New year, new you! If adding a fitness routine is one of your new year’s resolutions then you’ll want to read on to find out how our products can help to relieve muscle pain and tension, and speed up your post-workout recovery so you can get back in the gym and stick to your resolution!
The Endocannabinoid System
The active hemp ingredient in our products interacts with your endocannabinoid system which allows it to affect many different organs around the body directly and indirectly — including our muscular system.
The role of our Endocannabinoid System is to help regulate homeostasis (balance) throughout the body to keep all systems in our body running efficiently, so we feel our best.
Much like how Vitamin C helps increase the effectiveness of our immune system, the active ingredient in our products helps to boost the system we already have in place, essentially giving our Endocannabinoid System a boost to do its job more effectively.
After you workout it’s common to feel pain around your muscles. The pain you feel is caused by the microscopic damage that was caused to your muscle cells during your workout. While this damage is essential for muscle growth, it also leads to inflammation of the muscle — which causes the characteristic aches, pains, and stiffness experienced after a workout.
Inflammation occurs because after working out your body sends an increased blood flow to your muscles to deliver essential nutrients and oxygen, and get rid of cellular debris, damaged proteins, and lactic acid from the area. During this process the stem cells in your muscles are able to turn into new muscle fibers and grow the size of your muscles.
While this is very important for muscles growth, often times our post-workout recovery is slowed down when the inflammation process affects surrounding muscles groups and joints or stays for a prolonged period of time. When this happens we feel pain, soreness, and tightness longer and are unable to workout as often as we want to.
How can Hemp Heal help?
The powerful anti-inflammatory properties in our products can help to combat increased inflammation to speed up your post-workout recovery. Our tinctures, gummies, and lotions are the ultimate natural cure for healing inflammation.
After your workout you can add a dose of our tinctures to your protein shake, or take it straight from the dropper for fast acting relief. You can also enjoy a sweet treat by taking your dose in gummy form!
For targeted relief, massage the areas you worked out with our Muscle Therapy lotion to reduce the soreness in your muscles and speed up your recovery time. Our Muscle Therapy lotion is made of all natural ingredients including Arnica, St. John’s Wort and Peppermint, Rosemary, Lavender, and Black Pepper essential oils for additional muscle relief.
Better sleep for faster recovery
Sleep is the ultimate key to restoring your body from the previous day’s activities. If you are unable to sleep through the night, your body will not have the chance to fully recover from your workout. Hemp Heal products can promote relaxation and reduce stress which in turn will help you fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow.
Hemp Heal tinctures not only reduce inflammation, but they also can also help reduce pain, seizures, arthritis, and other conditions which might affect your ability to workout.
If you want to stick to your new years resolution and not let the inevitable post-workout pain stop you from getting back into the gym, then incorporating our products into your post-workout routine is key. Check out our product line.