There are fitness buffs who are keen to dispel the stereotype of the lazy stoner, with amateur athletes, health-and-wellness gurus, and marketing experts touting the potential of cannabis-fuelled workouts that go well beyond ganja yoga.

As an avid runner with some two dozen marathons under his belt, Adrian Landini is thoroughly familiar with the runner's high.

He's also quite experienced running while high. Yes, the longtime pot smoker says he routinely lights up during a run, and sometimes before — a recent habit that he says has become inextricably linked to his endurance training.

"I just kind of zen out, I pay attention to my movements and what's around me and whatnot and just bring it in with good form," the 43-year-old Toronto resident says of why he smokes.

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Cassandra Szklarski ~ The Canadian Press via TheChronicleHerald.ca

 

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