Many athletes are discussing and promoting their use of CBD products and we are all wondering why. Does using CBD really improve their performance levels? Can CBD really improve their recovery times and decrease their pain? Here are the reasons why you should use CBD if you are involved in physical fitness. They specifically impact 5 major areas:
- Pain: Pain relief and enhanced recovery keeps you moving with no down time.
- Fat: CBD stimulates genes and proteins that enhance the breakdown and oxidation of fat increases the quantity and activity of mitochondria (ability to burn calories). It also decreases the expression of proteins involved in lipogenesis (formation of fat).
- Stress: Stress management improves performance and decreases negative cravings.
- Mood: Improved mood means better motivation and increased consistency.
- Sleep: With improved sleep you will have higher energy and better motivation.