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Are you feeling the pain of trying to shed a few pounds that you've gained? If so, you will probably be enlightened and elevated to learn that the miraculous natural plant that we all love so much could bring you the much-needed relief that you are after post workout.  In fact, there are numerous benefits to utilizing cannabis post workout, as well as during and, sometimes, even before.

 

3 Reasons Why You Should Utilize Cannabis Post Workout

 

Pain

For centuries, throughout the pharmacopeia of different cultures worldwide, there has been a reference to cannabis being utilized to help relieve pain. If you've ever been to the gym, you could automatically understand how utilizing cannabis in one of its many forms post-workout may be beneficial. Today, there are a plethora of different ways in which individuals can use cannabis, including topical lotions and creams, the traditional smoking or vaping and now, more than ever before, more people are turning to cannabis capsules. All these methods could be beneficial post workout for providing you with the pain relief you need. 

 

Sore Muscles & Inflammation

What many find to be very intriguing about utilizing cannabis post workout is that CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, has been shown to work wonders for inflammation. Therefore, many athletes and other health-conscious individuals that hit the gym on a regular basis are starting to consume CBD not only post workout but even beforehand. This is because consuming CBD before exercising could potentially prevent inflammation and sore muscles, without leaving you feeling intoxicated throughout your workout.

 

Injuries

Let’s face it. When our bodies are pushed to their limits, eventually, something is bound to go wrong and result in an injury. CBD, one of the primary cannabinoids found in cannabis, has been proven to substantially help the healing process of broken bones. So, not only might it prevent sore muscles and inflammation, but in the event of an injury, it could drastically improve the healing process, having you ready to hit the gym again in no time flat!

 

Do you utilize cannabis during or after workouts? If so, we’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!

  Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 10:09pm 3 months ago
Profile PictureWritten By: Ashley Priest

Ashley is a freelance cannabis writer and the co-owner of CannaLance. Her passion for sharing education and truth surrounding cannabis stems from a personal loss. Ashley has always had an elevated relationship with cannabis but it wasn't until 2015 that she turned that passion and relationship into a career as a cannabis writer.

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