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What Do Athletic Trainers and Sports Medicine Doctors Think about Cannabis? - Just CBD, Okay with THC, Smoke It or No?

by Joseph Billions | Sunday Dec 31, 2023

The recent study indicates that 72% of sports medicine physicians support WADA's decision regarding cannabidiol, with 59 percent advocating for the removal of cannabis itself from the list of prohibited substances. In September, an NCAA panel recommended eliminating marijuana from the banned substances list for college athletes.


Can Weed Companies Sponsor Sports Teams and Big Games?

by Nanci Chi-Town | Sunday May 29, 2022

With this development, it means that cannabis and cannabis-related products will face less stigma. But this also reflects the constant limitations that made it tough for cannabis businesses to run like other firms. Even though the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL have all relaxed on players' use of cannabis substances, they have not accepted CBD sponsorships as other leagues have. Presently, the leagues still won't allow players to get cannabis or CBD sponsorship deals as individuals.


Reefer Madness, But in a Good Way -The NCAA Raises the Allowable THC Limit for College Athletes

by DanaSmith | Friday Mar 18, 2022

During their meeting, the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) decided that the positive drug screen result threshold would be increased from 35 nanograms per milliliter to 150 nanograms per milliliter of THC. These changes were made effective immediately.


Pickleball and Medical Marijuana - Did Seniors Using Cannabis Help Fuel the Pickleball Phenomena?

by DanaSmith | Sunday Nov 28, 2021

Pickleball is easily the fastest growing sport in the United States today. Marijuana use is booming among seniors right now, the fastest growing customer group for medical marijuana. Coincidence?


Can CBD Oil Help You Stay Lean and Actually Build Muscle?

by Joseph Billions | Monday Dec 7, 2020

The level of microdamage done to the muscle fibers during a workout determines the effect of the process on the body. CBD helps to nourish those muscle fibers and increase the time for the muscle to recover. This makes the muscle available to undergo another round of stress and improvement. This means that CBD increases the duration of workout routine intensity that muscles can be put through.


Working out with Weed - Sativa or Indica?

by Lemon Knowles | Thursday Aug 8, 2019

Even as cannabis has been proven to enhance the way that athletes train and recover, it should not be treated like a silver bullet or a talismanic verse that solves your problems on its own. For best results, make sure to have a balanced diet and to perform proper techniques during your workouts.  Cannabis should not be seen as a steriod or way to gain weight or get cut.  The endocannabinoid system is what cannabis effects more and interacts with as opposed to other systems of the body.


Runners Turn To Cannabis To Make It To The Finish Line

by DanaSmith | Tuesday Aug 28, 2018

Not only do many of them find pot as a natural and therapeutic means to enhance their performance, but many also use it to assist with recovery and even have more fun running.


CBD For Athletes - New Dad & UFC Champion T.J. Dillashaw

by Lemon Knowles | Friday Jul 27, 2018

With the help of his trainer Calavitta and his upgraded nutrition program, T.J is aiming to truck his way down to the 135-pound bantamweight limit, without skipping a single meal with Green Roads CBD supplements.


How Cannabis Can Improve Your Golf Game (and other sports)

by DanaSmith | Friday Jun 1, 2018

Key takeaway? Somewhere between 8 to 18mg of THC should be able to benefit your golf game, or performance for other sports for that matter.


How CBD Can Improve Athletic Performance

by HighChi | Thursday Mar 22, 2018

The use of cannabidiol (CBD) for healing a wide range of ailments is becoming increasingly widespread. From treating chronic pain to epilepsy, CBD offers a multitude of therapeutic benefits.