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Rowen Power! World Stretch - Moonshine!

Rowen is one of the newest members of Team World Stretch! Here she is climbing at ABS Nationals. She is wearing The Velvets, Moonshine! She made it to finals and is an excellent climber. The next picture is of the two of us. Really we didn't plan it!   Email me about the pants only few left! Rowen climbing the pink route! A photo posted by World Stretch (@world_stretch) on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:34pm PST We are matching! A photo posted by World Stretch (@world_stretch) on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:36pm PST

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Power, Strength, Endurance and Flexibility

I once asked my friend Seneca, a football player turned personal trainer -"What was your secret to staying injury free during your football career? He said one thing - "Flexibility." Flexibility is a key component to building power, strength and endurance. By working out using my own body I can ensure that as I workout I am building the utility of my body. So when I want to climb, do Cross fit, bike, run or (soon) try the flying trapeze, I not only have the Power, Strength, Endurance and Flexibility to do so, I have the body awareness to learn how to and the flexibility not to get injured. I am wearing Capt. America by World Stretch! Check out all our styles...

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Super Strong Girl, Super Cool Style

This is Super Helen doing toes to nose. But she's so strong she can bring them all the way up and hook them on a rock. By the time we were finished I think she's done at least 8 for these things. They are great for core strength finger, grip, hip flexors.. But you have to be reasonably flexible to do this order for all those muscles to do their work. Stretching is as important as training. A video posted by World Stretch (@world_stretch) on Jan 21, 2015 at 7:23am PST Super Helen - her signature style - Super Helen pants. But she is wearing her SuperCat!  She is great climber, a good kid and inspiration to World Stretch and...

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Flex, Power, Pump

I call this one make a box. You do as many as you can in one minute. Rest and repeat 3 times. This gets the heart pumping really fast! I'm wearing Blue Black pants World Stretch A video posted by World Stretch (@world_stretch) on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:23am PST   This is a fun exercise that enhances your dynamic power, core strength, works on your hip flexibility, shoulder strength, hand and wrist strength and flexibility. I do as many as I can in 1 minute, repeat 3 times with minimum rest. This kind of exercise is great for climbers and other uncommon athletes because it works on strength, power and flexibility all at once while making your heart work...

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