Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Works in Broad Cuff Pressure Range: Lower (40%) & Higher (80% AOP) Similarly Effective
“Go super tight or go home”? Nope, we’re not talking ’bout NC-17 rated websites… this provocatively phrased statement about how to wear your #BFR cuffs at the gym is probably as faulty as the notion that you can judge the effectivity of a workout by how much it hurts.
Based on personal observation I can say with certainty that #BFR, i.e. Blood Flow Restriction during resistance training is becoming mainstream. Even in German mainstream gyms you’ll see guys many of you would probably ask “do you even lift” if you met them outside of the gym cuffing themselves up to the point where their arms are close to start necrotizing…That’s not just potentially dangerous but, as a recent study from the Brigham Young University in UT suggests, it’s also unnecessary.
Why? It may sound astounding, but a higher cuff pressure doesn’t translate to practically relevant changes in blood flow restriction. That’s the main finding of a new study some of you may have heard about in the…
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