Apr 20th, 2021
Welcome to the #RunPainFree Podcast. Today, Coach Jessica Marie Rose Leggio talks with Scott Douglas, author of The Athlete's Guide to CBD. They discuss what CBD is, what it's not, what to look out for, and how it actually may benefit you as a runner.
Bio: Scott Douglas is a contributing writer for Runner's World and the author/co-author of several books, including Running Is My Therapy, The Athlete's Guide to CBD, Advanced Marathoning, and the New York Times bestsellers 26 Marathons and Meb for Mortals.
Difference between CBD and THC.
The first point we need to address is CBD being confused with marijuana. Yes, both CBD and THC are compounds found in cannabis plants, yet they have very different effects on the human body. From a technical classification point, a cannabis plant that has less than 0.3% THC is considered hemp.