Study Finds Cannabis Motivates People To Exercise

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It looks like the the old couch-locked, lazy stoner stereotype just doesn’t fit today’s cannabis user. In fact, marijuanamoment.net reports that a study involving 500 participants at the University of Colorado shows that “cannabis increases enjoyment of exercise”. In fact, 78 percent reported that cannabis actually “enhances recovery from exercise” and just over 50 percent said that it “increases motivation.”

Almost 500 participants said they endorse using marijuana one hour before, or up to four hours after, exercising. And based on data from the questionnaire, those who did use cannabis in that timeframe worked out longer than consumers who didn’t pair the activities. Specifically, those who engaged in co-use worked out an average of 43 minutes longer for aerobic exercise and 30 minutes longer for anaerobic exercise.[…]

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