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As Recently as 1976, the Sports Bra Didn't Exist

Happy 40th birthday to the sports bra

(Newser) - "Everyone has their stories of what they did," Hinda Miller tells NPR . "I used to use two bras." The sports bra—invented by University of Vermont staffers Miller, Lisa Lindahl, and Polly Smith in 1977—celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Miller had started jogging but... More »

Good Luck Finding a Sports Bra That Works

One exists, but you can't buy it

(Newser) - Scientists are finally realizing what women everywhere already know: Sports bras, specifically designed to be supportive, aren’t actually all that supportive. This is because women’s breasts don’t just bounce up and down: They move in a figure-8 pattern, researchers have found, and current sports bras can’t... More »

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