Positivity by Blaine Gallivan

Injury is a very peculiar thing, especially from the perspective of an athlete. For me, it can go one of two ways: either a healthy learning process promoting self-growth and determination, or a destructive path towards negativity. This fall I was given the amazing opportunity to start working with Crystal Wright and Adam Dowell at…

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 …