back...if I use the last hook at the end it lays against my back too...The bra would be perfect except for the closure. Like the way the straps fit.
Great fit but after one wash on gentle cycle the velcro didn't work as well. The bra looks very worn after only a few washes even with line drying. Would expect it to be more durable at that price. I have $12 bras thst I've thrown in the dryer that look better after a year than these 2 bras looked after one wash. Disappointing as the fit is great.
The Velcro gets attached to other clothes in my gm bag if I'm not careful. If I do sit ups the bulky clasp digs in to my back. The clasp makes it difficult to put on. The cups make my chest look lumpy. Ew.
I think the support is good. However, the bra is too thick with too many layers of material. I have only worn it once for a 6 mile jog and now I have 3 very bad chafing marks around my chest area -- one of them bled. I also don't like the velcro closing bit -- what is the point? I am going to try to return this sports bra. It needs a redesign.
As a fitness instructor, I have searched for a great sports bra, and this is it. Nice snug fit with wonderful support for high impact execises. (You should size upward.) Loved the padded portion which is perfect for cold gyms and thin athletic wear. The only down side is the velcro on the enclosure. Loved the straps, but would like a raceback version for certain tops too.
I bought 2 of these bras for their support. I am a breast cancer survivor and this is the most comfortable bra I have had since my lumpectomy. I hope it comes out in additional colors. I would love a pink one!!! It is extremely wearable in the Florida heat. I have been wearing them daily. I love the conventional straps rather than the racing style. It works under all my clothes.
I highly recommend this bra to runners. Over the course of a couple months I searched [...] and had my eyes open even in [...] and any other store I was in for a good, solid, high impact sports bra and then.....FINALLY!! Was shopping in the Jockey outlet store for my panties and there it was....tried on 1, bought 2 and went back for 2 more. Love the regular bra style, it's very comfortable and GREAT (perfect!) for high impact exercise. Oh....and the "girls" look pretty nice in this bra as well!!
I loved the bra except for the velcro piece that goes over the hooks. When you fasten the bra, the velcro piece gets in the way. I cut that piece off, and now, I love it! I will definitely buy more. I'm a 34C, and I run at least 2 miles a day. This bra gives excellent support without compressing too much. You won't get the dreaded "uniboob."
I wear this bra when taking yoga and Pilates because of all the position changes. It gives great support, never needs adjusting, is thick enough to smooth out my shape, but does not hinder breathing or desired movement. I exercise without bother.
"I use the product daily for workouts and sometimes I wear one after workouts for everyday wear. I find it very supportive and comfortable. I love the fact that it has hooks so I'm not struggling to get a soaking wet sports bra off over my head."
I wear this bra to my Pilates mat classes. We change positions often from standing to crunches, to back lifts. I never have to worry about breast discomfort with this bra as it supports in all positions. I would not wear it for jogging, however, as it is tight enough to restrict heavy breathing. It's hard to put on until you get the hang of lifting the velcro portion of the strap behind your back, but once that's learned, it's fine. The velcro protects the hooks, which is good. Better to wash and dry it in a mesh bag. Otherwise the hooks can be ruined.
I love this bra. I'm planning on getting another one, and I don't feel any need whatsoever to shop around - I'm getting this one again. I would recommend trying it on first and jumping and jogging in place. (I am a 36D in some bras but I got this in a medium!) I feel very comfortable and supported. Everything stays put. Sometimes, though, the velcro around the clasp can be kind of annoying, but either I got used to it or that stopped over time.
I've been wearing this sports bra for a couple of years, and I love it. I am pretty self conscience about the girls when I'm at the gym, and I used to wear a cami over my sports bra to make sure they stayed in place. This sports bra fixed that! I find it to be very supportive, and my sister even commented on it the other day (that she liked the way it looked/the way it made me look). I'll probably order it in black as well.
I love this high impact sports bra. It's really comfortable and the descriptions of the bra were really true. I mainly use it for running. I bought 1 to try it out and returned to buy another. Love it and highly recommmend it.
I've been looking for this for years. Sports bras never seem to have any padding at all, which helps when you're in yoga or other exercise classes and need a little modesty protection! It's comfortable and well-made.
I use this product for all types of exercise (aerobics, walking, pilates, yoga, gym, etc.), and when I'm doodling around the house cleaning, washing--dress down days. I love the fit and the hook and eye closure. I don't have to be a contortionist trying to pull it over my head or up through my legs. The cups give great support and are the absolute best modesty shield. The cups make me look natural, not largely enhanced like some of the sports bra cups do. My fear is that one day it will go away, it's that good.
I have purchased many sports bras and none have met my expectations like this one. This gives me the support I am looking for when doing high impact aerobics. For once I have a bra I do not feel like I am falling out of while working out. It stays in place and allows me to focus on the workout rather than worrying if everything is in place. I won't even consider purchasing another sports bra - THIS IS IT! I love them - currently have 4 and plan to purchase more.
I was apprehensive about this product becuase I had already tried one from Jockey and returned it. I got advice from a personal shopper at Jockey and ordered this one. I do high impact kick boxing and this is perfect! No sliding around and the straps stay in place. Great fit and seems to wash well.
I wear this bra for all purposes but primarily with my work attire. It feels good, looks good under my clothes, provides nice smooth lines under my blouses, and gives excellent support. The band is a little snug but not excessively tight or uncomfortable. I bought more!
I've searched for some time to add/replace a sports bra. Don't like racerbacks or "over the head" styles (how do you remove those when you are hot/sweaty anyhow?!) Was going to send this back to Jockey...found that velcro tab (more than) very frustrating! But, since so many of you have cut it off, I will too and just keep it. I like it other than the velcro issue. Did find I needed a larger size than expected. I think it runs small. Mine is grey color and I enjoy that.
I had to go up a size, they run small, otherwise it fits great. I use it for aerobics & strength training, is very flexible and stays out of the way, & very comfortable. The velcro is a hassle!, I probably will soon cut it off like most of the consumers.