October 11, 2023 3 min read
As a long-time elite athlete and former professional soccer player, this question has come up a lot in my journey with CBD and Mendi. I've come to understand intimately the importance of taking care of my body. Nutrition, movement, sleep, sun/being outside and connection are all essential factors in overall health and wellbeing. But this article is meant to get a bit more granular on how to optimize certain parts of the equation, specifically getting the most out of each workout.
Life is busy and time is limited, so every workout counts during our hectic weeks. If we are only able to workout three days a week, then let's make sure you're optimizing those three days. If you haven't considered using CBD and plants as a tools to enhance your performance, it's time you should.
While hemp and cannabis are still largely uncharted in the research world, the evidence that does exist is quite compelling. More athletes, like myself, have turned to CB to help improve post-workout recovery after intense trainings, provide relief for in-jury related pain, sleep disturbances and more. If this is something that might interest you, then keep reading!
In short, the answer is yes! Many studies indicate hemp-derived CBD can help reduce inflammation, acute and chronic pain, anxiety and can improve mental focus and clarity. Not to mention, CBD is an effective all-natural sleep aid. All of these benefits will help you get the most out of your fitness routine.
When you're experiencing less inflammation, pain and stress then your body is better equipped to maintain a healthy and consistent sleep schedule-- which is essential! We've written many articles about the importance of sleep, however if you haven't had a chance to read then, below is a list of educational resources for you to check out:
Our all-natural energy drink tablet is our #1 recommended tool for a jolt of pre-workout energy and focus. Made with Green Tea Extract, this stimulating plant compound gives you all the benefits of caffeine, without the caffeine! With less than 0.3mg of caffeine in every tablet, you won't get any jitters but will get all the benefits of feeling super-charged and ready to tackle the workout. We've also blended this Energy Drink Tablet with Ginseng, Rodiola Rosea and Vitamins B6, B12 and C to provide you with an extra source of adaptogens to help combat mental and physical fatigue.
Every product in our Stress Collection is designed to help kick-start your recovery right after your workout. The great news is you have four all-natural, convenient and delicious options to choose from. Whether you want to enjoy our best selling Gummies, or our sugar-less Gel Capsules, or drink our plant-powered Stress Drink Tablet. Each recovery tool is designed to be used right after your workout, to help you calm your nervous system, combat inflammation and pain.
Hemp-derived CBD is a very promising supplement to enhance your fitness routine and give you that extra edge. With options that include pre and post workout solutions, you can squeeze the most out of each workout.
By: Rachael Rapinoe October 25, 2023 4 min readRead More