Posture Bra

How To Choose a Posture Bra

Introduction A posture bra is a bra designed to help reinforce correct posture and alignment.   Some women may refer to them as a posture brace as well. The most common posture bras have special bands that provide extra support in the upper back.  Many also have front and side panels to support the breasts.  Due to the different styles and features, it can be confusing to select a bra that meets your needs.  This article will provide some information and tips on how to choose a posture support bra. Who Should Use a Posture Bra? Women who would like to help improve their posture support or reduce upper back stress can benefit from a posture bra.  Doctors may recommend posture bras after procedures such as [ click to continue…]

Posture Support Options

Based on some of the questions received, we realize that some readers may want more information than just posture support bras. In general, other than a posture support bra your other options are posture support braces or posture support bands (yes, they sound the same but really are not). Since the rest of the site covers posture bras extensively, we will talk about support braces and bands in in this article. Posture Support Brace A posture corrective support brace, as seen above, is a viable alternative to a posture support bra and can be used by both men and women. The most popular and comfortable support braces have the over-the-shoulder elastic straps with hook and loop closures. Another strap goes around your upper torso (below [ click to continue…]

Best Posture Bras

You have decided you want a posture bra – is there simply one out there that is considered the best?  This is primarily a subjective question since it is dependent on your specific needs and desires.  In general, most women seriously care about the bra’s support capacity, ability to promote good posture, and overall comfort ability.  There are posture bras available that meet these criteria. Below are some of the best posture bras available today: Glamorise Women’s MagicLift Front Close Posture Support Bra Glamorise has come on very strong recently in the posture bra market, and this one of their most popular for good reasons. It truly does provide the reminder to sit up and straight, a posture bra’s functional purpose. Unlike other bras though, [ click to continue…]

Good Posture Exercises for the Upper Back

If you have read some of our articles, it is no secret we believe that strengthening your upper back, shoulder and neck muscles is an important part of improving your posture long term.  The best way to do that is exercise.  Combining exercise with a posture bra or other types of posture support will be the most effective strategy.  In this article, we look at two very simple posture exercises for your upper back.  The standard disclaimer – always check with a physician or physical therapist before starting any type of exercise program, even the simple exercises shown below. We are not doctors or health practitioners! The upper back muscles are an important area to build when it comes to posture support. Here are two [ click to continue…]

Posture Bras – Frequently Asked Questions

We sometimes receive questions in email here at PostureBra.net and thought it might be useful to keep an updated post that has the latest and greatest answers – a FAQ (frequently asked questions).  We hope this answers some of the questions you and others may have (and yes, we apologize for anyone we could not respond to!). Where can I buy a posture bra? Since posture bras are more of a specialty undergarment, they are more difficult to find in “brick and mortar” department stores.  Two traditional stores to try are JCPenny and Sears, sometimes they have posture bras in stock.  Some specialty bra shops will carry them as well, but your best bet is to order online, especially if you already know your proper [ click to continue…]