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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.

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.

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.

May 5th, 2023St Helens rugby league club and Hytro logos on back drop of St Helens players celebrating

​​ST. Helens reap the recovery rewards of BFR by extending with Hytro

St Helens rugby league club has extended their partnership with BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) brand Hytro, as the official training partner, to support players with recovery and improved performance.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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, 2022