Review | Anita Active Air Control Sports Bra – No Underwire, No Rubbing

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I’ve never really had a problem with my sports bra being too heavy, so the fact that this one claimed to be the world’s lightest sports bra wasn’t all that important to me. However, the fact that the Anita Active Air had no underwiring yet was still the shape of a normal bra with hooks and eyes had its appeal.

Anita Active Air Sports Bra no-wiring Womens Clothing
Even the model on the website has some wrinkles on the cups.
Anita Active Air Sports Bra Womens Clothing
Synthetic wicking fabrics keep you cool.

The bra cups are made of two layers of fabric: one solid pink which has almost no stretch to it, and an outer mesh layer which also does not stretch. The straps are wide over the tops of the shoulders and slightly padded, and taper into where they join the bra at the front, and into the wide elastic at the back.

Anita Sports Bra Womens Clothing
Straps are broad and padded over the shoulders.
Anita Sports Bra Womens Clothing
Stretch side panels with one way stretch stripe.

A wide elastic band goes round the body, with a slightly textured, almost fluffy inside against the skin. Side panels are made of a different grey mesh to the cups, and are very stretchy. Where the cups meet the underarms, there is a vertical stretch strip, which stretches along the length but not the width of the strip – presumably providing some of the support.

The bra opens out completely at the back – this is not an over-the-head bra or crop top. There are three bust circumferences positions each secured with three hooks and eyes, making it quite substantial feel but distributing the weight across a broader area.

Anita Active Air Sports Bra Womens Clothing
Broad and secure fastening.

The Fit

 

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Review Info

Brand:Anita
Product:Active Air Control Sports Bra
From:Boobydoo.co.uk
Price:£54
Tested:by Hannah and Amanda for 4 months

Hannah Dobson

Hannah came to Singletrack having decided there must be more to life than meetings. Having worked in policy and project management roles at the Scottish Parliament and in local government, Hannah had organisational skills that SIngletrack needed. She also likes bikes, and likes to write.

Hannah likes all bikes, but especially unusual ones. If it’s a bit odd, or a bit niche, or made of metal, she’s probably going to get excited. If it gets her down some steep stuff, all the better. She’ll give most things a go once, she tries not to say no to anything on a bike, unless she really thinks it’s going to hurt. She’s pretty good with steri-strips.

More than bikes, Hannah likes what bikes do. She thinks that they link people and places; that cycling creates a connection between us and our environment; bikes create communities; deliver freedom; bring joy; and improve fitness. They're environmentally friendly and create friendly environments.

Hannah tries to write about all these things in the hope that others might discover the joy of bikes too.

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