Nutrition Hacks for Long-Distance Runs: What to Eat Before, During, and After

Whether you’re a marathon runner, a triathlete, or a cyclist, we all share one thing in common: the love for pushing our bodies to the limit. But let’s be real, folks—fueling that machine of yours the right way can make or break your performance. Today, we’re gonna delve into some kickass nutrition hacks that’ll keep […]

The Over-40 Club: Tailoring Your Training Regimen as You Age

Do you remember how easy it was for your body to take on new workouts and recover from injury when you were younger? As you get older, your athletic performance may start to decline. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on sports altogether! If you’re in the Over-40 Club, now is the […]

How To Feel Energized Each Day Without Stimulants

Are you looking for ways to feel energized without caffeine or sugar? Do you ever feel tired and wish for more energy throughout the day but are hesitant to rely on stimulants to do so? If so, then this blog post is made specifically for you! Here we’ll explore natural methods that can help restore […]

Unlocking Your Full Potential: How to Set and Achieve Athletic Goals

Are you an endurance athlete looking to unlock your full potential? Have you ever felt like no matter how hard you train or how much effort you put in, something still holds you back from standing out as a premier athlete? If this sounds familiar, then don’t worry. The obstacle may be smaller than it […]

How To Feel Confident About Your Upcoming Race Even If You’ve Never Raced Before

Are you feeling intimidated and overwhelmed by the thought of your upcoming race? Do the butterflies in your stomach start to flutter when you think about competing against other experienced runners? If that’s the case, don’t worry; this blog is designed to show you just how easy and exciting it can be. Whether it’s your […]

Achieving Balance: How to Manage Sports and Academics

Achieving a balance between sports and academics can be challenging. With the endless pressures of school, family, and friends, finding time for everything is hard. However, with some planning and organization, it is possible to manage sports and academics effectively. Here we will discuss strategies for managing your free time and setting yourself up for […]

Mastering Mental Toughness: How to Develop a Winning Mindset

Do you ever feel like your mind is holding you back? Whatever plans or goals you set for yourself seem unattainable, and that fear of failure clouds nearly everything you do. If so, don’t worry: the good news is that mental toughness can be learned. With just a few simple changes to your routine and […]

How to Recover Like a Pro: Essential Post-Workout Practices

Whether you’re a professional athlete or just trying to stay fit, we can all relate to the sense of accomplishment that comes from pushing ourselves during a workout. But if you want to stay healthy and see continued results from your training, having a proper post-workout routine is essential. With the right tools and techniques, […]

How to Improve Endurance Through Cross-Training

Do you ever find yourself feeling completely drained after just a short workout or unable to keep up with your friends during physical activities? If so, you’re not alone. Building endurance is no easy feat, but what if there’s a secret weapon that can help you go the distance and conquer any challenge that comes […]

The Anatomy & Physiology of an Athlete

Athlete Anatomy Physiology

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.

The First Women’s Grand Canyon 2x R2R2R Fastest Known Time Record

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 […]

Athletic Training & Racing Secrets

Heather Gollnick training

5-time Ironman Champion and Spartan Elite Pro Team member Heather Gollnick joins us for an informative interview. In this discussion, Heather gives some incredible athletic training tips from her years of competing at the highest level, helping athletes at all abilities achieve their peak performance. Join us as we learn ways to get a competitive […]