Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra Review
Looking for a sports bra? More specifically, are you looking for a supportive, comfortable, pullover sports bra? The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra provides a snug and supportive fit no matter what you're doing.
The Nike Victory Compression consists of blended polyester (eighty-eight percent) and spandex (twelve percent). It has Nike’s Dri-Fit technology which works to keep you dry, cool, and comfortable all day long. This feature wicks moisture from your skin and expels it to the outside of the fabric, where evaporation will take care of it.
The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra may be a simple design, but it is simple in a very sleek, streamlined way. There is no extra padding and no individual cups to separate your breasts. The straps come together in a criss-cross design in the back to give you a larger range of motion. Unfortunately, you cannot adjust the straps or band. Nike did reinforce them for comfort, however.
Wide variety of colors
Some experience skin sensitivity
Pricey for some
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The material blend used to make the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is polyester and spandex. The blend is made up of eighty-eight percent polyester and twelve percent spandex.
Wondering if polyester is a good material for you? Good question. Some people prefer bras made with cotton because it is naturally occurring, hypoallergenic, and breathable. On the other hand, it is also flammable, shrunk easily, retains moisture, is more expensive, and doesn’t last as long. If you’re interested in looking at cotton bras, check here.
Polyester was chosen for the main material of the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra for a few good reasons. It is a very strong and durable material, but it is also flexible. Polyester is less susceptible to shrinkage and wrinkling as long as you’re careful not to expose it to high temperatures during washing, drying, and ironing.
It wicks away moisture, pushes it to the surface, and dries quickly. This will help tremendously in the effort to keep your skin dry and keep the material from sticking to you. It will also prevent bacteria that are attracted to your sweat and cause odors.
There is also twelve percent of spandex in the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra material blend. Spandex is implemented into the construction of this bra for a few different reasons. It provides your bra with shape retention, flexibility, support, and durability. Thanks to the spandex, your Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra will have a more secure, snug, proper fit for a longer time.
The basic design of the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is perfect for many women. However, some prefer or need other things out of their sports bra. This bra comes in sizes XX-Small through XXX-Large. They will fit chest circumferences from thirty inches to forty-six inches, and cup sizes A through E. (D and E only go to forty-four inches.)
There have been consumers that have reported the bra not being ideal for them because they have larger breasts. It can be a struggle putting it on and taking it off due to the fact that it is a pullover bra. This becomes even more difficult for women with larger breasts and/or chests. If you’re on the hunt for a bra suitable for larger breasts, check here.
The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is designed to stay where it belongs. It has been reported by consumers that it delivers on this promise. Even though it’s built with compression, it doesn’t feel like it’s cutting off your circulation or digging into your skin thanks to the soft elastic band.
One thing missing from the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra that may be desired, or even needed, by some, is room for adjustments. If the straps are too loose or too restricting, there isn’t an easy way for you to adjust that. You’d have to make alterations to the bra. The racerback design will help keep your straps where they belong, but if they’re not tight enough, you won’t have enough support. If they’re too tight, you’ll simply be miserable all day.
Whether your breasts are large or small, perky or not, they will bounce during physical activity. And that doesn’t just mean up and down. They also go side to side and in and out and form a figure-eight pattern. That’s why the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is made specifically to help control the movement of your breasts during exertion.
Because there are no muscles in your breasts, the skin and ligaments take all of the damage. They are susceptible to becoming weak, breaking down, and causing sagging. And once the sagging starts, you can’t go back.
The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is designed to handle activities of medium-impact. In other words, it’s great for things like walking, yoga, and tennis. It could also work for weightlifting, but not cardio. You would need more support for that. The thicker straps will provide some support and the racerback design will help as well.
Because it is a pullover, the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra gives less support than one with a hook and eye closure can. If you need a hook and eye closure, try this bra.
The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra doesn’t have cups to separate your breasts. This is important to know if you have large breasts. They will be hugged close to your body and will appear smaller and less defined. This Bra works best for smaller breasts and medium-impact activities. Women with larger breasts have reported sweating and chafing because their breasts aren’t separated by cups.
If you are one of the larger-breasted women out there, or you need a bra for higher-impact activities, the Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra probably won’t be the right fit for you. You will need a bra with more support.
Consumers have reported that their Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra was perfectly breathable enough to keep them dry, cool, and comfortable all day long. If you need the breathability that cotton provides, look into this bra.
The spandex is what gives the bra its flexibility. And, in doing so, it gives it its durability and shape retention. If you’re looking for a bra that gives you more flexibility than support, try this one.
It comes up high enough to keep your breasts in line, even when you have to bend over. It provides plenty of coverage to be worn as a crop top. If you need leggings to go with it, try these. The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra would even work perfectly as an undershirt (or camisole) if you need extra coverage under a low-cut top.
But, if you are someone who prefers, or needs, a bra that is put on without going over the top of your head and has room for adjustments, it won’t fit your needs. If the band is too snug or too loose, you don’t have the option of adjusting it. If the straps are too taught or not supportive enough, you can not adjust them either. If adjustments are a must, here is a bra that could work for you.
The colors available are carbon heather/black, black/white, white/black, racer pink/black, light grey/medium grey, active fuschia/black, black/black, bright mango/medium ash, charcoal heather/black, university red/black, action red/dark ash, deep royal blue/hyper cobalt, laser crimson/bright grape, vivid pink/black, volt/cool grey, night stadium/anthracite, industrial blue/black, medium mint/hyper cobalt, sport fuschia/polarized pink, blue/black, coral/black, diffused jade/red-violet/white (paint splotches), and outdoor green/black. Other sports bras are available in many colors as well.
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The Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra is designed for medium-impact activities, offers compression for a secure and snug fit, is equipped with Nike’s signature Dri-Fit polyester fabric technology, and provides full coverage. It is also a pullover bra with racerback detailing for a better range of motion and to help secure the straps in place. If you’re on a tight budget or need a bra with the adjustability, you may need to check elsewhere. Otherwise, what do you have to lose? Try your first Nike Victory Compression Sports Bra today.