What is CBD for exercise?
CBD is the non-psychoactive molecule found in hemp plants, and the ECS (endocannabinoid system) is a network of cells and receptors which keep your body in balance.CBD is commonly used as part of an overall wellness routine, whether that means starting your day with a few drops of CBD oil, grabbing a CBD drink with your lunch, or taking CBD in the evening to help you wind down. Many also take CBD after a tough workout, along with a protein bar or bottle of water!
Can I use CBD oil and exercise?
You may be thinking, if CBD oil helps me wind down, should I take it while I exercise? CBD is non-psychoactive, so you can take it before working out, before driving or going to work; it won’t affect your ability to complete these tasks.
Why take CBD oil for fitness?
As it is reported regularly in the press, CBD has become increasingly popular, especially within the fitness and sports communities. Many sports men and women advocate CBD, praising the various ways it helps them. This ranges from rugby, to golf and even to MMA fighters. From Ben Franks of the All Blacks to Mike Tyson, many sports men and women acclaim the benefits of CBD to help them feel like their best self. Saracens player George Kruis recently praised the way it helps to ‘put [their] bodies back together’.
Should you use CBD before or after the gym
CBD is very personal, so you can integrate it into your routine whenever it works for you! We find that taking some CBD oil before a yoga class can help them to unwind, while others prefer to grab a cold can of a CBD drink, like TRIP Elderflower Mint, as a refreshment after class!
Can CBD help gym recovery?
Our founder Daniel actually found CBD after suffering a knee injury while playing football! He found that CBD helped soothe the pain, reduce inflammation and helped him sleep much better which majorly contributed to his recovery!