On behalf of 4/20 here's a little something you probably haven't really thought about.
Have you ever smoked before a work out?
The obvious stereotype is a lazy stoner sitting on the couch relaxing watching TV all day. NOPE.
If you have ever wondered why so many active surfers, skaters, snowboarders, and even body builders smoke marijuana, the answer is in the fact that getting stoned can be extremely conducive and supplemental to exercise. If you are seeking ways to increase your overall health, read on to learn some interesting facts that prove smoking weed can still lead to an active and healthy lifestyle with the right motivation.
Eliminates "Muffin Top"
Engaging in moderate exercise each week is a smart way to burn off the extra calories in your diet to maintain a lean body shape, but it turns out that calories burned in exercise is not the only method for losing weight. According to a recent study from the American Journal of Medicine, researchers have discovered that pot smokers actually have 16% higher levels of fasting insulin in their bodies than those who abstain from marijuana. In addition, the study indicated that cannabis users have 17% lower insulin resistance levels as well as significantly smaller average waist circumferences than their non-smoking counterparts.