Join former NFL star Eugene Monroe, Steve DeAngelo and a bunch of other cannabis industry professionals (including myself!) in destroying the lazy stoner stereotype and learning about new ways to manage your health and wellness with cannabis, exercise, nutrition and meditation.
Athletes (and regular people) have long used Epsom salts in a hot bath to soothe sore muscles and reduce swelling from injuries. Now, some creators are infusing these salts with essential oils and concentrated cannabis oil tin order o provide a relaxing and pain-relieving experience.
Fun times should never result in you being incapacitated and unable to work the next week, even if you did steal a kiss and ride the Ferris Wheel with some hot guy wearing only boxers and a unicorn head.
Have you ever felt the "runner's high"? It's a feeling of energy and euphoria that can be explained by science. A rush of endogenous cannabinoids that are released from the human brain during exercise. Recently they've found that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, closely mimics this healthy chemical process.
What good is being able to lift heavy, if you can't even lift your arms behind you?! In order to avoid unnecessary pain, tension, and reduce the risk of injury, flexibility needs to be the cornerstone of any fitness routine - especially for beginners.
Swerve is a California edibles brand that really cares about the ingredients that go into their products. As they said to me, "There is nothing in our edibles that doesn't have some kind of medicinal or nutritional value." Learn more!
Both before and after The 420 Games, I wanted to maintain cardio and leg strength without necessarily putting in a lot of running miles, as I'm still working on some flexibility and mobility issues with my one of my legs. Enter one of my very favorite cardio machines, one that I've been neglecting for far too long!
He frequently breaks out into a stretch or exercise, even in a questionable setting. He's a stickler for healthy diet - exceptions for his guilty pleasure french fries, of course. Because of my boyfriend I have stayed very linked to the fitness world and learned so much about how to improve my body, diet and exercise plan. It's almost like having a trainer, without having to pay for one!
I'm so excited that The 420 Games are coming to Santa Monica on March 26! It's a fun, no-pressure race series that advocates for an educated, healthy and active community of cannabis users. My readers can get 50% off tickets.
There's a sense of judgment and animosity among people who share a love of wellness, but disagree on the methodology - this needs to end.
Finally giving myself appropriate creative license - Why I changed the name of the blog from "Herbs & Spices"
"What would give you great comfort right now?" -Danielle LaPorte Sometimes, all you can do is breathe. Following up on my post from yesterday, I'm really sore, really stressed (Tuesdays are my Mondays) and thinking about what brings me comfort. Definitely being around my pets, warm blankets, and good music. How do you find comfort? … Continue reading #TruthBomb Tuesday – Comfort