QUICK START GUIDE
Have you just bought a pair of BFR cuffs?
Have you enrolled in TheBFR.co Certification?
Here's a Quick Start Guide with our free resources to help you get started.
How to put on TheBFR.co Cuffs
How to calculate your ideal cuff training pressure
Anyone who purchases a pair of TheBFR.co cuffs, one of our programs, or is doing TheBFR.co Course will receive access.
Check your email or login to our website (above) to access our spreadsheet to accurately calculate your ideal cuff training pressure.
Get access to our client forms
If you have enrolled into TheBFR.co Course or Certification you will receive access. Check your email or login to our website (above) to access our client forms including our pre-activity questionnaire & permission forms.
If you are a trainer/therapist administering BFR to a client or athlete, there are a few contra-indications for BFR use and it is critical to perform a thorough pre-activity screening to ensure that the user's safety is prioritised.
Links to helpful BFR articles
Literature reviews are a great starting point to understand more about BFR and how it works.
Passive BFR stimulus as a method to prevent muscle loss after an acute injury or operation.
The analgesic effect of BFR a training method that can be used to decrease pain in tendons and joints.
Ischemic preconditioning (IPC) is induced by cycles of inflation and deflation of a standard blood pressure cuff on a limb and releases a circulating protective factor into the bloodstream. This article discusses IPC and the positive effect on skeletal-muscle function to enhance exercise capacity and athletic performance.