Since we pulled on our first pair of leggings, the sports bra has remained a natural counterpart. And these days—with superstars like Misty Copeland and Ronda Rousey as trendsetters—the racer-back tops have never looked better. But even with the countless sleek shapes and straps available, we can’t overlook those often-steep prices. Which got us thinking: What would actually happen if we ditched sports bras entirely?
Unfortunately there haven’t been any long term studies to definitively say that a bra, sports or otherwise, actually help with the Cooper’s ligaments. That said, a properly fitting bra is the first problem.