Getting physically fit and healthy is by far the most popular New Years resolution that Americans make every year — more popular than improving finances, relationships, and even quitting smoking.
Like most things in life, saying you want to do something and actually doing it are two completely different things. Unfortunately, many of us tend to fall short of our resolutions long before the year is even finished.
The good news about getting fit and healthy is that once you get into the routine, you probably won’t want to stop. Sometimes all we need to accomplish this is the right mood to get energized and active.
Do you see where this is going? Yeah, we are going straight to Weedville.
Marijuana has an unfair reputation for restricting people to the couch, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many strains that will give you the clarity of mind and boost of positive energy that will make you want to move your body and break a sweat.
Here are five strains that are great for crushing your 2018 workout resolutions!
The first strain on our list may surprise you. XJ-13 is a hybrid with strong sativa effects: a mental buzz, clear-headed concentration, social and physical energy, and the urge to move your body to some music!
XJ-13 will have you breaking a sweat…and a big giddy smile of happiness. A perfect way to start any workout routine.
Silver Haze is a sativa that will leave you feeling a strong mental sharpness that will give you laser focus for accomplishing your workout. For people who are cautious about the anxiety-inducing effects of stronger sativas, this one is for you.
Silver Haze gives you the brain boost of sativas without the anxious-hyper feeling. Use this one for a low-intensity workout, such as a jog or a yoga session. Silver Haze could also be great for a warmup!
Dab Face makes an excellent concentrate of Silver Haze.
Harlequin is another sativa that is great for people who want the head high of a sativa without feeling too overwhelmed. She is known to have a lower THC percentage, which can be great for people who may want more focus for their motor coordination during their workout.
This strain is also special for higher-than-normal CBD amount, which can be great for fighting pain and muscle fatigue. That would also make this strain a good option for a post-workout session.
Harlequin will make you feel clear-headed and light on your feet, making it a great addition to any workout.
Don’t let the name fool you, this strain isn’t going to cause you to crash. Quite the opposite — Train Wreck is a powerful sativa-dominant hybrid that delivers heavy euphoric vibes and a social energy.
This strain is good for your fitness routine because it will make you feel happy and motivated to take on your goals, one step at a time. It isn’t too overpowering, leaving you enough mental control to go about your day and be productive. It smells delicious too.
Named after some city you’ve probably never been to, Durban Poison is a powerful sativa strain that will have you uplifted, alert, and ready to do anything.
Do you remember how we mentioned other strains not being too overpowering? Yeah, well this one can be that type of guy. Durban Poison will pick you up and make you go do things. This strain is not one for sitting down — it’s for being up and moving your body.
Which makes Durban Poison one of the best workout strains there is. Spark up this baby and throw on your workout playlist and you’ll do whatever you wanted to do and more.
Working out on a higher level
Sticking to your fitness goals doesn’t have to be a chore. With the right motivation and mindset, you will be eager to jump into a workout and have fun doing so. Each of these strains is great for activating your mind and body!
Whether it’s an easygoing hybrid like XJ-13 or a sativa powerhouse like Durban Poison — each one will give you a boost of energy, mental clarity, and a big smile to wear on your face all day.
What about you? Do you have a favorite strain for breaking a sweat?