The 9 Best Flexibility Straps

Updated August 03, 2017 by Tina Morna Freitas

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We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. To minimize pain resulting from exercise, sports or any hard labor, you should always stretch your muscles before and after. These flexibility straps and bands are ideal for warming up, cooling down, or as strength and mobility tools, and are ideal for assisting during yoga classes and training for gymnasts and dancers. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best flexibility strap on Amazon.

9. Stretching & Flexibility Stretch Strap

The FMS Yoga Stretching & Flexibility Stretch Strap comes in ten different colors, so you can pick one to match your mat, your clothes, or simply pick the color you like best. It is constructed with a polypropylene fabric that has a little more "give" than nylon straps.
  • ten fixed loops
  • ideal for solo workouts
  • contrast stitching looks cheap
Brand FMS
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

8. Ruby Stretch 2-in-1

The Ruby Stretch 2-in-1 is a great bundled set for dancers who need a resistance band to strengthen those toes and a stretch band to achieve a higher arabesque. It is offered in two sizes to accommodate growing dance students.
  • comes in teal and pink
  • rolls up neatly into a small bag
  • resistance band is pretty thin
Brand RubyStretch
Model pending
Weight 9.9 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

7. Gaiam Restore

The Gaiam Restore is a basic model with multiple grip options for adjusting with you as you become more flexible or to simply relieve the pain of daily activities. An included exercise guide will help show you the proper way to use it.
  • budget-friendly price
  • allows for steadily deeper stretches
  • slides off the feet too easily
Brand Gaiam
Model 05-60562
Weight 5.6 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

6. Stunt Stand Door

The Stunt Stand Door is designed to fit over almost any door for busy dancers, cheerleaders and gymnasts who need to take their workout with them when they travel for competitions. The all-fabric anchor is specially designed not to scratch paint or woodwork.
  • comes in three fun colors
  • free instructional videos on website
  • only for standing stretches
Brand Stunt Stand
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

5. Gravity Fitness XL

For taller athletes, the Gravity Fitness XL is longer and has more stretching loops than the average option. With two large neoprene-padded handle loops and quality nylon webbing, this model promises all-day comfort and reliable ease of use.
  • generous eight-foot length
  • loops are large enough for shoes
  • a bit bulky for short people
Brand Gravity Fitness LLC
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

4. Limber Stretch Advanced

This Limber Stretch Advanced is a great choice for the person who is equally concerned about the well-being of their own body as they are about the Earth as a whole, as it's made from 100% organic cotton. It features a roomy foot pad to help it stay in place.
  • choose from gray or blue
  • drawstring carrying case
  • arrives with a strong mothball odor
Brand Limber Stretch
Weight 8.8 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

3. Superior Stretch Superiorband

The Superior Stretch Superiorband is made from natural rubber. This versatile choice does not have set loop holes, so you can customize your routine completely, and it can be used by dancers or gymnasts of almost any height.
  • can be used for resistance training
  • micro-ridges to prevent slipping
  • stiff and needs to be broken in
Brand SuperiorStretch
Model pending
Weight 6.4 ounces
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

2. Thera-Band Stretch Strap

Beginners will appreciate the Thera-Band Stretch Strap's clear number- and color-coded circles. This one helps you target specific muscle groups and joints for proper, safe stretching, and allows you to see your flexibility progress over time.
  • effective contract-relax stretch
  • good for rehab after injury
  • toe loops for heel stretches
Brand TheraBand
Model 22300
Weight 6.4 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. OPTP Stretch Out

With the OPTP Stretch Out you can perform deep, unassisted stretches with great control. This strong, reliable training tool has been on the market for over 20 years and comes accompanied by a booklet containing more than 30 demonstrated stretches.
  • made from durable nylon
  • good core muscle training tool
  • improves range of motion
Brand OPTP
Model 440
Weight 5.6 ounces
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

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Last updated on August 03, 2017 by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and two cats. She enjoys making and sipping margaritas and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.

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