Are You Training Too Much? Overtraining can be a serious problem for athletes. It can lead to injuries, illness, and a decrease in performance. It can also cause feelings of depression and anxiety. The Overtraining Survival Guide will help athletes to understand what overtraining is, how to prevent it, and how to recover from it. […]
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Coach Scott Jones and Venga CBD founder Jay OHare bust out the new 2022 training calendar to talk about how to efficiently and effectively plan your year of training. Whether you are running your first ultra or training for multiple events you’ll walk away with a few ideas and concepts on better planning for endurance […]
Here at Venga we’re total physiology nerds. We’ve been geeking out over the Institute of Human Anatomy’s YouTube channel where they use real cadavers to show and explain all kinds of conditions and processes of the human body.
This is a truly amazing YouTube channel.
There’s nothing more frustrating than being on the sidelines with an injury. You know your body needs the recovery time but it can seem to take forever to recover. When it’s finally time to get back into your sport many times, well-intentioned athletes make mistakes and so often re-injure themselves setting them back even further. […]
“Recovery is the cornerstone of performance.” This quote by Dr. Phil Maffetone sums it up well. Athletes need recovery to perform well, and recovery comes in many forms. One way you can recover faster is by getting enough sleep every night. Another vital recovery strategy is staying hydrated throughout the day. Here are 10 ways […]
Venga founder & CEO, Jay OHare goes in-depth with Marilyn, Mark & Elliot of the 99% Podcast. Hosted by Elliot Bassett, Mountain Endurance head coach Marilyn Chychota head coach of Marilyn Chychota Coaching Jesse Vondracek, head coach of Top Step Training This is a podcast dedicated to the big picture ways to get faster and […]
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Among endurance athletes who put their bodies through the wringer on a regular basis, the percentage of those who regularly take OTC drugs like ibuprofen is extremely high. And taking ibuprofen or similar drugs during endurance efforts has been shown to have a long list of harmful side effects, with one study showing that for […]
Go behind the scenes of Venga CBD with this in-depth interview with Venga CBD founder & CEO Jay OHare. This interview originally appeared on the 303 Endurance Podcast. Jay discusses the important role CBD can play in helping endurance athletes perform their best, why Venga CBD is different and significantly better than other products as […]
Based on who you are and what you do, pain and inflammation are always going to be part of the equation. Every athlete gets that. But here’s the rub-a-dub-dub. Anytime pain shows up, it always brings along its good friend inflammation. And if you know anything about inflammation, it likes to arrive early, spread out […]
People who take CBD report many benefits, including improved sleep, increased focus, and reduced recovery times from hard workouts. There are actually 2 ways CBD helps speed workout recovery, explained here. Have you ever had one of those days where it felt like you just had the hardest workout of your life, and you could […]