Sports Bra Reviews: How To Pick The Right Model For Your Body

04/23/2013 09:08 am ET

Sports bras may be the unsung heroes of your workout gear. They don't get star-studded, inspiring ads the way your sneakers do. People don't wax on about their technology or how they improve a workout. In fact, talking about sports bras -- their fit, their function -- is at once so awkward and so truly individualized that we don't have a good way to talk about them ... until now!

At Healthy Living, we believe that having the right sports bra makes a huge difference when it comes to enjoying your workout. And only 15 to 20 percent of women are wearing the right bra size for their bodies, LaJean Lawson, an adjunct professor of exercise and sport science at Oregon State University, revealed to Shape.

We called in the big guns for this sports gear review. As in previous reviews (you can see our feelings on running shoes here and our piece on fitness trackers here), we've divvied up the work, but in this instance we enlisted some extra HuffPost staffers to make sure all sizes and activity-types were represented. We also decided to remain anonymous on this one. As you well know, dear reader, this is one area that's, ah, sensitive.

Read on for our best picks:

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