Operating beyond our optimum potential is not an easy feat. But nothing of worth comes easy. In order to achieve optimal strength, fitness is the place to start. It is common knowledge that daily exercise will help increase endurance in this busy world. But sometimes the hardest part of working out is getting started. There are days when we just need a little more motivation.
Cannabis could be the answer.
No longer is the stigma of a lazy stoner an accurate description of the modern day cannabis enthusiasts. We are active, want the best out of life and are ready to work for it. Incorporate cannabis into your daily fitness regimen and you will to be amazed at the benefits. In a recent video from Green Flower Media, the host Mandee Lee explores “7 Ways Cannabis Boosts Fitness”. Keep reading to get the down low on how you can incorporate cannabis and fitness too.
- Shift Perspective
Cannabis can shift your perspective by choosing a strain that increases euphoria. You can go from not wanting to work out to feeling motivated and empowered. Working out could become fun!
- Loosens Up the Body
The pain relieving benefits can help with stretching before and after your work out. You can push through the tightness and achieve a deeper stretch.
- Bronchial Relaxation
Cannabis could relax the airways which will allow more air to be taken in. It could also mildly increase blood flow. This dual action allows more oxygen to flow through the bloodstream.
- Focus More on Targeted Muscle Groups
When you are weight lifting it is important to focus on the specific muscle group. Cannabis can help you consciously zoom in on your muscles as they contract with each rep.
- Increase or Suppress Appetite
If you want to lose weight, cardio and eating less is the way to go. Cannabis that is high in humulene and THCV could possibly suppress your hunger.
If you are trying to gain make sure to focus on weight training and eat several meals throughout the day. There are many munchie inducing strains to help you out.
- Easing Away Nerve Pain, Muscle Tension and Working with Pain Signal Cells
In order to build muscle you need to push past your comfort zone. Cannabis will help you push through the pain and reach higher fitness goals. At the same time, you will still be able tell when the pain in too much and avoid injury.
- Cannabis and Recovery
It is important to rest your body in-between work outs. The body needs time to regenerate and build new muscle tissue. Recovery time can be painful and frustrating. Cannabis can provide pain relief and alleviate stress.
Strain selection and how you consume are always the big Q’s when it comes to enjoying cannabis. In the case of adding cannabis to your work out – it is no exception.
Cannabis smoking methods may adversely affect your work out if you have respiratory concerns. Edibles are an excellent option before working out – smoke free and delicious chocolate! Try combining a small dose of a HiFi THC Chocolate Dark Chocolate Bite AND half a Dark Chocolate CBD bar. You will get the euphoric and focus effects of THC. Then halfway through your workout, the pain-relieving abilities of CBD will allow you to push through. After your work out, eat the other half of the HiFi CBD Dark Chocolate Bar and let it do it’s magic. During your rest periods you can continue to enjoy HiFi Premium Cannabis Infused Chocolates as your body heals in time for the next work out.
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All fitness regimens require discipline. Commit to a routine and you will soon reap the rewards of living a healthy and fit lifestyle.
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Disclaimer: Posts are made for getting the conversation going about the popular uses of cannabis. Information and statements made are for educational purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. It is not our intention to dispense medical advice, prescribe, or diagnose illness. The views and nutritional advice expressed are not intended to be a substitute for conventional medical service. If you have a severe medical condition or health concern, see your physician.