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…

10 Reasons To Stretch More by Pete Wilson

The top ten reasons why you should be stretching more: 1. Decreases muscle stiffness and increases range of motion. Stretching helps improve your range of motion, which may also slow the degeneration of your joints. 2. May reduce your risk of injury. A flexible muscle is less likely to become injured if you have to make a sudden…

Staying Stronger Longer

By: Brian Mulvihill On a recent trip to Alaska, while volunteering as a Denali Rescue Volunteer with the National Park Service, I was able to get away from job duties and climb a 1200ft alpine ice route during a “free day.” This climb would not have been possible if I had not been training before hand.…

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…