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April 11th, 2024Oxford United FC players celebrating

Expediting Recovery for Elite Footballers: A Study Assessing the Potential of BFR and Cold-Water Immersion

Hytro’s research projects form the basis of their mission to advance understanding of Blood Flow Restriction within professional sport. Recently, a partnership with Oxford United FC saw a scientific study explore the effects of BFR, ice baths, and BFR and ice baths combined on the recovery of professional footballers.

March 5th, 2024Hytro x Rugby LA RFC Logo with player kicking ball in background

Hytro Announced as Official BFR Research Supplier to Rugby LA

Hytro is delighted to announce a pioneering research partnership with Rugby LA RFC to explore the benefits of BFR training in enhancing power adaptations and maintaining power levels during the rugby season. Led by Lucas Baistrocchi of Rugby LA RFC and guided by Dr. Warren Bradley, the study seeks to advance industry practices with the potential of transforming elite rugby player training.

December 19th, 2023

Optimising Strength Training for Elite Rugby Players: A Comparative Study of BFR, Heat, and BFR Combined with Heat

In support of Hytro’s quest to enhance sports performance within professional sport, a partnership with Gloucester Rugby Club saw the Hytro BFR wearables being utilised to conduct a scientific research study that asked, ‘Can Blood Flow Restriction and heat, alone or in combination prior to strength training improve the performance of elite rugby players?’

September 21st, 2023Oxford United x Hytro Logos - BFR Research Partnership

Oxford United Join Hytro on Research Project Combining BFR and Water-Based Recovery

Hytro continue their expansion into injury and performance research by working with Oxford United to undertake collaborative research on combining Blood Flow Restriction training with water-based recovery methods.

September 18th, 2023Bristol City Women's Football player wearing Hytro BFR Performance Shorts whilst training

Performance Enhancement for Female Footballers: A Pioneering Research Study into BFR for Recovery

Hytro continues its mission to establish the power of Blood Flow Restriction through collaborative research with Bristol City Women’s Football Club. In a move that consolidates its commitment to pushing the boundaries of BFR, the world’s first BFR wearable brand will conduct unprecedented research within women’s sport to ascertain if it is as effective as seen in previously carried out male-based studies.

August 15th, 2023Bristol City x Hytro Official Research Supplier Logos

Bristol City join Hytro as Official BFR Research Supplier to support injury prevention in women’s football

Hytro has officially partnered with Bristol City Women’s FC to undertake research on the safety and application of Blood Flow Restriction training to enhance athletic performance.

July 27th, 2023Gloucester Rugby and Hytro logos - Official BFR Research Partner

Gloucester Rugby Join Hytro as Official BFR Research Partner

Hytro has officially partnered with Gloucester Rugby to undertake collaborative research endeavours on the safety and application of Blood Flow Restriction training to enhance athletic performance.

November 11th, 2022

Hytro BFR to be subject of exciting new research into recovery of top-flight rugby with James Morehen of Bristol Bears

Hytro are delighted to announce a new research project between Dr Warren Bradley, co-founder of Hytro, Dr James Morehen, author of The Performance Nutritionist, and Premiership Rugby side Bristol Bears.
Together, they will use Hytro BFR to carry out the first practical BFR study that’s ever been done in professional sport.

March 24th, 2021Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst training

Transforming training through research with QMUL

Now, more than ever, we believe it is vitally important to explore the capability of BFR so that the scientific literature can evolve still further. Research is constantly developing to produce new ways of thinking that lead to innovative uses of BFR.

December 3rd, 2020Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee

BFR Training: the proof is in the science

Science is our superpower. At Hytro we’re informed by research, which means we’re forever looking at the latest literature from Blood Flow Restriction studies around the world to help us improve our products.