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Anyone training with tourniquets?? (Read 85 times)

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/21/sports/olympics/athletes-blood-flow-restriction.html

     

    I had never heard of this....  Galen is into it.

     

    Anyone tried it?

    kilkee


    runktrun

      Molly Huddle alluded to something about restricting blood flow in one of her IG posts...must have been this.

       

      Here's an article not behind paywall, from 2014.

       

      Tourniquet training triggers 'dramatic' strength gains for wounded troops | Article | The United States Army

      Not running for my health, but in spite of it.

        Tomorrow, I'm going to jump on the treadmill with bungee cords strapped around my upper thighs... what could go wrong? 

        kilkee


        runktrun

          pics or it didn't happen

          Not running for my health, but in spite of it.

          darkwave


          Mother of Cats

            I can't dig it up now, but I believe miler Heather Kampf was using this technique a few years ago when she was trying to come back quickly from an injury.

            Everyone's gotta running blog; I'm the only one with a POOL-RUNNING blog.

             

            And...if you want a running Instagram where all the pictures are of cats, I've got you covered.

            kennedystewart


              Well done with this article!