Like Williams, many athletes across sports have turned to cannabis for alleviating pain in place of treatment protocols that have the potential for dangerous side effects and addiction.
However, you don’t have to be a collegiate or professional athlete to benefit from cannabis.
Whether you’re a gym rat, weekend warrior, or someone who made a New Year’s resolution to wipe the dust off your Nikes, cannabis can be a welcome addition to your fitness regimen.
To learn more about how cannabis can benefit athletes and those who love the outdoors, we strongly recommend that you read these five books.
5 Essential Books About Cannabis For Athletes and Active People
A perfect choice for patients seeking to jump start an exercise routine to supplement the health-promoting properties of medical cannabis.
The Athlete’s Guide to CBD: Treat Pain and Inflammation, Maximize Recovery, and Sleep Better Naturally by Scott Douglas
With a foreword from NFL legend Tiki Barber, Douglas provides a practical resource for any athlete or active person curious about cannabidiol, yet unsure how to navigate the sea of information about CBD.
Plants, Performance and the Endocannabinoid System: 21st Century Sports Medicine by Don McLaughlin & Doug Brown
Supported by both scientific research and the personal stories of top athletes, McLaughlin and Brown provide a framework for CBD’s potential to improve athletic performance and accelerate recovery from injuries.
Ellwood details why CBD is not only an effective method of pain management for athletes, but also one without the severe risks associated with alternative forms of pain relief.
If you need to brush up on survival skills, this book is for you; it covers everything outdoor exploration-related for cannabis enthusiasts who enjoy camping, hiking, and adventuring._
We’re confident that these books will be valuable teaching tools to help you learn about cannabis’ potential for active people.