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What’s the Deal With Athletes Using Cannabis During Training?

Written by Healer Staff Writer

Until recently, cannabis (aka marijuana) was considered the illicit drug of choice for lazy teenagers. But since marijuana is now recreationally legal in many states, it’s gaining popularity among one of the most active and focused populations out there: endurance athletes.

More and more endurance athletes are talking about how cannabis helps them focus better, relieve exercise-related discomfort, and recover faster. Read the full story, What’s the Deal with Athletes Using Cannabis During Training? which discusses the impact of cannabis on exercise, including:

  • Pain Relief and Speeds Recovery
  • Enhancing the “Runner’s High”
  • Safety and Potential Side Effects

This article written by Lauren Bedosky was originally published on Livestrong.com on March 28, 2018.


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