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How I Gained 5 Pounds of Muscle in 9 Weeks
[Real-World Case Study]

Squatting with BFR straps

I’m a 32-year-old advanced lifter. I’ve been lifting weights for years. As anyone who has studied exercise physiology knows, it is difficult for an advanced lifter to perpetually gain new muscle mass.  It’s part of the law of diminishing returns. The more advanced you get, the more impressive every single additional pound of gains becomes. […]

Is BFR Training Safe?

BFR Safety

Safety is our highest priority. We never want to compromise safety for performance.  That’s why it’s critical to ask before starting any new training protocol: Is it safe? It’s especially critical to ask this question before using a tactic like “blood-flow restriction training.” We’re literally restricting blood flow. Sounds questionable. So let’s check the science […]

BFR Research 101:
Scientific Studies That Prove BFR Training Works

If you have come to check out the science behind BFR training you have come to the right place. This is the one-stop shop for all the peer-reviewed scientific literature addressing BFR training.  The works are sectioned out for you regarding what the study was looking for from the examination. Studies are listed multiple times […]

BFR Training 101:
A Scientifically Proven Way to Build Muscle Faster

BFR Training with BFR straps

Blood flow restriction training is exploding, people are getting uncanny results with more muscle mass, huge strength gains, better endurance – with shocking amounts of time saved compared to traditional workouts. And the science is overwhelming. Unlike fitness fads, BFR training is scientifically proven with an enormous amount of peer-reviewed scientific-research studies that validate it […]