cbd sports uk

Cbd sports uk

It’s only recently that I decided to try the “miracle medicine” for myself. As someone who has trouble sleeping, relaxing and switching off, I hoped it might provide a natural antidote to the constantly switched-on, anxiety-inducing world we live in.

What exactly is CBD oil?

The product itself is also designed to give you the perfect quantity. The dropper is measured to 1ml and this is the daily dose that should be placed under your tongue and left there for 90 seconds to absorb before you swallow.

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For the optimal effects, place 1ml once or 0.5ml twice per day under your tongue. Give it about a minute to absorb. Do not exceed 70mg of CBD per day.

Cbd sports uk

“We want the UK’s sport bodies including the RFU, the FA and even Sport England to step up and commit to research which looks at the benefits of CBD and medicinal cannabis so the industry can fulfil its potential.”

The UK-based firm cites recent events in the US, where the NFL and its Players Association (NFLPA) committed €846k ($1m) supporting research into the plant’s effects on pain and athletic performance in American football.

UK regulatory position

The UK Anti-Doping’s position regarding the use of CBD products in sport permits its use but it is at the athlete’s own risk. As a result, CBD products should be considered in the same way as all other dietary supplements.

“We are hearing from countless customers about the benefits of CBD, not just from athletes but from anyone who leads an active lifestyle, they are telling us that CBD helps with pain management, sleep disorders and anxiety,”​ says Dom Day, co-founder, Fourfive.

Current regulatory positions within UK sport remains unclear as authorities tackle the legal ramifications of taking cannabis, cannabinoids and non-pharmacologic treatments to support or enhance sporting performance.