Ambassador Blog: Brendan Burns

Strength Training and Snowboarding   Working as a professional splitboard guide and snowboard instructor has wreaked havoc on my body. As guides, we often refer to the constant ache in the lumbar region as “Guide Back”.   Unfortunately, I have witnessed a number of my mentors and fellow guides suffer the effects lower back injuries.…

A Natural Way to Decrease Inflammation

  A Natural Way to Decrease Inflammation This is information that drug manufacturers do NOT want you to know.  Tart Cherries and berries produce the same anti-inflammatory benefits as Ibuprofen (Advil) or Naproxen (Aleve).  ~But without the nasty side effects. Cherry growers were threatened by the FDA in 2005.  They were to face penalties if…

A Cure for the Broken Leg Blues

On November 1, 2013 I was swept off a mountain in an avalanche. I shattered my patella and dislocated my knee joint.  ACL, PCL and MCL tears.  I had surgery to reconstruct the patella on November 8th and had to spend 9 1/2 weeks in a straight leg brace.  My leg felt like a useless …