Jul 16, 2012 · Triathlon Clothing Do’s and Don’ts. Wear your sports bra under your top during the swim if you have boobies bigger than a table top. Some tops may have built in sports bras, but seriously, unless you are a size 0, these can look horrific. Just put on your sports bra and forget about it. Do not wear a “real” bra anywhere near this race.Author: Swim Bike Mom. Triathlon bras are as essential to a woman’s triathlon kit as a good pair of trainers or a bike. But many women don’t spend time making sure that their bras fit well and offer the support that delicate breast tissue needs. In triathlon, it’s straight from the swim to the bike (no changing in transition!).
While many riders do not need padding for a sprint triathlon, you might prefer to wear a pair to prevent chafing and saddle sores. Triathlon kits feature bike-style shorts with a slimmer, less-bulky pad and a jersey that is slightly tighter than those made specifically for cycling. Triathlon sports bras are as essential to good running as a decent pair of trainers. It is important to support the delicate breast tissue during running for your own health, to prevent long term sagging and if you are on the larger side, to prevent discomfort.Author: Charlotte Campbell.
What to Wear for Your First Triathlon (or Your Next Triathlon!) As trivial as it might seem to some, the issue of what to wear is one customers ask us all the time. During the race season, we can get this question multiple times a day. So, it is an important this to sort out and we're here to help. Triathlons are often long and demanding. To increase your comfort, lubricate your body (and/or any gear that may rub against you) with an anti-chafing product. Do this during each stage of a triathlon. In a short event such as a sprint, lube may not be as necessary, but for Author: REI Staff.