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More and more people nowadays are becoming familiar with the benefits of cannabis products and that couldn’t be different for athletes. Considering the demanding nature of their job and their need for the best body remedies they need to be in the forefront of the medical industry advancements. A growing number of athletes across the world use CBD products for their daily rehabilitation rituals and some of them, seeing the magnificent results, even go further to become cannabis entrepreneurs. Let’s see a few of them.
English former professional strongman, notable for winning the World’s Strongest Man 2017 competition and for being the world record deadlift holder, lifting 500 kg (1,102 lb; 79 st) under strongman rules, which he achieved in 2016 is a strong advocate of CBD. Watch him below showing a huge recover tip for everyone.
Eddie does a great job also to raise awareness about the benefits of CBD products, reaffirming that it is 100% natural compound with excellent healing abilities through the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The body produces endocannabinoids, which are neurotransmitters that bind to cannabinoid receptors in your nervous system. Studies have shown that CBD may help reduce chronic pain by impacting endocannabinoid receptor activity, reducing inflammation and interacting with neurotransmitters
George Kruis and Dom Day
England rugby player George Kruis and former Wales international Dom Day are not only recommending the use of CBD products for recovery purposes but have made the step forward to create a new cannabis startup. Fourfivecbd launched its first range of products this year, including a zero THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) product.
“We saw an opportunity and wanted to create a product that people can trust; for athletes, by athletes,” says Kruis. “Also, because professional sport is a short career, like many other athletes we are starting to plan for life off the field.”
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The idea sprung when a number of players started talking about the health benefits of CBD. Dom Day has been playing professional rugby for 14 years with over 250 top flight games to his name and as a result his body has suffered his share of injuries. Geroge Kruis with 10 years as a professional rugby player and a British Lion and with over 150 appearances winning 2 European titles and 3 Premiership trophies has also suffered a lot with the latest suffering being an ankle injury which was treated with CBD oil. Krus said players often took strong painkillers(mostly co-codamol) to deal with constant low-level pain but many were worried about the risk of addiction.
“Athletes like CBD because it is something alternative and natural. Between us we have 20 years’ experience in professional sport and have been under the surgeon’s knife 12 times,” says Day. “After taking CBD as part of our recovery from different setbacks, we saw a dramatic improvement in a number of symptoms.”
Over in the states and the UK to a lesser extent there is an epidemic of opioid deaths and prescriptions are handed out like confetti. That is what has alerted another pair of athletes across the Atlantic to join the CBD community, but this time… they are bros.
UFC Super Stars & Cannabis Icons Nick & Nate Diaz Launch CBD-Infused Plant-Based Nutrition Company. GAME UP NUTRITION is a CBD-infused, plant-based super nutrition company designed by founders who all believe that a safe and effective herbal alternative exists for most nutritional goals and even the treatment of most ailments. Doubling-down on their longtime lifestyle, Nick & Nate Diaz created GAME UP in order to, first and foremost, design and produce the plant-based supplements they use, but the way they want them produced.
Nick & Nate Diaz, world-renowned Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belts and infamous professional martial artists known for their exciting performances, plant-based diets and remarkable endurance, the brothers are also dedicated triathletes and lightning rod cannabis activists.
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But it is not only the athletes that appreciate the effects of CBD. Celebrities across the globe like Ozzy Osbourne, aka the “The Prince of Darkness” and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist who is using CBD oil to fight pain following recent injuries and illness. Ozzy aged 70 is using cannabis oil to combat the severe pain he is being having and Sharon Osbourne confirms that he is not receiving any opioid painkillers.
Asked if there is worry Ozzy might get hooked on painkillers while he’s recovering, Sharon responded:
“He’s off all of that. He had to have it after he was operated on the last time. But now for pain, he has that CBD – or whatever it’s called – and he’s dealing with it that way.”
All across the world people are rediscovering the medicinal properties of this wonderful plant and the examples are growing from people that find healing, in one form or another, from its uses. The time is now to explore the best deals in the market and join the cannabis revolution.