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Blood Flow Restriction Training: A Little Known Secret

Posted by Brent Redpath on
Blood Flow Restriction Training: A Little Known Secret

In the gym world, blood flow is believed to be one of the key drivers of muscle growth. There are whole programs designed around increasing blood flow to muscles and a myriad of supplements aimed at doing the same. This is where throwing around a term like blood flow restriction (BFR) training gets people's defences up. But hear me out. Blood transports vital nutrients and oxygen crucial for our muscles to grow, so it's understandable to think at first utterance BFR sounds counterproductive. But what if I told you that restricting blood flow is a very useful technique for growing muscle and there...

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