StretchaFlex vs. Stretch Bands – What is the Difference?

stretch bands vs stretchaflex

Stretching has many benefits.

Not only does it improve your flexibility, but is known to improve circulation, relieve stress, prevent injury, improve posture, lengthen and relax your muscles, increase your endurance and metabolism, and improve coordination.

A popular method of stretching is the use of stretch bands. Made from latex rubber, they are also known as resistance bands or exercise bands. However, stretch bands can have their limitations. And for those who are looking for an easy, effective method of stretching that will improve flexibility, these may not give the results they desire.

That’s why we created Stretchaflex – to provide a better stretching solution! Here, we’ll outline the difference between Stretch Bands and Stretchaflex.

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3 Simple Flexibility Exercises for Dancers

This article was written for anyone interested in flexibility exercises for dancers.  Anyone who has seen a dancer stand on one foot while the other is hoisted straight in air, do the splits, or perform multiple curved back flips knows flexibility is the performer’s key for success.
However, you can’t gain that type of flexibility without hard work, practice and constant maintenance of the muscles.

Flexibility Exercises for Dancers photo

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4 Things You Did Not Know About Stretching

When we are young, we naturally are far more fit and supple than when we are older.

Children stretching

As a child movement is part of who we are; we run to get from A to B (even though we are often told to walk), we climb, we explore, we’re adventurous. Our minds drive us to discover new things without the fear of getting hurt or falling. This natural drive pushes our bodies to be fit and healthy, supple and strong without us even knowing it. Read the rest of this entry »

Be Ready to Go at Any Time Without Fear of Injury

Calf Stretches with Stretchaflex

A common situation in sport is the athlete warms up and stretches prior to the intended event, only to have to sit and wait to compete. This occurs in team sports when “subs” must sit and wait their turn on the sideline either to be subbed on, or take the place of an injured player. It also occurs in individual sports when you must wait your turn to compete without having an exact idea of how long the athletes who are competing before you are going to take. Read the rest of this entry »