Blood flow restriction (BFR) training

What is BFR? Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is a training and rehabilitation strategy involving the use of a cuff or bands placed around a limb during exercise, to maintain arterial inflow to the muscle while preventing venous return (venous occlusion). Why BFR? BFR shows amazing potential in the sports medicine world by allowing a patient to improve hypertrophy (muscle growth) and strength without stressing or overloading their joints. BFR has been shown to require a substantially shorter period of physical activity to achieve the same muscle growth results (3-6 weeks vs 8-12 weeks). As a patient, this will allow you to rehabilitate more aggressively and decrease muscle atrophy, even

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