Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction Boosts Endorphins and Increases Pain Tolerance
Aerobic exercise with blood flow restriction cuffs may be beneficial for increasing pain-reducing molecules in the body and increasing pain tolerance in old or diseased individuals.
For as long as we’ve known about the benefits of exercise, we have been searching for ways to make it more effective and less time-consuming (let’s call this “efficiency”). A range of devices and protocols have been developed to increase the caloric burn or toughness of your workout, and more recently, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and the new…
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