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Shock Absorber

Max Sports Bra by Shock Absorber

BE53
£31.00
This high impact wire-free sports top is very comfortable and because it's a crop top it can be worn as outerwear in the gym.

Standard - UK First Class Post: £3.95

We normally aim to despatch your order within 3 working days, so you can expect delivery within 5 working days – if you live overseas this may take a little longer. Some items that show as in stock on our website have slightly longer delivery times – around 4-7 days. This is usually because they are not available at our warehouse, but have to be recalled from one of our shops before we can send them to you – we’ll do this as quickly as we can.

Next Day - UK Only: £6.95

These orders must be placed by 4:30pm, Monday-Friday, to guarantee next working day delivery. Exceptions apply – click here for more details.

Europe: £5.95

Rest of the world: £7.95

If you live outside the EU, please be aware that local customs or import duties may be charged when your parcel reaches your country. We have no control over these charges, so unfortunately cannot predict what they will be.

For full delivery details please see our delivery & returns page.

FREE UK returns

If you are not entirely happy with your purchase we are happy to refund or exchange items. Please return them to us unworn, with all labels intact, within 28 days. You can do this free of charge in the UK by using the freepost label included in your order, printing a freepost label from our website or in one of our shops. Bravissimo will insure your parcel if you obtain a free proof of postage certificate from the Post Office (UK customers only). If you are looking to exchange any items no further postage and packaging charges will be incurred.

For full details of our returns policy or to download a freepost label click here.

Returns from overseas

When returning goods from overseas please mark your package as clearly as possible as "RETURNED GOODS" and return to: Bravissimo Pepperberry, Unit 7-8 Spa Park, Juno Drive, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3AJ, United Kingdom

For full details of how to return goods from overseas please click here.

  • Soft full cup
  • 2 hook fastening in D cups and needs to be pulled over your head
  • 4 hooks in DD-HH cups
  • Polyester polyamide elastane
  • Made from moisture-wicking, breathable, high performance fabrics
  • Please note, our Pink shade is available exclusively online
  • Some sizes are currently awaiting stock but you can still order them now. Click on the size below for more information.
  • View product care guide

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2828D - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days28E - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days  28G - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days28GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days28H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days
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3232D - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days32DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32E - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32F - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32FF - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32G - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days32HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days
3434D - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34E - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34F - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34FF - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34G - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days34HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days
3636D - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days36DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days36E - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36F - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36FF - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36G - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days36HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days
3838D - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days38E - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38F - Order now for delivery late April38FF - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38G - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days
4040D - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days40DD - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days40E - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days40F - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days40FF - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days40G - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days40GG - Order now, UK standard delivery 4-7 days40H - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days40HH - Order now, UK standard delivery 3-5 days

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Reviews

Max Sports Bra by Shock Absorber

4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.5 5 Average rating for 54 reviews.

Reviews for this colour

19 February 2015
Anne (Oslo, Norway) see all reviews by 'Anne'
28G
Never
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3/5 To small!!!
The waist was too small! I use 28 but this is insane!!! This can not fit a child! I have to use two extenders to be able to use it. I recomend trying it in a shop and not buy online, like I did...
True To Size: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 Fit & Support: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Product Quality: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Value For Money: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Style: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
28G
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
14 February 2015
Aryn (Calgary, Canada) see all reviews by 'Aryn'
32E
Never
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4/5 Way to go for a sports bra
I have purchased this bra three times now, and will continue to keep it as my faithful sports bra. This bra is fantastic and only has one slight flaw - the initial fit. I find the bra to fit super tight in the beginning - around the band and in the cups. (I have never chosen to go up a size further as with time and extensive weekly use it loosens up). I would suggest buying this bra in your size and just let your active wear and tear loosen the band and the initial snug feeling - no one wants a bouncy chest at the gym!
True To Size: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Fit & Support: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Product Quality: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Value For Money: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
32E
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
14 November 2014
Caroline (Auburn, USA) see all reviews by 'Caroline'
34G
Within Last 6 Months
In store
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5/5 Exceptional Bra
I ordered the 34G and although the cup size was exceptional, the 34 was a little bit small. I used this bra to work out and now it fits since I've lost some weight. Otherwise, it's my favorite bra to wear on a constant basis.
True To Size: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Fit & Support: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Product Quality: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Value For Money: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
34G
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
23 September 2014
Karen (ABERDEEN, UK) see all reviews by 'Karen'
30E
Within Last 6 Months
In store
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5/5 Fantastic support, snug fit
I bought this bra the other day after I caught my reflection while wearing an old sports bra and being horrified by the amount of bouncing that was going on. Just went on my first run with this one - what a huge difference! All the upper back ache I'd been putting down to bad posture has completely vanished, I've never felt so supported by a sports bra - and all without underwires! The straps are a little fiddly, but they seem to distribute support very effectively once on. My only real criticism is that the sizes are a bit off. I'm normally a 30E, but had to take a 30FF in this (the 30E was so tight it somehow gave me cleavage!) so maybe be aware of this if buying online. Otherwise perfect - can't wait to properly test it in my half marathon next weekend :)
True To Size: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Fit & Support: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Product Quality: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Value For Money: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Style: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
30FF
Instore
Yes, I would recommend this product.
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Reviews for other colours

14 April 2015
Emme (Finland) see all reviews by 'Emme'
30GG
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1/5 Bad support
I would have loved this beautifyl pink bra. However, it didn't give me much support and I had some issues with sizing as well. I usually wear 30GG, but based on my previous experience on Shock Absorber I decided to try 32G and 32GG. 32 was indeed the right band size for me, but oddly, even 32G was too big in the cup. Because this bra seemed much less supportive than the D+ Max Sports Bra I've been wearing before I decided to return this one and order a new D+ Max instead.
True To Size: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 Fit & Support: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 Product Quality: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Value For Money: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
32G
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
13 February 2015
Anne (GODALMING, United Kingdom) see all reviews by 'Anne'
1-2 Years
In store
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3/5 Good bra, but get it fitted!
I bought this to have as a second sports bra as I have been doing more running recently, and was relying on my old Max Sports bra, which I've had for a few years. This is a different style to the original, more of a crop top and does look nice. It doesn't 'lift and separate' so it does flatten your boobs somewhat, but is very comfortable to wear. The support however, isn't as good, I get a lot more bounce with it as there is more room in it due to its shape. I read the reviews and went down a cup size AND tried it on in the store, but now wish I had asked for a second opinion - too much give means less support, but I didn't find that out until I had done a run in it, after which it was too late to return it. I will wear it, but only for short jogs, I couldn't recommend it for high impact exercise.
True To Size: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Fit & Support: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Product Quality: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Value For Money: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
30G
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
24 January 2015
Lisa (Hippolytushoef, Netherlands) see all reviews by 'Lisa'
36F
Never
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5/5 Top sports bra
I always buy shock absorber sports bra's for working out. The support is superb. This is also the case with the max sports bra. (Un)fastening the double set of hooks takes a bit of getting used to though. The colour is great. I find the bra true to size.
True To Size: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Fit & Support: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Product Quality: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Value For Money: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
36F
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
9 September 2014
Ba (Australia) see all reviews by 'Ba'
30FF
Max Sports Bra
Overall Review: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3/5 Drop in quality
I have bought the shock absorber for years and never found anything nearly as supportive for long distance running and high impact workouts. However, my latest purchase was thinner material and noticeably less supportive when training. Have you changed the product at all? It's such a shame because when I compared my new bra to my old ones it was noticeably different on the lining and the thickness/strength of the material. The bra is now also more expensive! Please let me know if the old make is still available.
True To Size: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Fit & Support: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 Product Quality: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 Value For Money: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 Style: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
30FF
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
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