If it works for professional rugby players it could work for you!
8% of the 517 professional rugby player in the UK regularly use CBD and an additional 17% have taken CBD in the past.
Some of the biggest names in Rugby including Finn Russell, Jerome Kaino and Jim Hamilton are all advocates for Cannabidiol (CBD) and champion the benefits of using the natural plant compound to aid in recovery from impact sports.
Anti-inflammatories and strong pain killers were previously the chosen option to medicate for injuries occurred in what is a very demanding and physical sport. This has caused some to suffer with gut pain and even opioid addiction.
This has resulted in a drive for a natural alternative. CBD is extracted from the cannabis plant and you can read up on some of the research into its medical benefits in previous articles.
CBD is legal for consumption in the UK and more information on its legal status can be found on the FSA website here.