Why has CBD become so popular among athletes? – The Southern Maryland Chronicle

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The popularity of CBD and its derived products is not only among your common individuals working from 9 to 5. The beneficial impact of CBD extracts on the body has attracted various people from different working backgrounds and different routines. The most common you would have heard is its usage among medical professionals for treating various medical conditions. So much so that people have saturated using CBD on daily basis on themselves without any consultation because there is enough research material for them to put their trust in the benefits of CBD.

The popularity has been showing its impact on almost every section of our society and athletes and various sportsmen are no exception. The prospects that CBD offers in the general wellbeing and common medical issues are so diverse that various individuals from the sports realm are inclining towards its usage. Making CBD a part of their daily or weekly routine, after workout sessions or even before some hectic exertion is now a common thing for many athletes. They manage to boost up their performance and regulate the various processes for their body by taking CBD as a part of their regular diet.

After the passing of the anti-doping legislation by the World anti-doping agency WADA, there have been some complications surrounding the usage of CBD among athletes. The only reason for this is that there can not be a 100% pure CBD extract and there is bound to be a small concentration of THC in them. THC can cause that “high” feeling which is not recommended for athletes especially before competitive meetings. But carefully extracted CBD which has only small traces of THC are indeed quite usable for these individuals. The only regulation that should be taken care of is that the CBD extract being sued does nit have THC or other cannabinoids in large amounts so that it may not violate the anti-doping policies.