Is CBD For Sports Recovery A Valuable Tool?

Is CBD For Sports Recovery A Valuable Tool?

Is CBD for Sports Recovery?   The answer to this is ABSOLUTELY. CBD, the non-dependency forming hemp derivative has been used as an athletic supplement by professionals for years. The quickest way to see results from exercise is to GO HARD! No pain, no gain, right? However, pushing your body to the limit can result in soreness and discomfort in the days to come possibly deterring workouts in the immediate future. CBD As An Athletic Supplement WADA aka The world anti-doping agency recently adjusted the limitations of their prohibitions list. These changes have brought about a much-needed conversation around the inclusion...

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Ripped Games Recap With Heartland Holistics

Ripped Games Recap With Heartland Holistics

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Have you ever heard of the Ripped Games? Here's a little Ripped Games recap... Every year a fearless group of CrossFit athletes join together to compete in a competition of peer fitness and physical power. These athletes have one main goal! They want to see who has the mental focus and drive to rise above the rest. They want to see who among them is the modern day Hercules. This annual competition is called “The Ripped Games” and they are perfectly named. The competitors are in amazing physical condition. The BIG Ripped Games Recap Each team competes against other teams...

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Does CBD Oil Work For Fitness?

Does CBD Oil Work For Fitness?

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In the athletic world, does CBD work for fitness? Sports are competitive and athletes are always looking for the next legal advantage they can gain over their competition. Just ask any college athlete! CBD is not a FDA proven drug, but many believe that it helps athletes recover from injuries without compromising their ethics. CBD for MMA fighters, for example, is taking off because pro UFC fighters get injured all the time during their matches. According to studies, CBD is an anti-inflammatory which can help the muscle recovery process. Some believe that CBD oil for sports injury and physical maintenance...

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CBD for MMA Fighters, pt. 2

CBD for MMA Fighters, pt. 2

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Last week we began our two-part MMA series in regards to CBD. We spoke about Chris Camozzi and how CBD for MMA fighters help throughout their career. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the dark side of these superheroes. As Superman has his kryptonite, many athletes turn to the use of painkillers to deal with these injuries and subsequently become addicted. One of these stories deals with former professional MMA fighter, Bas Rutten. Bas holds a long list of accomplishments. Perhaps the most notable one is becoming the UFC world heavyweight champion. Of course, with this impressive list of accomplishments, there's another mark...

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CBD and Mixed Martial Arts, pt. 1

CBD and Mixed Martial Arts, pt. 1

The first of a two part series diving into the exciting world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and the all natural healing powers of Cannabidiol (CBD).
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