Smoking anything before hitting the gym might seem like a bad choice, but a new California gym is betting on marijuana as a performance enhancer for its members.
While the idea of adding cannabis to your workout routine still seems somewhat counter-intuitive, it's gradually gaining acceptance.
NFL players fight pain with medical marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’ - Cannabis News
Retired NFL players use opioids at four times the rate of the general population, according to one study, and marijuana advocates say there’s a safer, healthier alternative available.
Some people stretch before they workout. Others smoke a joint.
In Major League Baseball, the family-friendly American sport, no one smokes weed. Allegedly. Wink. Nudge.
Professional and retired mainstream athletes are already using forms of cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) for acute and long-term pain management.
If the Cowboys owner gets his way, we could see fewer player suspensions.
The event is the brainchild of Jim McAlpine who came up with the idea more than two years ago as a way to "de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy and responsible lifestyle."
Franco Harris is joining to movement for medical marijuana. While the Steelers legend is in good physical and mental health after a lengthy football career, he openly approves marijuana use for the days he doesn't feel so great and has become a strong advocate for current players to use the plant for medicine.
The idea that Ross Rebagliati’s gold medal -- the first Olympic medal to be awarded in the history of snowboarding -- should end up on display at a cannabis dispensary owned by Rebagliati himself, is astonishing, ironic, and entirely fitting.
Sure, you've got a great fitness routine that's doing wonders for you. But have you ever tried working out while high?
What’s happening in the NFL is an example of what your weed-loving friends have always told you.
NFL Players Association plans to explore whether marijuana is safer alternative to opiates – Cannabis News
As society continues to wrestle with the acceptability, or not, of marijuana, the NFL and NFL Players Association try to strike a proper balance regarding the permissibility of the substance.
Marketing cannabis through celebrity and pro athlete endorsements is a relatively new and unstudied concept.
HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that.
PHILADELPHIA -- The conversation about marijuana's place in the NFL is heating up.
NFL Players Association composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use - Cannabis News
Leaders of the NFL Players Association are preparing a proposal that would amend the sport’s drug policies to take a “less punitive” approach to dealing with recreational marijuana use by players, according to the union’s executive director, DeMaurice Smith.
Some of the biggest stars are big advocates.
Prior to the start of the 2016-17 season, Rutgers instituted a new drug testing policy that calls for varying punitive and rehabilitative measures for athletes who test positive for performance-enhancing drugs but has reduced penalties for marijuana use.
I want to run 100 miles! Am I high? Yes, I am high and I’m signed up for the Zion 100 mile ultra-marathon for April 2017.