Using one of my favorite activities to get healthier one mile at a time. “The High Mile Club”.
Think You Have What It Takes To Join?
Have you heard of the growing trend of smoking weed and running? Are you wondering if it works? Have you recently decided that you want to lose weight, but don’t know where to begin? Do you use marijuana? Well, look no further! Join the High Mile Club! Lose weight and smoke at the same time. If you are like me, you want to find a way to make exercising a more enjoyable experience. Studies show that the more you enjoy your workout, the more you will keep going. Thus producing better results. But keeping a healthy mind frame is also important too.
How I Do It
Before I run, I usually use maybe half a joint; I don’t want to get too high. I take about five minutes to stretch everything out. I then listen to my favorite rap tracks while I briskly walk to the track down the street from my house. I always find a rap song that I know word-for-word and rap the entire song. Two miles later and I am drenched with sweat (even during this cold winter) and I am feeling great. The weed gives me a sense of energy before, during, and after a run.
According to shape.com, “Marijuana is a proven painkiller, concludes a study from the University of Pennsylvania. More research suggests marijuana doesn’t so much block pain as distract you from it, which could be pretty helpful during a grueling run.” I can cosign that this is true. Before implementing my method, running was always the hardest because after a while my legs always felt like puddy.
But something I use to combat this obstacle is the power of music. I rap, no wait, I perform on the track. This little trick helps me concentrate on my breathing so I don’t tire myself out.Studies also show that smoking and running will make you feel good all around. Your brain’s endocannabinoid system—the part that responds with a pleasant, feel-good buzz when exposed to the THC.
Your brain’s endocannabinoid system—the part that responds with a pleasant, feel-good buzz when exposed to the THC in cannabis (the ingredient that makes you high)—is the same part that fires up among athletes who experience a “runner’s high, shape.com says. Studies also show that smoking and running will make you feel good all around. Your brain’s endocannabinoid system—the part that responds with a pleasant, feel-good buzz when exposed to the THC in cannabis (the ingredient that makes you high)—is the same part that fires up among athletes who experience a “runner’s high, shape.com says.
My eating habits have not really changed a whole lot. But I am also always cautious about what I eat. And to aid in my weight loss, I have been adding more fruit to my diet. But I also still enjoy ice cream late at night after a session. I am going to update you guys on my progress with photos in the coming weeks.
Sure, you can lose weight without weed but if it works, why wouldn’t you? You don’t need music to run with but yet you use music. Weed will essentially enhance your workout. You want to make your workout as pleasant as possible. You also want to challenge yourself.
Also, I want to make it very clear that I was not running multiple miles in a short period of time. It took me a few tries before I was able to run a mile. It’s all about getting there if need be slowly but surely.
Once you run a mile with this method, Congratulations, You are officially a part of ‘The High Mile Club.’
Do you have a way to exercise when you are under the influence? If so, let us know.Let us know on Social Media or in the comments below.
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