Posts Tagged With ‘ active ’
Cannabis for Your Pets
Chances are you have a furry member of your family. All mammals have an ednocannabinoid system to help maintain balance within the body and optimize proper functions. Your furry friend can provide perks to your overall health and wellness too. This is probably one of the reasons 68 percent of all households in 2017 within the United States own pets. Playing with animals, especially puppies, has been shown to increase levels of serotonin and dopamine, which are the hormones that make you feel good. When the hormones are released, it helps reduce stress levels and can help improve memory and... Read More
Faces of Boulder – Sophie
“There are so many little gems in Boulder!” Meet Sophie! After growing up in Lincoln Park, Chicago, she made her way to Boulder to study English at CU. She loves Boulder for its mixture of people and its beautiful nature. She fits right into the Boulder lifestyle; having played field hockey in high school, she loves the active lifestyle! Thanks Sophie! Read More
Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day – Andjela!
Andjela enjoys slack-lining as we can tell from that big laughing smile of hers. She’s a yoga instructor at heart who loves moving her body to interact with this earth. Her energy and bright spirit shines through when she’s outside doing handstands or trying to master new yoga poses in cool places. Read More
Faces of Boulder – Chase: “My fastest time on this loop is 50 minutes,”
photo credit: Josh Hummel “My fastest time on this loop is 50 minutes,” proclaims Chase, an avid mountain biker in Boulder. He loves to time himself on the Walker Ranch loop which a 7 mile loop involving sections of the trail in which you must carry your bike. When I ran into Chase, he was carrying his bike over his shoulder up a section of rock stairs comparable to 2 flights of stairs. Chase has a great attitude towards being outside. We even proposed a friendly mountain biker vs trail runner race in the near future on this loop. Read More
Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day ~ Eva
Eva is a 22 year old student that is in Boulder attending a university and I loved interviewing this woman. Costa Rica, located in Central America is where this piece of joy is from. Movement is something that is in her everyday life, because movement makes things happen, movement is satisfying, and quite frankly movement is what has gotten her to Boulder. For example, Eva loves loves loves to snowboard! She feels like its her “flow” and and it’s the closest thing she can get to a tropical thrill. As far as I can see Eva is very active and a very driven young lady. Her mom is... Read More
Full Spectrum CBD vs. CBD Isolate
When it comes to cannabis products there is a lot to discuss. Options and availability are growing across the world and the number of canna-curious and new users are increasing rapidly. With so many different products it can be overwhelming to understand which product may be best for you. For millions of years, people and animals have been equipped with their own endocannabinoid system that regulates countless functions for overall health and wellness within the body. We have been designed to receive essential cannabinoids for centuries. This is why supplying our bodies with the essential compounds... Read More
Valmont Bike Park: A Pillar in the Boulder Cycling Community
The Valmont Bike Park is one-of-a-kind. Check out this short video to see what makes the park so special and how Boulder built its “Home for Cycling!” Read More
Active Cannabis Consumer Gift Guide
The holiday season is here and there are plenty of great gift choices for the active cannabis consumer! In fact, there are so many options to choose from, we’ve compiled a short list of some of the best cannabis products and accessories for the active cannabis consumer in your life. All of these have been tested and hand-picked by cannabis athletes to ensure the best possible gifts for those who enjoy cannabis and being active. Every item below can also be purchased online, and legally shipped anywhere in the US! Stigma Activewear Stigma is on a mission to shatter the lazy stoner stereotype... Read More
Cannabis Athlete Research for Holiday Cash
Could you use some extra cash for the holidays? Are you active and consume cannabis? How about just active? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you might qualify to participate in ongoing cannabis research right here in Colorado! There are several research studies being conducted throughout the state, and you can find one that fits you best. For any athletes out there who currently consume cannabis or haven’t consumed any cannabis products for the past 6 months, you could qualify for the cannabis activity study! The University of Northern Colorado Sport and Exercise Science Department... Read More
Cannabis for Seniors
With the legalization of cannabis across more states and the stigma surrounding the plant and its users shifting, so has the demographic of people benefiting from the plant. According to the CDC, Americans aged 55-64 who use marijuana regularly has risen by 455%. Those aged 65 and older has risen by 333% from 2002-2014. Why is this shift occurring and how can seniors benefit from cannabis? We know that each person has their own endocannabinoid system. The endocannabioid system has recently been recognized as the most important modulatory system within the body. It is responsible for regulating... Read More
Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!
Nate is an avid runner here in Boulder. He is currently a junior studying astrophysics at CU. After his studies, Nate puts every ounce of his leftover energy towards progressing his passion. To him, running is more than a sport – it’s a lifestyle. Unfortunately, he recently suffered a couple of injuries skiing in Summit County. Nate left the mountain with torn ligaments in his arm and ankle that day. That’s not keeping him from training though; he still finds a way around those obstacles to keep in shape. He follows a strict diet to make sure his body is in tip-top shape and also trains... Read More
Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!
Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!
Holly here loves to run. There is no other feeling like it to her. The beautiful outdoors of Boulder, Colorado keeps her calm and sane. It’s Holly’s therapy. It’s the simple things that matter in life, and the simple things are what makes her smile unconditionally. Nature is three things in her eyes. 1. What you see is what you get. 2. It’s all natural 3. There’s no bullshit! Thanks Holly Sharps! Read More
Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!
Meet Steelers and Penguins fan, Jason Zielinski! After only being in Boulder for a couple months, he said that this city has surprised him. “The culture here is so free spirited,” he said. “Although, that shouldn’t have surprised me.” He has run one full marathon and two half-marathons, both his hometown of Pittsburgh. Zielinski started running to beat his sister’s times and has continued running since. He loves the outdoors and says he has already hiked all the flatirons since he has been in Boulder. If you don’t see Jason out running or hiking the... Read More