For a long time, it’s been a “no-no” to discuss, and for some runners it may have even been a closet recreational activity. But as it gains popularity as legalization continues, more and more athletes are opening the discussion of cannabis use and their training.
So, let’s just get right to it: More people are testing the waters with cannabis. There’s easier access and more knowledge now than ever before. In fact, ultrarunners Avery Collins and Jenn Shelton aren’t shy to admit they use cannabis while training, as well as triathlete Clifford Drusinsky. They say marijuana has helped ease pain and nausea during training.
We spoke with some experts to find out how cannabis affects your stamina, performance and training.
Know how cannabis is going to affect you
While many athletes