Blood Flow Restriction: Steven Muñatones of KAATSU on the Benefits of BFR Training (FFP Podcast 164)

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

blood flow restriction

Episode 164 of the Fit Father Project Podcast is all about blood flow restriction (BFR) and the unique benefits of BFR training.

In this episode, you’ll meet Steven Muñatones, the CEO and co-founder of KAATSU, the pioneer and world leader in BFR training for recovery, rehabilitation, and performance.

Steven has taught KAATSU applications and benefits to thousands, including Navy SEALs, Olympic gold medalists, and people in their 80s and 90s. 

With KAATSU, Steven has been able to enable a myriad of people, from wounded warriors and paraplegics to Olympic and professional athletes, to rehabilitate more quickly, effectively, and conveniently. 

He has seen KAATSU enable older, sedentary Baby Boomers to improve their blood circulation and muscle tone, and he has utilized KAATSU himself as cardiac therapy, proving unheard-of confidence in the BFR modality. 

Steven’s passion for health and fitness stems from his own background. He was an NCAA Division I water polo player and swimmer, and is a Guinness World Record holder, inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and the Ice Swimming Hall of Fame, and the recipient of the Poseidon Award from the International Swimming Hall of Fame. 

He coached the USA Swimming national team at 9 international competitions, including 4 world championships, served as an NBC commentator at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and founded WOWSA, the World Open Water Swimming Association. 

Needless to say, Steven has led an interesting and exciting life and has a lot of stories to tell! But more than anything, I can’t wait for you to hear all about KAATSU and the deep and powerful effects of this type of training that’s more accessible than you may think!

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • What KAATSU is and how you can get started with it.
  • How to increase longevity. 
  • Evolving your health and wellness routine as you age.
  • Regaining and maintaining muscle mass.
  • Overcoming workout limitations.
  • And so much more!

So, if you want to get the most from your health and fitness efforts, listen to this episode on blood flow restriction and BFR training, take some notes, and check out FF30X!

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Dr. Anthony Balduzzi, NMD
Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Founder Fit Father Project, Founder Fit Mother Project

After watching his own Dad lose his health and pass away at the young age of 42, Dr. Balduzzi founded The Fit Father Project and Fit Mother Project to help busy dads and moms get and stay healthy for their families.

Dr. Anthony Balduzzi holds dual degrees in Psychology & Nutrition from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, and is also a former national champion bodybuilder. He’s is most proud of the fact that he’s helped over 40,000 families in over 100 countries lose weight and get healthy for life.

*Please know that weight loss results and health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual; you may not achieve similar results. Always consult with your doctor before making health decisions. This is not medical advice – simply very well-researched info on blood flow restriction and BFR training.

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

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