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Cannabis is a Performance-Enhancing Drug, But Not In The Way That You Think

The elusive “runner’s high” is what many people look forward to every time they lace up their sneakers. But what if cannabis could get you to that sensation, faster? In this episode, Jonathan speaks with journalist Josiah Hesse, author of Runner’s High: How a Movement of Cannabis-Fueled Athletes Is Changing the Science of Sports. His book explores the link between exercise and cannabis, and how cannabis can enhance the performance of sports competitors and casual athletes alike. Josiah talks about the way cannabis completely transformed his attitude towards physical activity, and the scientific evidence behind cannabis’s beneficial role in exercise. Jonathan and Josiah also discuss cannabis’s controversial reputation in sports competitions, and why its status needs to change for athletes everywhere.

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