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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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, 2022

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

November 12th, 2020Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst lifting kettlebell

Work out at home with Blood Flow Restriction Training

Our Hytro BFR wearables allow you to continue your improvements – even if you don’t have access to heaps of gym equipment at home. That’s because with BFR Training you don’t need weights to make gains.