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Lively Just Launched Sports Bras

There are five different styles, for $35 each.

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Lively has been busy since its launch in April 2016. The comfy intimates brand came out with a game-changing busty bralette for bigger boobs in March of this year, followed by the introduction of its swim line in May and the launch of its first strapless bra last month. You’d think all of that that would mean time to slow down, but you’d be thinking wrong. Today, the brand introduces another first: Lively Active, a collection of sports bras meant to take you to from your workout through the rest of the day.

The collection includes five styles — a racerback bra, a high-neck bra, and three different bralettes — all ringing in at $35 each. If you’re familiar with Lively’s main collection, you’ll find the same comfort and cute, on-trend accents (like color-blocking and wide bands), but with a bit more active functionality.

“We know that women do not just work out in their sports bras, but they also need weekend get-it-done gear,” says Lively founder Michelle Grant over email. “We feel we are covering all the bases with these pieces.”

Ranging in size from XS (30A-B, 32AA-B) through XL (36C-DD, 38A-D), most of the styles come with adjustable straps and removable cups, so you'll be able to customize your bra to fit your needs.

It's worth noting that these weren't built for high-impact activity, so you shouldn't be swapping your go-to Crossfit bra for any of Lively's styles. You can consider just about every piece in the collection perfect for activities that lean more on the chill side — like yoga, barre, and Pilates — but if you're determined to get a run in, Grant suggests going with the Active Racerback style, as it offers the most support.

Check out all five styles (front and back) below, and shop the full collection here.