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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 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.

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 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.