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A perfect match to swipe-right: CBD and Meditation

Focus on breath or mindfulness and bring awareness into the present moment.  Clearing the mind is no easy task, however, and neither is giving your attention to one thing at a time. Such a mental exercise requires cultivating a specific concentration, which may make meditation sound all the more daunting or difficult, ironic as that may be. However, research has shown that consistently making time to incorporate meditation into your routine can yield a handful of positive effects, just like CBD! *yes*   If you are facing any mental resistance and feel overwhelmed about embracing meditation, introducing CBD into your approach may help the practice to be less burdensome. After all, given that meditation is all about calming the mind, integrating...

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How long does it take for CBD to work?

We probably don’t have to tell you that CBD is everywhere these days: people are putting it in their coffee, pouring it into their cocktails, rubbing it on their skin, and blending it into their post-workout smoothies. Researchers are learning more about CBD every day, but there’s still a lot about it that we don’t know… and that can be really confusing if you’re a CBD newbie. One of the biggies: How long does it take for CBD oil to work? Because who hasn’t been in the situation where it seems like one person takes CBD and turns into a zen mother earth goddess right away, while you’re sitting over here waiting for something (anything!) to happen to take your morning...

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Abs Exercises to Build a Solid Core

These alternative CrossFit Abs exercises will attack and strengthen your core in completely unique ways. Marcus Filly is a multiple time CrossFit Games athlete, known for his extensive work in functional bodybuilding and pushing the frontiers of fitness in pioneering and exciting ways. Try adding these abs exercises into your training and keep things varied, fresh, fun and effective.  Abs Exercises will help you develop a strong core, which is essential for any athlete. Six pack abs are not – but they are fun, and also a goal for some people. CrossFit always puts function first, unlike bodybuilding for example, which generally prioritises aesthetics over fitness. The former is a healthy approach, because your body becomes defined by what it can...

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CBD for Gamers: how it works!

Could CBD Take THC’s Place as a Gamer’s Best Friend? The very best video games suck you into the world of fantasy, and you can spend hours fighting computer generated enemies. You need fast reflexes, excellent concentration, and good situational awareness to succeed. However, after a few hours, it is normal for one, if not all, of these traits to dissipate and negatively impact your performance. For ESL players, this is a disaster that costs them a chance at the big prize. Now that marijuana isn’t allowed at ESL tournaments, what’s a pro gamer to do? Instead of getting tuned on THC, they could try cannabidiol, better known as CBD. It is the most abundant non-intoxicating compound in the cannabis sativa...

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The Benefits of CBD For Athletes

  Hands down, CBD is athletes new go-to for post-workout recovery. How come? Credibility.   CBD (short for “cannabidiol”) doesn’t have the the psychoactive component of marijuana (THC), so it appeals to a range of folks who either don’t want to get high or are meticulous about what they put in their body.   Not only has CBD gotten the World Health Organization’s stamp of approval (AKA they recently reported that CBD has little to no negative side effects,  but it won’t pop up on a drug test—in January of 2018 the World Doping Organization removed it from the list of banned substances. *Insert a collective sigh of relief from competitors everywhere*.   On top of that, the herbal remedy...

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