Dr. Jim Stray-Gundersen - The Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction for Muscle Growth

The Kaatsu Method, also known as vascular occlusion, uses pressure bands worn during exercise to cause blood flow restriction which stimulates rapid muscle growth. Dr. Jim Stray-Gundersen is a medical doctor and exercise physiologist who has been very involved in the US Olympic training program for a number of years. Dr. Stray-Gundersen has developed the BStrong brand of BFR bands to help athletes and exercise enthusiasts experience rapid muscle growth without having to spend hours pumping iron. Dr. Stray-Gundersen joins me to talk about how he discovered blood flow restriction, how it can help promote muscle growth without a lot of damage to the body and how you can use it to supercharge your fitness results. You will learn all about one of the most effective way to get results with a safe method of hacking exercise on this episode of the All About Fitness podcast. Learn more about BStrong bands and order a set here: https://bstrong.training https://petemccallfitness.com Order a copy of Ageless Intensity: High Intensity Workouts to Slow the Aging Process: https://amzn.to/3wJHKi4 Order a copy of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple https://amzn.to/3fub1Yl Get relief from sore muscles and promote recovery after hard workouts; order the NIMBL XLR8 massage gun - use code AAF20 to save 20% https://joinnimbl.com/products/xlr8 Dynamic anatomy; $29 https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/dynamic-anatomy-recorded-webinar-and-e-book-bundle-copy Learn how your muscles and fascia function as an integrated system to move your body along with how to design the most effective exercise programs for the core, legs, inner thighs, shoulders AND glutes. 0.2 CECs - ACE, NASM and AFAA Dynamic anatomy e-book; $7 Learn how your muscles and fascia work to move your body. dynamic-anatomy-how-your-body-moves-during-exercise Exercise program design for the fountain of youth; $49 https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth Learn the science of how exercise can burn fat, build muscle AND slow down the aging process, includes workout programs to help you find your fountain of youth. 0.3 ACE, 0.4 NASM and 4 AFAA Exercise for the Fountain of Youth e-book; $7 Learn how exercise can help you to slow aging and find your fountain of youth. https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth-e-book Total Body Core Training; $67 https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/total-body-core-training-continuing-education-program-for-fitness-professionals Learn the science of exercise program design and how to build a stronger body by first creating the foundation of a strong core. The course includes a progressively challenging exercise program that will keep you working out all year long. 0.4 ACE, 0.5 NASM and 5 AFAA CECs Functional Core Training; $7 Explains how to build a strong body starting with your core muscles. https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/functional-core-training-e-book Glute Reboot; $29 https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/glute-reboot-all-about-exercise-for-the-glutes An online course in collaboration with Master Trainer Abbie Appel; learn how the muscles of the gluteal complex work as well as a number of effective exercises to help them function (and look) better 0.2 ACE, NASM and AFAA CECs - $29 Bundle: Functional Core Training, Dynamic Anatomy and Exercise for the Fountain of Youth; $17 https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/e-book-bundle-exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth-functional Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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