Training Smart, Not Hard: Balancing Intensity and Recovery


If you’re all about pushing your limits while keeping your body in top shape, you’re in the right place. As athletes, we often hear the mantra “go hard or go home.” But let’s face it, going hard all the time can lead to burnout, injuries, and, let’s be real, a whole lot of grumpiness. That’s […]

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 Optimize Your Performance with Effective Pre-Workout Routines

Are you looking for ways to maximize your athletic performance? With the right pre-workout routine, you can significantly improve your strength, endurance, and energy levels before engaging in any physical activity. Pre-workouts are a way to give yourself an extra boost before hitting the gym or participating in a sporting event. You can set yourself […]

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 […]

How to Create an Effective Endurance Training Plan

Do you want to build up the capacity for longer physical activity while improving overall health and fitness? Endurance training greatly reduces fatigue during strenuous activity while enhancing muscle tone and cardiac functioning. Whether you’re new to exercise or an experienced athlete, by designing and following a more effective endurance training program, anyone can increase […]

How to Rebuild Fitness After an Injury

How to Rebuild Fitness After an Injury that's Kept You on the Sidelines

Are you looking to break out of the fitness slump brought on by an injury? Are you eager to get back in shape and build strength but don’t know where to start? Many people face this problem after sustaining an injury that kept them away from their regular exercise routines. The good news is some […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Marathon Times


It’s time to start thinking about improving your marathon times for this year! While the hours of training running long distances with high intensity is certainly key, other major components can help you get faster times over those 26.2 miles. In this blog post, we’ll discuss five tips to push your performance during every marathon […]

How To Stay Motivated To Train During The Winter Months

Winter Trail Running

Colder days of winter bring about a mix of feelings for those who love to get outdoors and stay active. On the one hand, the winter season can be refreshing, with snow on the ground, and crisp, cool temperatures often provide ample motivation to bundle up and head outside for some exercise. On the other […]

How to Quickly Bounce Back from Hard Training Sessions


You’ve just finished a grueling training session and feel exhausted. At times like these, it can be difficult to stay motivated, but with the right strategies, you can quickly bounce back after tough workouts and maintain your momentum. In this blog post, we will discuss effective techniques that you can use to beat feeling drained […]

The Overtraining Survival Guide


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. […]

Setting Up the 2022 Training Calendar

2022 Training Calendar

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 […]