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Survey Shows That Athletes Uses Cannabis Products Regularly Assist With Their Recovery

Survey Shows That Athletes Uses Cannabis Products Regularly Assist In Recovery From Physical Activities

A study found that people that consume cannabis products regularly will assist in recovery from physical activities.

There are over a 100 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that have multiple therapeutic properties that can promote better health for your body and mind.

Two of the most well known cannabinoids are CBD and THC. Both are very similar in characteristics but THC has psychoactive properties which will make you feel "high" and intoxicate you. When you ingest THC to your body system it may affect the cognitive functions mainly by interacting with your brain. CBD on the other hand, affects your body and the endocannabinoid system. CBD does not have psychoactive properties so it will not make you high and you can continue with your daily activities worry free.

Researchers from Kent State University publish their findings in The Journal of Cannabis Research surgery over a 100 participants who were using cannabis and participated in resistance exercise and aerobics regularly.

They found that:

  • 20% (22 people) of participants used CBD for recovery from aerobics.

  • 23% (25 people) of participants used CBD for recovery from resistance exercises.

  • 93% said CBD aided their recovery.

  • 7% were not sure.

  • 61% (68 people) used THC to recover from aerobics.

  • 60% (67 people) used THC to recover from resistance exercises.

  • 87% said THC aided their recovery

  • 13% were not sure.

  • Nobody answered "No" to any of the questions.

  • Participants felt that the health risk for using cannabis for recovery from exercises was very low.

For a while now, cannabis has started becoming the go for a natural holistic recovery method apart from the more the traditional methods like massaging, active recovery, nutrition supplements, sleep or wearing compression garments.

Here's how using CBD oil from Mellow Organic can help with recovery from physical activities:

Relieve muscle soreness: CBD has anti-inflammatory properties so it will help you relieve muscle soreness

Pain recovery: CBD can help subdue and block pain receptors making CBD the nature's painkiller. It will also help your body to rest, restore and recover from injuries.

Reduce stress and anxiety: CBD has the ability to relieve stress and anxiety bringing balance to your emotions and at the same time boost focus and motivation.

Increase mobility: researchers have found that CBD has antioxidative, antiemetic, neuroprotective, antipsychotic, and anti-inflammatory properties all essential in helping your body deal with muscle strength and mobility also manage ailments like arthritis, rheumatoid or multiple sclerosis.

Promotes sleep:

CBD definitely can promote sleep and great for treating sleeping disorders like insomnia. When you sleep both your brains and your body can rest and rejuvenate. During sleep your body goes into maintenance mode. It will restore bodily functions and at the same time repair muscle and body injuries. Taking CBD oil before bedtime will also allow your brain to get rid of stress and anxiety so that you can go to bed at ease. You will improve on your sleep and waking up feeling fresh.

To find out more about how CBD can help with exercise or recovery from psychical activities you can read more here:

Mellow Organic CBD products are lab tested from third-party lab for the highest standard CBD products. We have Mellow 900mg CBD Oil made from CBD Isolate and contain just CBD available in both Natural and Orange flavors. Mellow Full Spectrum CBD Oil which includes 1,800 mg CBD, THC, other cannabinoids like CBG, CBC, CBN, CBDa or THCa and terpenes. We also have Mellow CBD Soothing Balm, our vanilla scented CBD-infused topical option for those looking for a relax and calming massage and also great to combat muscle soreness and joint aches.

For more information on CBD products from Mellow Organic click on this link

Written by Vivek Roachthavilit

Special thanks to:

National Library of Medicine


Mellow Organic Blog

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