Often the craziest ideas are the ones that give you the best memories. But for Venga CBD ambassador, Chrissy Parks, the idea to cross the Grand Canyon 4 times total in a row, on foot, and solo, didn’t seem crazy. It just felt like something she wanted to do. So on an early morning of […]
When starting a CBD regimen, many athletes wonder, “how much CBD should I be using?” The answer is – it depends. There are many reasons to start using CBD, and your reason for using it will help guide how much you should be using. However, each person’s body responds in a unique way to CBD, […]
In celebration of Global Running Day, we have 5 tips to avoid running injuries! National Running Day has been celebrated in the United States since 2009 as part of an effort to get more people moving and encourage folks to embrace running as part of a healthy lifestyle. Fast forward to 2016, and the celebration […]
The science around CBD is continually evolving, thanks in large part to revolutionaries who have been willing to go against the grain, push the boundaries, and go beyond the conventional, textbook medicine on which western medicine is based. In her 2019 TedX Portland talk, Dr. Knox speaks simply and clearly about the Endocannabinoid System – […]
How to Get Better Sleep If you’ve ever Googled “how to get better sleep,” you know just how important sleep is for athletes – and yours is likely suffering. Sleep gives your body and your mind the ability to rest, reset, and recharge. Sleep quality is just as important as quantity. Athletes who suffer chronic […]
What is CBN? CBN cannabinoid benefits are wide-ranging and have only recently been discovered and studied by scientists. The cannabis Sativa plant produces over 100 cannabinoids – that we know of. The 2 most well-known are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol.) But there is an up-and-coming cousin to these 2 compounds that have been found […]
WIPEOUT! Would you ever voluntarily choose to participate in a contest where the course was actively trying to make you wipeout? No? Well for Venga Ambassador, Justin Nucum, the opportunity was just too enticing. Oh, did I mention that millions of people would be watching you wipeout? Yeah, it’s on TV. WIPEOUT, the popular reality […]
As athletes we strive to show up on race day prepared and ready to rock! To achieve this, we have to train consistently – and how do we do that? We make a plan! “A failure to plan is planning to fail.” And yet… Our plan has to account for all the demands of our […]
Why Every Athlete Needs CBD – Interview with Venga CBD CEO & Diaz Human Performance Coach Richard Diaz
Venga CBD founder and CEO sits down for a chat about CBD for athletes with Coach Richard Diaz of Diaz Human Performance.
CBD is the primary active ingredient in hemp. It’s one out of hundreds of similar compounds, called cannabinoids, that are made and used by the endocannabinoid system.
CBD oil is a natural, concentrated oil that is extracted from the flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. You can think of it kind of like an essential oil; what lavender Essential Oil is to the lavender plant, CBD oil is to hemp.
The temperatures have dropped, the leaves have fallen and fresh powder is right around the corner. Know what else is? The holidays. What is a joyous time of year for some, can quickly turn into a stress fest for others. And when you layer in 2020 with its pandemic, work/school from home, election season, murder […]