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Joe Vennare

Combining an extensive knowledge of innovative training methods, with a background in athletic competition and an engaging personality; Joe serves as the lead presenter for fitness certification seminars, a writer for numerous websites and publications and an ambassador for various fitness... Full Bio
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The #1 Spartan Race Training Exercise You Should be Doing by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Attempting to achieve the acclaim, or at least the body, of a Spartan Warrior you have decided to register for an ass kicking courtesy of Spartan Race!?! Although you migh ... Read on »
Learn How to Do a Burpee in 6 Steps by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise What is it? The burpee is a torturous, total body exercise that will fatigue all of the major muscle groups, while training cardiovascular endurance. How do you d ... Read on »
Avoid These 3 Tough Mudder Training Mistakes by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Competing in a Tough Mudder will present a number of unique and unpredictable challenges. While there is no way of knowing exactly what type of obstacles you will encounte ... Read on »
Turn your shitty day around with this 20 minute workout by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today has been one of those days. You know the kind. Nothing went according to plan. The morning was a mess. Woke up late. Had to skip breakfast. The afternoon ... Read on »
I eat butter for breakfast (with my coffee) by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Okay, that’s not entirely true. The truth is, I put grass-fed butter in my coffee and DRINK it. Every day. I look forward to it. I crave it. It’s delicious and nutriti ... Read on »
WTF is the Paleo Diet and Should You Try It? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Eat like a caveman, they say. That’s the paleo diet in a nutshell. Well, that’s part of it… By now there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the paleo diet. I ... Read on »
WTF is the Paleo Diet and Should You Try It? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Eat like a caveman, they say. That’s the paleo diet in a nutshell. Well, that’s part of it… By now there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the paleo diet. I ... Read on »
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Do you REALLY need to take supplements? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The answer to that questions depends on who you ask. If you consult a fitness magazine, the answer is a resounding yes. As a matter of fact, they’ll tell you exactly w ... Read on »
WTF is intermittent fasting, and does it work? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you had a superpower, what would it be? I know mine. I’d have the ability to survive without food. Does that count? I think it does. And since I’m the one writi ... Read on »
What is intermittent fasting, and does it work? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you had a superpower, what would it be? I know mine. I’d have the ability to survive without food. Does that count? I think it does. And since I’m the one writi ... Read on »
4 Secrets for Creating the Perfect Workout Plan. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve been “working out” since I was in seventh grade. That’s when I started playing football. It’s also when I was first introduced to the weight room. Thank goodness ... Read on »
24 Ways to Guarantee You Never Miss a Workout by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise What do you do when you’d rather sleep than sweat, or if you’re  too busy running around, to actually go for a run? Do you make an excuse, or make it happen? If you catch ... Read on »
What happened when I gave up. The outcome might surprise you. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I used to think I was bipolar. And depressed. Apparently a lot of people feel this way. Do you? I did. I wasn’t really either of those things. If you’re anything like ... Read on »
How to get a REAL workout at a FAKE (franchise) gym by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Walking into a franchise fitness facility is like walking into an alternate universe. Is this real life? I think to myself. Grown men flexing in the mirror. Talkin ... Read on »
10 Tips for Building a Tough Mudder Training Plan by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Whether you’re a first time mudder or repeat racer, you should be following a Tough Mudder training plan to maximize your performance. Sure, strength and cardio are part ... Read on »
A couple HUGE announcements. The last one will blow your mind. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You want to be happy and healthy, right? Yeah, I thought so. That’s an awesome goal. One you can definitely achieve. I’m going to make sure of it. How you ask? Sim ... Read on »
If you can get fat, you can get fit by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I don’t know anyone who wants to be unhealthy. You want to be healthy, right? Me too! Same goes for everyone I meet. We want to look better and feel better. To hav ... Read on »
One Minute Workouts Add Up by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It was 10pm. My focus was fading. My eyes were barely open. I had been sitting at my desk for hours. Starting at the computer screen. Researching studies. Scouring art ... Read on »
How Fitness Magazines Ruin Your Health by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You’re not good enough. You never will be. That’s what the headlines on “health” and “fitness” magazines ought to read. It’s what they want us to think, after all. Tha ... Read on »