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February 9th, 2024Hytro Performance Podcast title screen with overlaid cut out image of Aaron Borgmann with folded arms on left of image

Episode 1: Navigating Complexity: Simplifying Strategies in American Football with Aaron Borgmann

In the first-ever Hytro Performance podcast Tom Atkinson, Head of Sport, and Richard Frost, Chief Marketing Officer, sat down with Aaron Borgmann, Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Founder of Borgmann Rehab Solutions, to talk about America’s most popular sports league, the NFL, as we countdown to the Superbowl LVIII and incoming Scouting Combine.

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.

November 30th, 2023

From NFL to Bespoke Rehabilitation: Aaron Borgmann’s Expertise on Reducing Rehab Time

Aaron Borgmann, leading Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer in the US, joins Tom Atkinson of Hytro BFR to talk about working in the NFL, translating those practices to his own rehab business, and how BFR has played a game-changing part in his treatment of athletes and patients.

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.

October 12th, 2023Dan Howells, Director of Collaborate Sports, and Lead Mentor

Supporting the next generation of practitioners through the Collaborate Sports Mentorship Programme

Progressing the field of sports performance is an integral part of the Hytro mission so when the opportunity arose to partner on the Collaborate Sport Mentor programme Dr Warren and the team were immediately interested.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 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, 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 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.

February 17th, 2021Dan Norton wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst training

From mindset to environment: home workout top tips from Team Hytro

The beauty of BFR is that its designed to recruit all the muscle fibres, optimally using the muscle whilst only requiring a weight that is 20-30% of your 1 rep max. No excuses or obstacles to a great workout any more.

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.

January 12th, 2021Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee performing press ups

Genius ways to get stronger at home without weights

At Hytro we’ve got your workout worked out – no matter your situation. We know that not everyone has great varieties of gym equipment at their disposal.