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January 14th, 2023

F1 Performance Coach Bradley Scanes gives insight into building a championship-winning driver – and how BFR will help this coming season

Hytro BFR wearables are already being used in the world of Formula 1, and now Bradley Scanes, Human Performance Coach to Max Verstappen at Red Bull Racing, will be utilising their benefits in the upcoming season. Bradley shares insights into building a championship winner and how BFR will help to achieve that goal.

January 12th, 2023Sam Warburton backs SW7 x Hytro BFR partnership

Sam Warburton backs Hytro and SW7 Academy BFR partnership, by coming on board as Performance Advisor and Investor

Ex Wales Rugby Union and British & Irish Lions Captain, Sam Warburton, has backed the partnership between Hytro and his SW7 Academy, the rugby coaching and training programme by becoming an official Advisor and Investor in the BFR brand,

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 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.

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

‘My advice? Do it!’: How Everton FC are working smarter with Hytro

Premier League side Everton FC are a club on the up. Currently sitting in mid-table after a positive start to the season, the confidence is returning to Goodison Park. We caught up with Head of Physical Performance, Jack Dowling, to learn how he prepares players to perform at their peak.

October 21st, 2022Hytro x Middlesex Cricket Logo Partnership

Hytro take BFR into cricket as Training Partners of Middlesex Cricket

Hytro move into cricket as Exclusive Training Partner to Middlesex Cricket, supplying the club with BFR wearables to support performance enhancement across the first team.

October 13th, 2022Sam Tomkins playing for Catalan Dragons

How Catalans Dragons optimise physical attributes for elite rugby performance

Physical attributes decide rugby matches. If players’ physical attributes are below their normal levels, it may impact the team negatively. As Head of Performance at Super League side Catalans Dragons, it’s Matt Parr’s job to ensure all his players can perform to their maximum physical levels. We caught up with Matt to discuss his techniques and learn what he looks for in an elite player.

October 4th, 2022Man wearing Hytro BFR Recovery Shorts

Stronger muscles faster with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Strong muscles enable athletes to push beyond that personal best to beat their competitors. Strength Blood Flow Restriction supports athletes to build muscular strength, safely and effectively.

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 23rd, 2022Josh Charnley wearing Hytro BFR wearables whilst training

Petey Performance Podcast invited Dr Warren to chat Blood Flow Restriction

Peter Wright of Petey Performance Podcast welcomed the founder of Hytro BFR, Dr Warren Bradley, to talk all about Blood Flow Restriction and how Hytro BFR wearables make it an accessible and powerful recovery tool.

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.

August 3rd, 2022Chris Billam-Smith wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst training

Dr Warren talks BFR for elite sport with the Science for Sport Podcast

Dr Warren Bradley, the founder of Hytro, joined Max Solomon of the Science for Sport Podcast to discuss the use of Blood Flow Restriction in elite sport. Dr Warren talks all about BFR, the science behind it and more.

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 14th, 2022Dr Warren Bradley Founder of Hytro

Talking BFR for recovery at the Football Fitness Federation event

Yesterday Dr Warren Bradley, the founder of Hytro, presented at the latest Football Fitness Federation network event sharing what Hytro BFR is all about, whilst connecting with other professionals from within the elite sport industry.

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 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 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 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.

October 20th, 2021Dr Warren Bradley, Founder of Hytro

Talking BFR Training with the Pacey Performance Podcast

Hytro founder, Dr Warren Bradley brings BFR training to the table with Sportsmith founder Rob Pacey and the team. An incredible insight in to how it works and how it is being used across the world of sports and training.

July 27th, 2021

How long does it take to build muscle?

No one can tell you how long it will take you personally to build muscle. The only honest answer is “it depends”. So, better questions are: “what does it depend on?”

July 13th, 2021Woman wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst weight training

How to perform occlusion training

How often can you perform occlusion training? The answer is every day.

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 recovering in Hytro BFR Tee after training