With news of the world’s first cannabis gym opening its doors this year in California, many are eager to learn more about how cannabis can take your workout routine to new found heights.
“If you use it right, cannabis takes the things you love and lets you love them more. With fitness that can help get you into the zone, into eye-of-the-tiger mode,” McAlpine said.
“I think all athletes—whether they’re NFL or NBA pros or just serious athletes wanting to better their fitness—are learning about the therapeutic potential of this plant,” Suzanne Sisley, M.D., an Arizona-based physician and psychiatrist affiliated with the advocacy group Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, said in an interview in Men’s Fitness.
UFC veteran Nate Diaz became an instant champion in the cannabis community last fall when he pulled out a vape pen during a press conference following a decision loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202. CBD can reduce pain and inflammation without the psychoactive effects of THC, and is used regularly by many action sport athletes.
Cannabis can relax your mind and body, as does yoga. Incorporating cannabis into your yoga routine encompasses two of this world’s greatest relaxing and calming practices. In fact, the relaxing characteristics of many cannabis strains can make it easier to embark on some new yoga positions that you haven’t previously been able to reach.
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