KAATSU B1 integrates the Masimo MightySat® Finger Pulse Oximeter so you can capture and archive your pulse rate, respiratory rate, and perfusion index data in real time. You can also share this information and other usage data with your physicians, physical therapists, trainers, coaches, teammates, family, and friends.
The app enables different applications - each which can customized to meet your goals:
KAATSU unique, patented, and original Standard Cycle Mode.
KAATSU unique, patented, and new Progressive Cycle Mode.
KAATSU patented and traditional Constant Mode.
Each session is recorded, allowing you to track and share your usage with physicians, coaches, physical therapists, trainers, teammates, family, and friends.
Individual session data records and archives the following:
Date and time of use
Mode: Standard Cycle, Progressive Cycle, or Constant
Position (arms or legs)
SKU pressure (both Standard and Customized) within the KAATSU Air Bands
Total duration of use
If the Masimo MightySat Finger Pulse Oximeter is used, your SpO2 and pulse rate every 2 minutes are also recorded.
After selecting your preferred mode (either Standard Cycle, Progressive Cycle, or Constant), you then select which limb position to use.
In the KAATSU Cycle Mode, you can cycle (30 seconds on, 5 seconds off) at different SKU pressures (low, medium, or high) and select your preferred number of sets (up to 6 consecutive sets). Each set is approximately 5 minutes in length.
You can also customize your SKU levels and duration of use. The Cycle Mode is strongly recommended for first-time and older users and should always for as the first set for all users as well as for your warm-up and cool-down.
The Cycle Mode is recommended for Performance, Wellness, Recovery, and Rehabilitation.
Within KAATSU Advanced, you can select either the Progressive or Constant Mode.
In the KAATSU Cycle and Progressive Modes, the SKU pressure is increased by 10 SKU per step. There are 8 steps per each Cycle.
The Progressive Mode is recommended for experienced users.
Recommended for Recovery, Rehabilitation, Performance, and Wellness.
In the KAATSU Constant Mode, you can set your preferred duration for your session. You can also select different SKU pressures for each limb.
Constant is recommended for the most experienced users who wish to do intense or complicated exercises for up to a maximum of 10 minutes.
Recommended for Performance and Rehabilitation.
Each Mode has the option to pause, resume, and stop the inflation of the KAATSU Air Bands as you wish.
Your app also tracks and archives your SKU pressure, the number of sets that you do, the duration of your usage, and the date and time of your use that can be shared with others.
What is the B1?
The revolutionary Bluetooth-enabled KAATSU B1 device operates via your smartphone, powered by an Android or iOS app - and can be safely and conveniently utilized anywhere anytime.
Bluetooth-enabled - share data between device and your phone
KAATSU B1 Android or iOS app download free app on your Android or iPhone
Simple to use without any connector tubes enables total freedom of movement
Light, portable, and easy-to-use - exercise, rehabilitate, and move easily
Works without an Internet connection in case you are out of Internet range
Proprietary algorithms based on 28 years of research and clinical testing tested safely and effectively with people as old as 104 years
Three pressure settings: Cycle, Progressive, and Constant - select preset or custom pressures
Single-limb applications for amputees, paraplegics, injured, disabled users
Real-time capture and archiving of personal usage data - share your data with your physician, therapist, coach, teammates, friends
Integrates with the Masimo MightySat® Finger Pulse Oximeter to obtain your real-time pulse rate and oxygen saturation (SpO2)
Increases vascular elasticity
Naturally produces a robust hormonal and metabolite response
Improves muscle tone
These biochemical reactions lead to better health and rapid rehabilitation without muscle atrophy
Convenience - Wearable devices can be used anywhere anytime
Unlike other BFR equipment, KAATSU does not occlude arterial blood flow which significantly increases its safety profile
Military personnel including special forces
Physicians from orthopedic surgeons to podiatrists
Physical and occupational therapists
Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school, club sports teams
University athletic departments
Amputees, quadriplegics, paraplegics
Individuals with cerebral palsy, MS, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis
How to Measure
ARMS: Measure the circumference of your upper arm above your biceps and triceps, just below the deltoid.
LEGS: Sit on the edge of a chair and measure the circumference of your upper leg, along your groin as high in the groin as possible.