CBD: A Complete Guide For Fitness Enthusiasts

 In Wellness

If you’re a skeptic when it comes to fast-changing wellness fads: coconut oil in (and on) everything, charcoal face-masks, avocado toast, and most recently, CBD, then you are in the right place. With all the hype surrounding CBD (aka, cannabidiol) and the emerging research, our goal as a leading CBD brand, is to provide you with the facts about CBD. Learn more about CBD for fitness enthusiasts. 

The Rumor On The Block

One rumor that has recently caught our attention is how CBD can improve your everyday workout routine. And we aren’t just talking about the average runners high!

While most professional athletes might not be raving about the benefits of toking up (yet!), they will however give you a glimpse into their supplement cabinet and we can almost bet that a bottle of CBD is sitting front row to help reduce their aches and pains, and allow them to get back on the court (or trail) quicker!


In fact, cannabis might just be the new secret weapon to kick your fitness game up a few notches. Read on to learn just how cannabis is changing the game for fitness fanatics everywhere.


  1. A Pre-Workout Boost Without The Jitters

Skip the mid-workout crash and jitters with a caffeine-free energy boost! That’s right, no stimulate but all the focus! Meet Rise, a carefully crafted herbal nootropic. Known as the “smart drugs”, these cognitive enhancers are in every neuro hacker’s toolbox to enhance motivation, creativity, memory, and other executive functions. Many seek out brain-boosting nootropics for help with various aspects of mood including stress and worry, lingering sadness, and other cognitive disturbance. 


Packed with a powerful mushroom that provides everything (side from the crash and a few unwanted chemicals) your artificial pre-workout provides. Discovered by ancients and beloved by athletes, Cordyceps are known to provide clean energy without extra stimulation. This mushroom helps increase oxygen intake up to 20% which naturally boosts mental and physical energy. Cordyceps help us breathe more, making it perfect for a pre-workout boost or general energy jolt throughout the day without draining the adrenals or b-lining to a late afternoon crash.


Whether you are hitting the streets for an early morning run, or scurry out the office door to get to the gym before the 6pm rush hour, the nootropic blend in Rise will support your cognitive functions while combating the stress of daily life all day long! 


  1. A Game Changer When It Comes To Post-Workout Inflammation


When we workout and damage our muscles. Then, our bodies repair them and grow back even stronger. Inflammation comes into play during the repair process when our body increases blood flow to the affected area to replenish oxygen, fuel our muscles, and clear out waste. A study from the European Journal of Pain showed, using an animal model, taking a regular dosage of CBD before strenuous activities help lower pain and inflammation due to extreme joint pain. Another study demonstrated the mechanism by which CBD inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain, two of the most difficult types of chronic pain to treat.


While inflammation is necessary to help protect the body as it heals, a state of ongoing or chronic inflammation is undesirable and can be a source of significant pain and anxiety, and is sometimes linked with depression. CBD shows potential as a plant-derived anti-inflammatory without the side effects of medications.


  1. A Muscle Relaxer For A Quick  Recovery


As CBD, with it’s pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties, is a natural post-workout aid. Whether used as a topical or ingestible form, CBD helps relieve the pain and soreness of joints and muscles including DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) – which shows up about 24-48 hours after a tough sweat session.


The Cured Salve is a perfect topical option for the one who won’t stop talking about their sore booty! With a clean and easy roll-on application, this product will provide fast-acting relief to any Chaturanga-loving yogi, weight-slammin’ bodybuilder, or trail-loving cyclist.


CBD for Fitness Enthusiasts

With adding CURED to your workout routine, you might just find that you’ll be able to workout harder, longer, and bounce back quicker the next day!


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