People find dozens of reasons to avoid working out. These range from having little to no time, not having access to a gym or any gym equipment. However, the fitness world has been working steadily to eliminate these issues. The 7-minute workouts that can be done at home for those pressed on time. The bodyweight workouts for those that don’t have a home gym or equipment. Apps that count your steps for the day. Calorie counters to show whether you are in a deficit or a surplus. Programs that give you advice and workouts designed to best suit your body type.
But women face a unique challenge when it comes to preparing for a productive workout. Wearing the right bra. Women that go into an intense workout wearing an unsupported bra can experience discomfort, whether the workout style is cardio, lifting weights or even yoga. Engaging in high impact workouts without the right bra can leave women with issues down the line. Besides the discomfort and aching, women can have irreversible tissue damage in their breasts. Stretch marks and sagging are also results from improper clothing. And it doesn’t stop there. This damage can extend to the nerve tissue and issues in the neck and back.
Investing in the right bra can provide a more enjoyable and comfortable experience. Even the accountability coach, “Nique” knew that she should have the right type of bra for her personal weight loss journey. She saw a need and created her own high support sports bra brand, Fit for a Queen.
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Nique posted a photo in one of the Fit for a Queen bras on her personal Instagram, letting it be known that no matter what size a woman is, she needs to be in a supportive bra.
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𝐍𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐢𝐳𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞, 𝐚𝐧 𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐛𝐫𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐫𝐮𝐢𝐧 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐨𝐮𝐭. 𝗪𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐟𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭, 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐧'𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐧'𝐭 𝐞𝐧𝐣𝐨𝐲 𝐢𝐭. —— 𝐀𝐯𝐨𝐢𝐝 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐛𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐅𝐈𝐓 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐀 𝐐𝐔𝐄𝐄𝐍 𝐇𝐈𝐆𝐇 𝐒𝐔𝐏𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐬. 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐞𝐧𝐣𝐨𝐲𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮’𝐥𝐥 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐬. —— 𝐍𝐎𝗪 𝐀𝐕𝐀𝐈𝐋𝐀𝐁𝐋𝐄 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐏𝐔𝐑𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐒𝐄 (LINK IN MY BIO) 𝗪𝐰𝐰.𝐅𝐢𝐭𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐍𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞.𝐜𝐨𝐦 𝐒𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐬 𝐌-𝟐𝐱𝐥 🔥 #weightloss #fitness #weightlossjourney #healthy #healthylifestyle #health #gym #workout #fit #diet #fitfam #fitnessmotivation #motivation #nutrition #fatloss #weightlossmotivation #weightlosstransformation #ad #lifestyle #food #fitspo #goals #fitnessjourney #eatclean #inspiration #IF #trusttheprocess #HolidayHIIT
There are a couple of things to keep in mind to ensure that you are investing in the correct type of bra. Make sure that the bra fits correctly. If a bra is too tight or too loose, it will cause as much damage as not wearing a bra at all. Some sports bra also size differently than the everyday bra. When researching which bra is right for you, keep in mind how the sizes may differ.
Nique advises anyone buying from her site to order the next size up from their regular bra size. Another tip in being properly supported, replace the bra regularly. Through repeated use and runs in the washing machine, the bra will lose its elasticity. Women in the fitness community, like Nique, have introduced their own sports bra brand to ensure that another reason to not enjoy working out has been eliminated.
Born with a pen and notebook, Jaenaeva Watson is a creative writer beginning her next step as a journalist. She graduated 2017 from the University of West Georgia where she majored in journalism and minored in creative writing. She is a first-generation American, born and raised in College Park, Ga. Jaenaeva wants to travel the world with her daughter, writing about her experiences.