I bought this suit last summer and wore it to water aerobics 3 days per week. I always rinse my suits after swimming to get the chlorine out, so this suit lasted the whole summer. Since I like to participate in strenuous aerobics, I started wearing a black bra under this suit, and much preferred that level of support to the swimsuit alone; let's be frank, though, no swimsuit is designed for strenuous jerky exercise unless you are flat chested! At the end of the summer, the bottom got too thin to keep wearing, so I was thrilled to find it st SSFA this year, at a bargain price!! Sold!