Can CBD Help With Gym Injuries?

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Author: Rachel Crib
Date: Oct. 13, 2021
From: UWIRE Text
Publisher: ULOOP Inc.
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Length: 656 words
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Byline: Rachel Crib

Have you ever been working out and suddenly felt a twitch as if you turned the wrong way? What about post-workout? Did you feel so sore that getting off the couch was a chore?

The truth is that your cool-down routine after exercising is just as important as the gains you're making at the gym.

Beyond traditional stretching, ice packs, and heating pads, some gym rats are finding that CBD products are helping to quell some of their pain.

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Understanding CBD

CBD for Soreness

CBD for Relaxation

Understanding CBD

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the compound found in hemp plants that are linked to the calming properties associated with marijuana use. It has emerged in recent years as a natural alternative to over-the-counter and prescription medications for helping deal with symptoms of certain ailments.

While still commonly used in oil form, CBD is now popping up in just about every product you can imagine, including salves, balms, edibles, and...

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