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The Benefits of Hemp Extract for Athletes.

Hemp Extract and A Healthy Lifestyle

Hemp Extract and a Healthy Lifestyle

Disclaimer: I was sent one bottle of CW Botanicals about Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract for review as well as monetary compensation in exchange for this post. All opinions expressed here are my own.

Lately I have been thinking all about the best ways to recover after a big race or a monster workout (20 milers, Brick workouts). Right now as I sit here my legs are feeling the soreness of my long run yesterday. My quads are screaming and I feel tired walking upstairs. Recovering well from strenuous activity is an important part of being an athlete so that you can maintain your desired level of activity and continue to move forward in your training.

There are many different things that you can do to aid in recovery after pushing your body hard. As an endurance sports athlete (triathlete and runner) I am always looking things that I can do so that I can perform my very best. Recently I was contacted by CW Botanicals about trying their Charlotte’s WebTM  Hemp Extract. I have never tried hemp extract before but love Hemp Hearts and frequently add them into smoothies and into my morning oatmeal. I have always loved Hemp Hearts because they are a Superfood containing Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids as well as high levels of protein all. Now, I was curious to learn more about CW Botanicals and how their Charlotte’s WebTM  Hemp Extract can help me to recover and aid in my active lifestyle as a runner and triathlete.

Have you ever tried Hemp Extract?

Here are some quick facts about CW Botanicals Charlotte’s Web Hemp Extract:

  • It is a cannabidiol (CBD)
  • It has many potential health benefits for athletes and those leading active lifestyles, including its uses as an anti-inflammatory, an anti-oxident, and for improved recovery time.
  • Other possible health benefits include that it helps restore balance in body, promotes general wellness.
  • This is a Whole Plant Hemp Extract.
  • Charlotte’s WebTM is a dietary supplement
  • It contains coconut oil and organic flavorings
  • Dosage: take between 2 – 3 full droppers before and/or after working out or being active
 CW Botanicals about Charlotte’s WebTM

CW Botanicals about Charlotte’s WebTM

Disclaimer from CW Botanicals about Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract: “Our products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”

My experience with CW Botanicals Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract. 

CW Botanicals

CW Botanicals

I was sent one 11 oz. bottle of CW Botanicals about Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract. The flavor I was sent is Mint Chocolate which you could smell even before opening the bottle and I must say it smells delicious! The minty taste is strong and reminds me of my favorite mint chocolate chip ice cream.

I typically like to keep things pretty basic with my eating before I head out for a workout so as not to upset my stomach so I have tried CW Botanicals Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Oil after my workouts. I have simply been adding this hemp oil into milk after workouts as well as chocolate and vanilla smoothies because the taste is very strong. I haven’t been using this product for too long as I didn’t want to try anything new before my Half Ironman so I will keep you posted as to my thoughts about whether or not I feel any added positive effects on post workout recovery. I do like this product because it is clean tasting. If you do not like mint flavored this product also comes in unflavored as well. This would be great for adding into other flavors of smoothies and into your breakfast oatmeal and more.

Try CW Botanicals Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Oil for yourself! 

If you are interested in giving this hemp oil product a try use the coupon code CW2015 good for 30% off Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract Mint Chocolate MCT Oil 500mg. To order please visit: (*Limit 2 per order, promo coupon code discount offer expires on August 31, 2015)

Have you ever tried any Hemp Oil Products before? 

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CW Botanicals is the only hemp oil derived exclusively from Charlotte’s Web™. CW Botanicals is the exclusive provider of premium Charlotte’s Web™ products made from our proprietary hemp genetics, grown internationally as well as in Colorado. Our products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Promo code “CW2015” is good for 30% off Charlotte’s WebTM Hemp Extract Mint Chocolate MCT Oil 500mg. Limit 2 per order, promo coupon code discount offer expires on August 31, 2015. To order, visit:

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of CW Botanicals. The opinions and text are all mine.

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17 responses

17 responses

  1. I have tried hemp oil, not as a supplement, but in food instead of other oils, and actually love the taste. Haven’t tried any flavored varieties yet, though!

  2. Hemp oil has many great benefits to it. I hadn’t seen mint chocolate flavor yet though, I’ll have to try it. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I’ve heard of the many benefits that hemp seeds and oil has, so I can imagine it would be very helpful to athletes. Thank you for sharing the tips.

  4. I still haven’t tried hemp oil yet! I am also a fan of hemp hearts. I’ll have to look into incorporating the oil into my diet. I didn’t know different flavors were available.

  5. I didn’t know that Hemp Oil had so many amazing benefits. This is something I will definitely check out. I’m always looking for natural products that promote overall wellness. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Thank you for sharing this. It’s great that people are trying out CBD more commonly now and many are finding many great benefits.

  7. The soreness after a workout can take me out for days afterward, but it’s good to know that hemp oil can easily be added to any food or smoothie of your choice. Mint chocolate is one of my favorites! Thanks for sharing!

  8. The use of the hemp has been increased so much for the past. But, today i read this in this post the athletes also use the hemp to remain fit and fresh. Thanks for sharing CBD benefits

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