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February 16th, 2024Sarah Payne strapping into Hytro BFR Performance Shorts whilst sitting down

BFR and Rehabilitation; The ‘Human First’ Advantages on the Body and Mind

Sarah Payne, footballer and Strength and Conditioning Coach, shares how BFR and the Hytro wearables have transformed her ACL rehab journey, offering both mental and physical benefits that align with her commitment to the ‘human first’ approach.

January 27th, 2024Cam Norrie celebrating a win with arms in the air as a crowd cheers in the background

Vasek Jursík’s Coaching Journey with Britain’s No. 1, Cam Norrie; Hard Work, Simplicity, and BFR

The 2024 tennis calendar has kicked off with British No. 1 Cam Norrie narrowly missing out on making the quarterfinals in the Australian Open, alongside compatriot Neal Skupski making the mixed doubles final. Tennis, known for its highs and lows, requires athletes to push their limits. Behind every player's success, their coaching teams play a crucial role. We met with Vasek Jursík, Cam Norrie’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, to get the inside track on his coaching style where simplicity and hard work take centre court.

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?’

October 25th, 2023

Building Better American Football Athletes: How Nebraska Huskers are Using Squad-Wide BFR

Mitch Cholewinski, Coordinator of Football Sports Science at the University of Nebraska Football, has recently introduced squad-wide BFR via the Hytro BFR wearables. We caught up with him to understand why recovery is so important in American football, and how periodising recovery can support players to hit the highest levels.

October 18th, 2023Bradley Scanes with Max Verstappen holding F1 race trophy

Unravelling the Science of BFR and Team Dynamics that gives Red Bull Racing an edge, with Bradley Scanes

Whilst the driver might be the face of a Formula 1 team, we previously learned from Bradley Scanes – Max Verstappen’s Human Performance Coach - that it’s very much a team sport with high demands on all involved. Bradley recently joined us for an update on the season, how that team effort leads to success, and how Max’s weekly use of BFR is playing its part in this exhilarating championship.

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 23rd, 2023Charlotte Potts, Newcastle United Footballer, wearing Hytro BFR Performance Shorts

Female athletes training smarter: How Charlotte Potts is using Hytro BFR to boost performance and prevent injury

Women’s football, especially with the current outstanding performance from the England team at the 2023 World Cup, has brought attention to a growing awareness of the physical challenges women can face in elite sport. We caught up with Charlotte Potts, Defender at Newcastle United Women’s to learn how she has been using Hytro BFR to train smarter and prevent injury.

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.

June 24th, 2023Mark Gillett, Chief Medical Officer for the Premier League, wearing Hytro whilst performing bike flush

Optimising fitness in football through BFR: Dr Mark Gillett explains Hytro BFR on the Football Fitness Federation Podcast

Chief Medical Officer at the Premier League and Hytro BFR advocate Dr Mark Gillett was recently invited onto the Football Fitness Federation podcast. In a wide-ranging interview, he updated the hosts on his preparation for the Tour 21, shared his experiences of BFR within football, and explained how Hytro BFR is perfect for use in the sport. Here, we share his key points.

June 12th, 2023Mark Gillett, Chief Medical Officer for the Premier League, wearing Hytro whilst performing bike flush

Practising what you preach – What does it take to complete the Tour De France?

Dr. Mark Gillett is a consultant in sport and exercise science and medicine, as well as the Chief Medical Officer for the Premier League. In addition to this, he is currently training to take part in the Tour 21, a unique cycling challenge that sees a team of amateur riders complete all twenty-one stages of the Tour de France in July. Here, he discusses how he’s using Hytro BFR to optimise his training.

May 23rd, 2023Lead Physical Performance Coach Callum Williams coaching an elite athlete at St. Georges Park, home to England's Football Teams

Kicking-off rehabilitation: How Game Changer Performance is using Hytro BFR to benefit football’s top talent

Game Changer Performance works with elite footballers to enhance their rehabilitation and maximise their physical performance, helping them to return to the pitch as quickly – and safely – as possible. Increasingly integral to these aspects is Hytro BFR so we caught up with some of the team to learn more.

April 27th, 2023Martin Nugent, of Martin Nugent Elite Performance

From youth pathways to National teams, how the MN Elite Performance team build elite athletes with Hytro BFR

Fusing academic excellence with the application of exceptional knowledge, Martin Nugent Elite Performance offers athletes from grassroots to the elite level a chance to better themselves – including through the application of BFR. We caught up with the team to learn more about their philosophy.

April 11th, 2023R4P logo on gym equipment

Matt Konopinksi of R4P explains how rehab practitioners are using Hytro to get athletes back in the game quicker

Whilst Hytro has been able to bring BFR to the performance realm for the first time, traditionally the science of BFR was first established in a rehabilitation setting. Such implementation is backed up by evidence showing how it allows athletes to minimise strength losses while injured and helps return them to their pre-injury levels as quickly as possible. Given this, we caught up with the Director of Physiotherapy and Performance at Rehab 4 Performance (R4P) Matt Konopinski, a lower limb specialist, to hear how he uses Hytro BFR at his practice.

March 28th, 2023

Dissecting what makes a great tennis athlete: Charlie Faulkner talks training, recovery, mindset, and mechanics

Charlie Faulkner, a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Lawn Tennis Association, talks to us about his tennis philosophy, sharing what makes a great tennis athlete, from accelerating recovery and having the right mindset for success.

March 26th, 2023Middlesex County Cricket player wearing Hytro BFR Recovery Shorts

How James Fleming is using Hytro BFR to prepare the Middlesex Cricket team this season

We caught up with James Fleming, Head of Athletic Performance at Middlesex County Cricket Club, to hear how he’s using Hytro BFR to help his players gain a competitive advantage.

March 24th, 2023John Noonan in the pits attending to Frederick Vesti

Preparing and training as elite athletes; John Noonan uses Hytro BFR for instant results with Motorsports drivers

John Noonan is a highly experienced performance coach, currently working as CEO of Noonan Performance. Having previously worked as a sport scientist and strength and conditioning coach, he uses his diverse experiences to develop ambitious business professionals and elite athletes – particularly those in the motorsport world. With clients including Mercedes Junior Drivers and F2 star Frederik Vesti, we learned the techniques and tools John uses to unlock top performances.

March 7th, 2023Natasha Miles, Middlesex and Hong King Cricket star, holding a cricket bat

Why cricket athletes are choosing BFR to aid recovery on tour

We sat down with Middlesex and Hong Kong cricket star Natasha Miles to learn what goes into creating a cricket athlete and why Hytro BFR is perfect for recovering on tour.

March 1st, 2023Charlie Willett wearing Hytro BFR Recovery Shorts in a gym setting

Feeling like an athlete again: How Charlie Willett is using BFR to help her recovery after ACL surgery

It’s every athlete’s dream to represent their country. Yet for Exeter Chiefs loose forward Charlie Willett, that dream soon soured when a knee-on-knee collision in just her second cap for Ireland Rugby League resulted in a dislocated femur, torn meniscus, and ruptured ACL. Now on the road to recovery, we caught up with Charlie to hear how her rehab is going – and how BFR is helping her to come back stronger than ever before.

February 24th, 2023Swansea City’s Head of Performance Thomas Barnden

‘BFR has now become far more straightforward’: How Championship side Swansea City are using BFR for recovery

The Championship is a notoriously tough league. With games coming thick and fast, and upsets aplenty, teams need to make sure that their players are up for the fight. We sat down with Swansea City’s Head of Performance Thomas Barnden to learn how he’s been using Hytro BFR with the first team.

February 10th, 2023Sam Warburton of SW7 Academy wearing Hytro BFR wearables

Using BFR to build better athletes with Sam Warburton and the SW7 Academy

Sam Warburton, ex Wales Rugby Union and British & Irish Lions Captain, shares his experiences of using BFR in his own training, as well as with his clients at the SW7 Academy.

December 22nd, 2022

Hytro’s rise to prominence: From sewing machines in bedrooms to pro sport – and beyond

As the Hytro team closes out a breakthrough year serving Pro Sports teams and athletes with innovative ways to unlock the benefits of BFR, our founders sat down with the Coaching and Sports Science Director at Hinsta Performance and senior advisor to Hytro, Pete McKnight - to discuss the evolution of the company and its next steps.

December 20th, 2022Athlete training on a bike wearing Hytro BFR shorts

‘Endurance athletes need to embrace BFR’: Adam Daniel explains why

Blood Flow Restriction Training is not limited to those looking to build strength, it has a lot to offer those developing their endurance too. Adam Daniel, Wattbike Master Trainer, has been using Hytro BFR wearables for Endurance Training and shares why all endurance athletes should be adding BFR to their toolkit.

November 25th, 2022Hytro BFR partner with Rehab 4 Performance R4P

Hytro continue to grow sports BFR community, partnering with Rehab 4 Performance

Hytro, the first Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) wearable designed specifically to improve sports performance, has extended its presence within professional sport following the announcement of a partnership with Rehab 4 Performance (R4P) the world class Physiotherapy, Sports Injury, Rehabilitation and Performance Centre specialising in dealing with professional athletes.

November 3rd, 2022

Primed for the Premiership: How Newcastle Falcons are using Hytro for performance

With the rugby union season well under way, players and teams are focused on maximising training efficiency to best prepare for winning games. We caught up with Head of Athletic Performance at Newcastle Falcons, Kevin McShane, to learn how his players prepared for the season ahead.

November 1st, 2022Charlie Faulkner Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Lawn Tennis Association

Serving up success: How LTA athletes are using Hytro BFR to enhance recovery and increase strength

Charlie Faulkner, Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Lawn Tennis Association, was one of the first elite coaches to embrace Hytro BFR as a training and recovery modality for his athletes. We caught up with him to hear how he’s been getting on.

October 26th, 2022Everton Finch Farm Training Facility