Women of Cannabis: Megan Rapinoe encourages the use of CBD among women athletes
Megan Rapinoe – if you haven’t heard the name, familiarize yourself because she is on the rise to fame. Megan has become the face of women’s soccer in the past few years. She has suffered injuries that lead to a lot of pain especially since she still trains day in and day out. She’s torn her ACL and has had knee surgery too. After undergoing these injuries, she has persevered and come out even stronger and grown to become everyone’s favourite player. And on the journey to her recovery is when she discovered CBD. She fell so much in love with it that she, along with her twin sister have started a CBD brand aimed at athletes called Mendi.
“When it’s taken after a hard training and before bed, I feel it gives me a better night’s sleep and I feel like I’m able to relax a little bit easier,” Megan Rapinoe said. “So, I kind of just have it in my daily routine, like I would eat healthy and take natural products and drink a lot of water and take CBD and get as much sleep. It’s kind of the secret sauce.” CBD products like those found at our store and Mendi are completely safe and legal for athletes to use as they contain little to no THC. CBD works wonders in alleviating pain and helping manage it better. It also helps with soreness after your work out or training session. When undergoing such intense training sessions and injuries, athletes are prone to getting addicted to pain killers. This won’t be the case when it comes to CBD because CBD is not addictive, is all natural and does not give rise to any side effects.
“When I first started using it, and when I started seeing other athletes use it, the first thing I noticed is that they were bouncing around from brand to brand and there was no real trusted sports brand in this space. So that’s when I saw an opportunity to build something that athletes could really trust and that really spoke to athletes,” said Megan’s sister Rachel on starting Mendi.
Here are CBD store, you won’t have to look far for high quality CBD tinctures, balms and oils. And since it’s women’s month, we’re giving all the ladies a flat 10% off on anything you’d like to try with the the code WMN10.