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Shock Absorber

Max Sports Bra by Shock Absorber

BE53
Was: £30.00   Now: £21.00
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
  • View product care guide

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2828D - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28DD - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28E - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28F - Unavailable28FF - Unavailable28G - Unavailable28GG - Unavailable28H - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days28HH - Unavailable
3030D - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days30DD - Unavailable30E - Unavailable30F - Unavailable30FF - Unavailable30G - Unavailable30GG - Unavailable30H - Unavailable30HH - Unavailable
3232D - Unavailable32DD - Unavailable32E - Unavailable32F - Unavailable32FF - Unavailable32G - Unavailable32GG - Unavailable32H - Unavailable32HH - Unavailable
3434D - Unavailable34DD - Unavailable34E - Unavailable34F - Unavailable34FF - Unavailable34G - Unavailable34GG - Unavailable34H - Unavailable34HH - Unavailable
3636D - Unavailable36DD - Unavailable36E - Unavailable36F - Unavailable36FF - Unavailable36G - Unavailable36GG - Unavailable36H - Unavailable36HH - Unavailable
3838D - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days38DD - Unavailable38E - Unavailable38F - Unavailable38FF - Unavailable38G - Unavailable38GG - Unavailable38H - Unavailable38HH - Unavailable
4040D - In stock, UK standard delivery 3-5 days40DD - Unavailable40E - Unavailable40F - Unavailable40FF - Unavailable40G - Unavailable40GG - Unavailable40H - Unavailable40HH - Unavailable

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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 72 reviews.

Reviews for this colour

3 August 2012
Scarlet (Manchester, UK) see all reviews by 'Scarlet'
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
I'm sure this bra would be OK for someone under a D-Cup. However, I am a 34HH and this bra was ridiculously small. When I eventually got it on, my boobs spilled out over the top and sides and I looked like I was wearing a C cup. Won't be ordering this again and the only other sports bra Bravissimo have that would fit me has terrible reviews, so I'll have to look elsewhere!
Yes, I would recommend this product.
20 July 2012
Sayaka (London, UK) see all reviews by 'Sayaka'
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
VERDICT: A bit of a pain to get on but perfect for some including myself, but make sure you get fitted. Back size runs a size smaller than normal. I'm usually a 28FF but had to go up a band size and a cup size to a 30FF to get a good fit. I couldn't physically get the 28 band on by myself, I was told that sports bras are meant to be more of a struggle, but the lovely lady on fitting kindly confirmed that I wasn't crazy, and that the 28 was too tight. She tried me in a 30F but wasn't happy about how much boob she could see on top. She was happier with the fit of the 30FF, and I'm glad I trusted her. After a few wears, the extra cup size that seemed a bit too much of a cover up at first, has definitely meant better support! I just wish they'd make fully adjustable straps, and give up with the double hook!! This makes it a pain to get on. Not for all boob shapes but it was good for me :)
Yes, I would recommend this product.
18 June 2012
C (Warwick, UK) see all reviews by 'C'
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
I have NEVER found a sports bra that I felt so secure and 'bounce-free' in! I am a 32FF and this bra is true to size. I wear it for zumba and DVD workouts and it's really comfortable & supportive. I have the purple/aqua colour and it looks great as outer-wear too!
Yes, I would recommend this product.
15 June 2012
Amy (Canada) see all reviews by 'Amy'
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
This is by far the BEST sports bra I have ever owned. I used to wear 3 at one time just to get the support, coverage and shock-absorption I needed. I am currently a 32GG - but went up 1 cup size to a 32H for this bra and the fit is perfection, and I can actually do decent jumping jacks without knocking myself out or have one of the girls pop out on their own. I would also like to thank the Bravissimo on-line Customer support team. I originally ordered completely the wrong size and the assistance received via e-mail in finding the right size and the return/exchange was extremely helpful and seamless. This is such a great company - I wish they would open here in Canada!!! I feel that I can openly speak for all large chested Canadian women - We need you!! :)
Yes, I would recommend this product.
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Reviews for other colours

10 July 2014
Cat (New Zealand) see all reviews by 'Cat'
30HH
2+ Years
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 Favourite!!
I wear this as an everyday bra and wear it till it literally falls apart. They last for at least 10 months. It gives great support and holds me all in. I hate having big boobs and this does a good job at concealing it for me. I have had several of these and love the black one. Just wish it was all black and no white on it as the white goes yuck after time.
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: 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: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
30HH
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
24 June 2014
Emma (NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, United Kingdom) see all reviews by 'Emma'
32DD
Within Last 6 Months
In store
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 Great support and you can actually fasten this one yourself
Having tried on another Shock Absorber sports bra and been unable to get the second strap fastened, they recommended in the store that I tried this one instead. It has a similar look and style to the other bra but it's so much easier to get on. It works really well, minimising bounce, and it's really comfortable on. The straps are wide and well padded, which means they stay on my shoulders (something that I often struggle with with bras). Overall a great fit.
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: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
32DD
Instore
Yes, I would recommend this product.
23 June 2014
Andrea (Kildalkey, Ireland) see all reviews by 'Andrea'
36GG
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 No good for running :-(
Based on previous reviews, I went up a size (I normally wear 36GG). Although, a stylish sports bra, I was hugely disappointed with the level of support it offered. I only managed to run less than 1/2 a kilometer before I had to turn for home because of the lack of support, even though I had the straps hiked up. The shoulder straps felt sharp on my shoulders also. This bra is probably more suited to medium sized boobs, or for the gym... I'll definitely never bother putting it on again. Waste of money for me anyway :-(
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: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 Value For Money: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 1 out of 5 Style: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
36H
Website
Yes, I would recommend this product.
6 May 2014
Julia (BRIGHTON, United Kingdom) see all reviews by 'Julia'
36DD
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 Comfortable for running
I bought this for running. It gives great support and is really comfortable to wear. I ended up going a cup size larger than my normal size. Something to bear in mind - this bra has two fastenings, one in the normal place and one higher up the back. I have longish arms so it's not too fiddly for me to do up, but if you ever struggle to reach your whole back then you might have trouble with this.
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: 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
36E
Instore
Yes, I would recommend this product.
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