CBD & Sports
CBD is one of 100 cannabinoids contained in the cannabis plant, CBD does not contain THC the psychoactive cannabinoid in the hemp plant. Studies have shown that CBD has very many beneficial effects to the human body and is increasingly accepted and used in the sports world.
THC is responsible for the well-known “high” of the hemp plant, CBD is primarily focused on the active substances that have a positive effect on your body.
Due to the recognition of the many beneficial effects that CBD has on the human body, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed CBD from the list of prohibited substances for professional athletes. https://www.wada-ama.org/en/questions-answers/cannabinoid
It is important to remember that to extract 100% CBD as a pure from the cannabis plant is impossible. This is why CBD products contain a mixture of other cannabinoids from the hemp plant. Due to this athletes at a high level should stop taking CBD products before a competition as they are subject to anti-doping rules or checks.
CBD can be useful for improved physical or athletic performance. There is early evidence to support that CBD may help with better and easier recovery after intense physical exertion by reducing inflammation, managing pain, aiding in sleep, and reducing stress.
This blog will tell you all you need to know about the potential health benefits of using CBD & sports.
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CBD may relieve muscle cramps and pain which helps to increase an athletes pain threshold.
When it comes to treating muscle pain, one of the best – and easiest – ways to do this is through a topical balm infused with CBD. All you have to do is consistently apply the balm to your problem areas and enjoy the benefits.
Hemp Harmony sports balm is recommended for joint and muscle aches, pains and stiffness, providing effective and targeted pain relief. Inspired by Chinese wisdom with their curative properties, our careful selection of ingredients are enhanced with an aromatic fragrance.
CBD has an anti-inflammatory effect which may help speed up recovery, especially when taken as droplets or capsules.
Using CDB informs of lotions, creams or ointments are useful in alleviating pain associated with recovery.
The CBD oil in our capsules has been used for thousands of years, and continues to be used by millions of people across the world today. No matter your age, people of all kinds have found themselves benefitting from regular CBD use, from everyday individuals to professional athletes.
Sleep and Relaxation
Recovery and rest is the most important for athletes if they want to achieve optimum performance. CBD gives a certain calmness that is relaxing and aids in a good nights sleep.
Our wellness hemp tea is an easy and delicious way to get a dose of CBD oil. CBD tea may provide benefits such as positive mental support, help improve mood, and provide relief for discomfort and occasional difficulty sleeping.
The combination of herbal and fruit teas with cannabis (Hemp) has been used for hundreds of years. They together promote health, healing and relaxation.
Stress and Anxiety
CBD helps the body to limit the stress response to workouts by creating the right amount of anti-stress and anxiety hormones in the brain. CBD helps the body to suppress anxiety and stress, allowing athletes to continue training without the body reacting in a negative way. Due to intense training and exercise the body can experience stress and anxiety.
Possible CBD Benefits
- Pain Relief
- Reduce Anxiety and Depression
- Alleviate Cancer Related Symptoms
- Reduce Acne
- Benefit Heart Health
CBD can help strengthen the immune system so your body is more resistant to stress and infections. This means athletes are keeping their bodies and organs in top condition.
CBD Gummies are made with organically grown broad spectrum CBD oil, these gummies are truly one of a kind. Each gummy is packed with 5mg of pure CBD oil, so you only need a few to get your daily dose of CBD. Only downside – these berry flavoured, all natural gummies are so delicious that a few are rarely enough.
CBD Protein Cookie
Increases Endurance & Fitness
By activating and balancing the endocannabinoids system in the human body, both the endurance and overall condition of your body increases. As a result, CBD offers an athlete advantage in sports, which is useful as an athlete.
Each cookie contains 20mg of high quality, broad-spectrum CBD, plus 13 grams of protein — so you can approach the day with strength and tenacity! The protein content in these cookies allows your body to replenish and refuel itself after any draining activity. You’ll move through your daily tasks and goals effortlessly while you’re munching on this tasty treat.
CBD products are particularly beneficial for athletes whose primary goals are power building and muscle gain. CBD helps muscles to grow though the recovery process and prevention of inflammation, athletes can build and expand their muscles much faster.
CBD Infused Nut Butter by Naturecan is a high quality food supplement infused with CBD oil produced and manufactured in the USA. This delicious spread is a great source of refined protein, perfect for creating healthy breakfasts or for use before or after an intense work out.
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