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July 5th, 2022

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 30th, 2022

Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder announce Hytro as official BFR training partner

Hytro is set to provide Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder with BFR wearables to assist the Men's first teams in pushing the boundaries of their performance.

June 28th, 2022

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.

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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 30th, 2022Hytro Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder logos

Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder announce Hytro as official BFR training partner

Hytro is set to provide Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder with BFR wearables to assist the Men's first teams in pushing the boundaries of their 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 26th, 2022

How Sam Tomkins uses Hytro BFR wearables to reduce joint pain

Sam Tomkins, Catalan Dragons and England rugby league player, uses the Hytro BFR wearables as they support joint health and promote strength.

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 15th, 2022

Hytro announce globally renowned clinician James Moore as Head of Medical

World-renowned clinician James Moore joins Hytro as Head of Medical.

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 6th, 2022

Talking BFR fundamentals with the Strength Coach Network

Dr Warren Bradley, the founder of Hytro, talks Blood Flow Restriction Training with Justin Lima and Fernando Leon Levy of the Strength Coach Network on their latest podcast. Dr Warren discusses using BFR safely, how to integrate BFR Training into existing training schedules and how to use it to support recovery, plus much more.

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.

April 19th, 2022Blackburn Rovers player's recover using Hytro BFR

Blackburn Rovers announce Hytro as its Official BFR Training Partner to boost players’ performance

The partnership will see Hytro provide unique BFR technology to the Men’s 1st team, in an effort to support the club and its players to break through the boundaries of their performance and explore what can be achieved at the forefront of strength, recovery and endurance training.

March 29th, 2022

Alpine Academy welcomes Hytro as Official BFR Training Supplier to improve drivers performance

Alpine Academy has announced Hytro as the team’s Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training supplier. Academy and Affiliates drivers will train with Hytro BFR wearables which are proven to improve performance and speed up recovery.

March 3rd, 2022St Helens logo

Hytro extend partnership with St. Helens as Official BFR Training Partner

St. Helens are one of a rapidly growing roster of elite clubs and athletes using Hytro BFR wearables in their training. We are delighted to have extended our relationship with a group of such world class elite athletes.

December 14th, 2021

Hytro welcomes Pete Mcknight onto advisory board in the next phase of brand expansion

Hytro has announced Pete McKnight, Coaching and Sports Science Director at Hintsa Performance to advise on their wearable performance products which are proven to increase strength and speed up recovery.

November 25th, 2021Pacey Performance Podcast logo

Hytro announces partnership with the Pacey Performance Podcast

Hytro, the leaders in Blood Flow Restriction Training with their patented wearable performance products, has announced a partnership with leading fitness and training podcast the Pacey Performance Podcast.

November 18th, 2021Yanto Barker, founder of cycling brand Le Col, and Nikki Doucet, former Nike Senior Exec

Hytro expand advisory board as BFR Training continues growth across the fitness industry

Hytro has announced Yanto Barker, founder of cycling brand Le Col, and Nikki Doucet, former Nike Senior Exec, to advise on their wearable performance products which are proven to increase strength and speed up 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 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 19th, 2021Dan Norton, Team GB Olympian sat with rugby ball

Tokyo dream is still alive for Dan Norton

We caught up with GB sevens flyer, and Hytro Athlete, Dan Norton, just before he boarded the flight to Tokyo to compete at The Olympics.

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 wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst cycling

BFR and heart rate variability

When it comes to workouts, any one of a number of factors can affect how ready your body is to perform. Perhaps you went too hard the day before, or maybe you’ve been busy at work. It may be down to stress at work, or even just a late night followed by an early start.

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 24th, 2021Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee whilst training

Transforming training through research with QMUL

Now, more than ever, we believe it is vitally important to explore the capability of BFR so that the scientific literature can evolve still further. Research is constantly developing to produce new ways of thinking that lead to innovative uses of BFR.

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.

March 3rd, 2021Man adjusting strap on his Hytro BFR Tee

The evolution of BFR

Following six years of dedicated testing, research and refinement, Hytro was born. Our innovative technology was patented in 2020, but here is where it started.

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.

December 3rd, 2020Man wearing Hytro BFR Tee

BFR Training: the proof is in the science

Science is our superpower. At Hytro we’re informed by research, which means we’re forever looking at the latest literature from Blood Flow Restriction studies around the world to help us improve our products.

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.

October 27th, 2020

5 reasons why Hytro BFR wearables are designed with quality in mind

Discover why Hytro BFR wearables are designed with quality in mind - from inception right through to your training.

June 6th, 2020

Rory Gibbs talks rowing, the Olympics and BFR Training

“ If I can come back to training with a couple of cm increase in muscle mass, in a reduced time, remove the pains in my knee and align my posture better then I will improve my all-round performance – it’s a no brainer!”