Some people stretch before they workout. Others smoke a joint.

With marijuana legalization on Canada's horizon, and legislation already passed in some parts of the United States, it's no surprise weed is being embraced in new circles – including athletics.

And it's not just stereotypical stoner snowboarders getting high. Athletes from long-distance runners to weight lifters are mixing pot into their pre-workout routine, and Ontarians can even expect the 420 Games – a series of athletic events for pot-enthusiasts held across the U.S. – to come to the province this fall.

But while some athletes are raving about it, the science is out on whether toking up actually benefits your workout. 

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Katrina Clarke ~ CBC Life ~

 

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