The Wall Street Journal is the latest publication to examine cannabis users’ affinity for going to the gym. Despite their assertions, there’s little evidence cannabis improves workouts and it has been known to cause exercise related injuries.
Former athletes argue “that many stoners have it wrong: Weed doesn’t provide a sporting edge…[it aides] pain relief and rest.”
It also mentions a Brazilian jiu jitsu tournament circuit called “High Rollerz BJJ.” “The organization requires opponents to smoke a joint together before the start of each match. The tournament prize is a brick of pot. The audience is encouraged to light up, too.”