#20 Does Cannabis Use Affect Athletic Performance? with Dr. Jonny Lisano
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Dr. Jonny Lisano, an exercise physiologist who specializes in the field of cannabis and exercise science, reveals patterns he has observed in his research between cannabis use and exercise performance. We discuss how cannabis use affects (and doesn’t affect) anaerobic fitness, pulmonary health, and the presence of C-Reactive proteins in your blood. We also discuss whether cannabis should be considered legitimate medicine for NFL players and why using cannabis before exercise might help you feel a “Runner’s High” a little sooner.
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