Frequently Asked Questions
What is Shape Stretch?
The SHAPE STRETCH Bar is a sleek steel stretch out bar (3 lbs) for personal, passive (assisted) stretching. It works using geometric design to provide the most versatile and useful stretching equipment on the market.
The unique design benefits athletes, working people, and seniors by offering targeted flexibility exercises and routines that allow you stretch from sitting, standing, laying, kneeling, and lunge positions.
The SHAPE STRETCH PERSONAL STRETCHING SYSTEM includes at its core, the Shape Stretch out bar and also brings you accessories including laminated education cards with instructions.
SHAPE STRETCH SYSTEM offers unlimited access to the online video and article library containing stretching routines and curated articles featuring the most recent information and science on stretching, flexibility, performance, and wellness.
How can ShapeStretch help me with wellness, recovery, and athletic performance?
The mission of SHAPE STRETCH is to educate and help three distinct groups that need to stretch: athletes needing to stretch for performance and recovery, working people who are inflexible and want more range of motion, and seniors who need stretching for wellness and general health. Our content is focused on helping people gain knowledge and tools to help them achieve greater flexibility through stretching.
For athletes: we provide targeted techniques for stretching in your specific sport. For example, we can show you how to stretch like you swing in golf. Stretch to mirror sports positions in a wide range of sports and motion activities including walking, running, golf, tennis, football, baseball, hockey, soccer, martial arts, wrestling, and many more.
Why must I consult my trainer or doctor before starting a stretching routine?
Be careful when stretching! Always consult your doctor before starting any exercise regimen, therapeutic activities, and physical activity. This website and it's products make no claim to treat, cure, or resolve any physical or medical condition. Your doctor can tell if you are physically capable of participating in both exercise and stretching.
Ask your doctor or physical therapist first about stretching, before you start a routine. Always consult a medical professional before utilizing any stretching exercises described in third party articles, videos, downloadable PDF's, or step by step instruction this website,
WARNING! Get your doctor's approval before starting a stretching routine -- especially if you are pregnant, elderly, or have any chronic or recurring muscle or joint pain. Discontinue any exercise that causes you pain or severe discomfort and consult a physician immediately.
How is ShapeStretch better than stretching straps and resistance bands?
ShapeStretch is different from every other stretching product on the market. Superior Design...our geometric design is based on leverage, rather than resistance, which makes all positions easier and more effective.
Simple to use, with lots of learning tools for beginners and targeted routines for more experienced folks...ShapeStretch is the simplest way to stretch effectively without a partner because of the design and free dynamic content that help support you, without subscription fees.
Easy to clean and sanitize... It is made of steel and double powder coated, which makes it simple to clean with soap and water or sanitizing wipes. Straps and bands cost are made from porous materials like rubber and cloth that nurture germs and bacteria.
High quality & Affordable...For around $99, ShapeStretch is a better value than straps and bands because it will last for many, many years due to to superior steel construction. Straps and bands cost from $20-$150 will lose tension, fray, and slice after repeated use. They fall apart eventually. Free learning content...always! High quality routines, exercises, articles, and videos to keep you motivated and stretching effectively.
What is included in the SHAPE STRETCH Personal Stretching System Box?
In the SHAPESTRETCH box, you get a complete stretching system that provides equipment, educational tools, and personal stretch routines.
- Stretching Equipment (commercial grade) You get our patented commercial-grade steel Stretch Out Bar - weighs less than 3 pounds and carries a 10 year manufacturers warranty.
- Accessories & Carry Bag You get four easy clean foam grips, the laminated hanging stretch card with 18 stretches that can be done in less than 10 minutes, a guide to assisted stretching and a ShapeStretch drawstring bag to carry your accessories.
- 3. Instructional & Educational Content You get motivated and learning with videos, exercise cards, and PDF E-Books. Learn about different types of stretching, flexibility, and recovery exercises, using both our assisted stretching tools and body only stretches. All learning content is free -- no costly subscriptions required, ever.
Where can I buy Shape Stretch?
You can buy our products directly on our website. You can also buy our products in-store at All American Medical Supply in Massapequa, New York (Long Island), or buy directly from their website. There, you can try out the product and speak to staff about features and benefits that may fit your particular needs.
What is the cost for shipping?
The Shape Stretch Product System is factory wrapped and ship in a 30 x 20 x 12 protective box. Shipping cost is based on your location and is calculated at checkout. You have shipping options showing the lowest costs and the fastest turnarounds if you want your product sooner. All products ship out of Long Island, New York. Products may ship from either from All American Medical Supply, or be sent from our warehouse, both in Massapequa.