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How to Incorporate Cannabinoids into an Active Routine

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Cannabis FlowerYou want to incorporate multiple aspects of wellness into your life but are wondering where to begin . Leading an active lifestyle is one of the most effective ways to start out! According to the CDC, being physically active provides immediate benefits for your brain health, such as improved cognition and reduced feelings of anxiety. As you age, being physically active helps to keep your mind sharp. Physical activity also reduces health risks such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers, including breast, lung, and colon cancer. It can even increase your lifespan.

As a way to enhance your active lifestyle, try incorporating cannabis into your workouts and activities. Although many people think of cannabis as a way to just sit back on the couch, relax, and watch TV, there are a ton of active applications as well. Here are a few suggestions on how to incorporate CBD and/or Delta 8 into a routine to enhance many activities and physical recovery.

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Hiking and being outside are great ways to begin the journey of leading an active lifestyle and increasing wellness. According to WebMD, being outside lowers anxiety, provides you platform to exercise, improves your sleep, boosts creativity, and gives you a source of Vitamin D. To make your hiking and outdoor experience even more enjoyable, try Delta-8 THC. Delta-8 THC can produce feelings of euphoria and is a great way to enhance any experience. This makes it a great way to detach and enjoy the moment while in the presence of nature.

Specialty Sports or Workouts like Jiu Jitsu

Although a combat sport paired with something associated with relaxation seems like an odd combination, Jiu Jitsu and cannabis are becoming ever more popular together. According to the Grappling Insider, there is even a tournament called High Rollerz, which is dedicated to athletes who love using cannabis before their Jiu Jitsu matches. Cannabis is claimed to improve tissue oxygenation and soothe muscles, which would ultimately help when competing in such a hardcore sport.

Yoga

Yoga, according to John Hopkins Medicine , has endless benefits, from improving flexibility, to helping with stress relief, to decreasing inflammation and improving your quality of life. Cannabis and yoga are a combination that has gone together forever! Adding cannabinoids such as Delta-8 THC or CBD can be a great way to loosen up, relax, and lean into each movement. Namaste!Yoga at sun rise

Workout Recovery

After working out and being physically active, you might find yourself sore and in need of relief. Try taking CBD for recovery after your workouts. According to Forbes, CBD may relieve pain through topical use, and also reduces inflammation so it can be effective for sore muscles or joints, which may be inflamed after a tough workout.

To learn more about how you can incorporate cannabis into your workout routine, check out our article on CBD & Workout Recovery.

As we’ve discussed here, in contrast to the traditional “stoner” profile, cannabinoids actually have a lot of applications in an active, physical lifestyle. As more users try incorporating cannabinoids into their everyday life, including physical activity, traditional stigmas around cannabis get broken down more and more. Try it for yourself! Incorporate Delta 8 and CBD into a couple of your activities and see how you feel!

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