Category Archives: CBD Info

Recovering From Sports Injuries Using CBD

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Getting Back In The Game Athletes face a nearly ever-present battle against sports injuries and chronic pain. That much is clear. What’s a little less obvious is the fact that this battle, unlike so many others, has driven surprisingly little innovation… and surprisingly few real solutions. And since it’s been a while since anything genuinely […]

Boost Your Workout With CBD

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What to know about CBD and physical training You’ve probably seen or heard some of the copious medical claims currently being made about CBD. Everything from how CBD helps with sleep to how it affects our mental state, and the reduction of anxiety. But among its many benefits, did you know that CBD can actually […]

CBD vs. Opioids: Pain Management Landscape

CBD versus Opioids

You don’t need us to tell you that the United States is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. But one normally healthy group may be more vulnerable to opioid addiction than most: endurance athletes. Here’s what the research says: “The problem of abuse and addiction to opioid analgesics has emerged as a major issue […]

The CBD Supermarket Ripoff

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America, 1937: Hemp becomes illegal almost overnight, yet wild-growing hemp keeps popping up everywhere. Federal agents respond by cutting it down, and in the 60+ years that follow, they reportedly eradicate over 100 million hemp plants. Yet hemp persists, if only by a very fibrous thread. America, 2019: Hemp becomes fully legal almost overnight. CBD […]

CBD For Athletes – What To Know (Natural Running Network Podcast)

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Venga CBD was an invited guest to the Natural Running Network podcast, to talk with Coach Richard Diaz about the power of CBD for athletes. You can listen to this informative show here: It is surprising how many athletes i know who are using CBD’s for a variety of reasons. The more I investigated the […]

CBD and Your Body

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How CBD Interacts with the Body CBD is the primary active ingredient in hemp. It’s one out of hundreds of similar compounds, called cannabinoids, that are produced by the cannabis plant family. CBD is simultaneously one of the most powerful and least psychoactive cannabinoids. CBD is short for cannabidiol, though it’s not an acronym. Cannabidiol […]

Why CBD and Athletics?

CBD is taking the nation by storm with an incredible amount of fanfare. After all, CBD and athletics seem tailor made for each other. Meanwhile, you’ve probably started finding new variations of CBD infused products showing up in your daily life almost everywhere (think grocery store isles). But as an athlete, you’re probably wondering how […]

Ditch the Ibuprofen and Still Beat the Pain

Inflammation Bringing You Down? Consider CBD. As athletes, experiencing pain from inflammation in both our muscles and internal organs is the inevitable price we pay for our sport. But when these conditions start to become chronic it’s time to take back our own quality of life. The common “go-to” for helping alleviate the pain with […]