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September 27th, 2022Ospreys and Hytro logos

Ospreys select Hytro as Official BFR Training Partner to enhance team performance

Hytro chosen to supply Ospreys Rugby Union team with BFR wearables to support their drive to increase performance across the squad.

September 22nd, 2022Josh Charnley wearing Hytro BFR wearables

Josh Charnley: On the hunt for tries

The life of a professional athlete is filled with highs and lows, challenges and triumphs. It’s a daily grind of training, preparation, performance and recovery as athletes seek constant improvement. We caught up with Hytro athlete and former England international Josh Charnley to discuss his rugby league career and learn how he reaches his maximum level for performance.

September 6th, 2022Aston Villa Training Centre

How Recovery BFR is helping Aston Villa with their busiest season ever

Head of Fitness and Conditioning, Jordan Milsom, discusses how Aston Villa Football Club use Hytro BFR as part of their training programme.

September 2nd, 2022celebrating Driver Academy Alpine Pulling Abbi

Integrating BFR into Motor Racing with the Alpine Academy

Alpine Academy drivers integrate Blood Flow Restriction into their training programmes, and recovery schedules, to develop their performance, ahead of and during race weekends using Hytro BFR.

August 9th, 2022Gustav Vaz Tostes wearing Hytro BFR wearables whilst working out

Using BFR to recover for your best CrossFit Games ever

In the CrossFit Games you have to be able to perform your best in back-to-back events, so it is essential to make sure that you take care to recover properly. The Hytro team spoke to Daine Mitchell, Master Health Coach Tribe London, and WIT Fitness Head of Training, Gus Vaz Tostes, about how to use BFR to recover and get back to full potential.

August 4th, 2022

How to optimise your rugby pre-season

Hytro Elite Performance consultant Dan Howells explains how an effective rugby pre-season requires careful planning, an understanding of the desired outputs and how to utilise valuable tools, like Blood Flow Restriction, to optimise recovery.

July 28th, 2022Charlie Willett wearing her Exeter Rugby kit

From a fractured back to an international cap – Charlie Willett shares her road to recovery

After sustaining a back injury, professional rugby league player Charlie Willett was ruled out of the 2020/21 season. This year she has had to learn how to shift her mindset and practices to recover effectively with BFR and perform at her best.

July 26th, 2022Man strapping into Hytro Recovery BFR shorts

Accelerate your recovery with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Recovering faster leads to training better and sooner, which in turn leads to gaining that edge, breaking that personal best and beating the competition. Recovery BFR supports athletes to recover quicker and is easy to implement.

July 19th, 2022Dr Emily Jevons swim training for a triathlon

BFR for triathletes: it’s time to recover smarter

Triathletes train hard to build strong bodies that perform consistently across the three elements of their sport. BFR offers these competitors an effective training tool, but perhaps more importantly, an extremely beneficial recovery tool. Dr Emily Jevons, Triathlete and Exercise Physiologist, explains why triathletes need to incorporate BFR and how it can work for them.

July 12th, 2022Blackburn Rovers player's recover using Hytro BFR

Blackburn Rovers use Hytro BFR wearables for rehabilitation and performance

Blackburn Rovers F.C. have been using Hytro BFR wearables to build their players performance since partnering with Hytro BFR as their Official BFR Training Partner earlier this year.

July 7th, 2022grass on training players ,training Pre-season

How to maximise your pre-season with BFR

Every athlete knows the importance of a strong pre-season, as every coach knows the impact of a carefully designed programme. With physiological adaptations to achieve, Blood Flow Restriction is now being included to enable athletes to recover faster and enhance those strength and endurance gains further.

July 5th, 2022Alpine Academy drivers wearing Hytro BFR Tee

How Alpine Academy are using Hytro BFR wearables with their athlete drivers

Alpine Academy, a program that supports young drivers to develop their career, uses the Hytro BFR wearables in both training and recovery to improve performance.

June 30th, 2022Hytro Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder logos

Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder announce Hytro as official BFR training partner

Hytro is set to provide Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder with BFR wearables to assist the Men's first teams in pushing the boundaries of their performance.

June 28th, 2022St Helens player's recover using Hytro BFR

Reigning champions St Helens use Hytro BFR

Matt Daniels, Head of Strength and Conditioning, shares how St Helens rugby league team are using Blood Flow Restriction to gain an edge on their opponents.

June 26th, 2022

How Sam Tomkins uses Hytro BFR wearables to reduce joint pain

Sam Tomkins, Catalan Dragons and England rugby league player, uses the Hytro BFR wearables as they support joint health and promote strength.

June 23rd, 2022

How Frederik Vesti uses BFR to maximise his potential

Frederik Vesti, F2 driver, uses the Hytro BFR wearables before and after races to support his best performance.

June 21st, 2022Blackburn Rovers player's recover using Hytro BFR

How elite sport is using Hytro to maximise performance

Elite sport is embracing the advantages provided by Hytro BFR and using it in a variety of ways to maximise recovery and performance across a range of sports.

June 17th, 2022Dan Norton wearing Hytro BFR Tee

How Dan Norton uses Hytro BFR wearables for simple and effective recovery

Dan Norton, Olympian and Great British Seven's rugby player, has found the Hytro BFR Tee simple to use and effective in boosting his recovery and rehabilitation.

June 10th, 2022

How Adam Hastings uses Hytro BFR recovery shorts to aid his recovery

Adam Hastings, Gloucester and Scotland international rugby union player, has been using the Hytro BFR wearables to aid his recovery enabling him to perform at his best week after week.

June 7th, 2022

How Josh Charnley uses Hytro to improve his performance

Josh Charnley, Warrington Wolves and England rugby player, uses the Hytro BFR tee and shorts to reduce rehabilitation time and speed recovery, whilst also smashing his strength PBs.

June 6th, 2022Dr Warren Bradley Founder of Hytro

Talking BFR fundamentals with the Strength Coach Network

Dr Warren Bradley, the founder of Hytro, talks Blood Flow Restriction Training with Justin Lima and Fernando Leon Levy of the Strength Coach Network on their latest podcast. Dr Warren discusses using BFR safely, how to integrate BFR Training into existing training schedules and how to use it to support recovery, plus much more.

June 1st, 2022

How Chris Billam-Smith uses BFR to maximise recovery

Chris Billam-Smith, professional boxer, uses BFR to make his training camps even more effective.

May 31st, 2022Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee

What is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training?

The world’s leading elite athletes and their coaches use Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training. It’s a key part of their daily training and recovery protocols. It delivers the competitive edge they seek to improve performance and aid recovery.

May 24th, 2022

Gustavo Vaz Tostes talks Blood Flow Restriction with the Red Bulletin

Gustavo Vaz Tostes, CrossFit expert and Head of Training at WIT Fitness in London, speaks to the Red Bulletin about Blood Flow Restriction and how he utilises it to boost his training.

April 19th, 2022Blackburn Rovers player's recover using Hytro BFR

Blackburn Rovers announce Hytro as its Official BFR Training Partner to boost players’ performance

The partnership will see Hytro provide unique BFR technology to the Men’s 1st team, in an effort to support the club and its players to break through the boundaries of their performance and explore what can be achieved at the forefront of strength, recovery and endurance training.

March 29th, 2022

Alpine Academy welcomes Hytro as Official BFR Training Supplier to improve drivers performance

Alpine Academy has announced Hytro as the team’s Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training supplier. Academy and Affiliates drivers will train with Hytro BFR wearables which are proven to improve performance and speed up recovery.

March 3rd, 2022St Helens logo

Hytro extend partnership with St. Helens as Official BFR Training Partner

St. Helens are one of a rapidly growing roster of elite clubs and athletes using Hytro BFR wearables in their training. We are delighted to have extended our relationship with a group of such world class elite athletes.

July 19th, 2021Dan Norton, Team GB Olympian sat with rugby ball

Tokyo dream is still alive for Dan Norton

We caught up with GB sevens flyer, and Hytro Athlete, Dan Norton, just before he boarded the flight to Tokyo to compete at The Olympics.

July 8th, 2021Man wearing Hytro Tee whilst performing bicep curls

The benefits of occlusion training

Occlusion training is for everyone with a sport or performance goal, whether the goal is to build a better physique, increase size or strength, perform better in your chosen sport or recover faster from your last match or exercise session.

July 8th, 2021Woman wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst performing arm rows

What is occlusion training?

Occlusion Training, or BFR Training, is training that partially blocks blood flow out of the muscle, without blocking blood flow into the muscle.

July 8th, 2021Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst cycling

BFR and heart rate variability

When it comes to workouts, any one of a number of factors can affect how ready your body is to perform. Perhaps you went too hard the day before, or maybe you’ve been busy at work. It may be down to stress at work, or even just a late night followed by an early start.

July 8th, 2021Man recovering in Hytro BFR Tee after training

Recover quicker (and better) with BFR

At Hytro, we believe that BFR shouldn’t just be the preserve of elite sport. Everyday athletes should also be able to train like the world’s best, which is why we’re making elite level recovery more accessible than ever before.

July 8th, 2021Man adjusting the strap on his Hytro BFR Tee whilst wearing fitness trackers

Assess your improvements: how to use Hytro BFR wearables with your fitness tracker

Physiology trackers are now routinely inserted into widely used gadgets such as Apple Watches and FitBits. Discover how to use Hytro wearables with your fitness tracker.

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.

March 10th, 2021

How to improve your CrossFit performance

CrossFit is unique in that it covers such a wide range of attributes, which is why training is also so varied. Using innovative techniques such as Blood Flow Restriction can give you an advantage over other athletes and set you on your way to not only becoming a better CrossFit athlete, but also breaking your CrossFit records.

March 3rd, 2021Man adjusting strap on his Hytro BFR Tee

The evolution of BFR

Following six years of dedicated testing, research and refinement, Hytro was born. Our innovative technology was patented in 2020, but here is where it started.

February 3rd, 2021Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst performing pull ups

Try BFR for ultimate rugby performance

Where do great ideas start? For our founder Dr Warren Bradley, it was with rugby. While working as a Performance Nutritionist with England Rugby he first observed the power of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) being used in elite sports.

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.

October 27th, 2020

5 reasons why Hytro BFR wearables are designed with quality in mind

Discover why Hytro BFR wearables are designed with quality in mind - from inception right through to your training.

June 6th, 2020

Rory Gibbs talks rowing, the Olympics and BFR Training

“ If I can come back to training with a couple of cm increase in muscle mass, in a reduced time, remove the pains in my knee and align my posture better then I will improve my all-round performance – it’s a no brainer!”