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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is it bad to exercise without a bra? is it bad to jump up and down without one on?

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Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Can be harmful: If you require a bra to support your breasts regularly, then wearing an exercise bra is a good idea.Prolonged swinging of the breasts without support over the years will take its toll in later years. There is also the matter of comfort. Some exercise without one is likely OK, but you should be the judge.Running long distances, or short distances very fast does cause significant movement. Good Luck
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