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Athlete Vaporists?

Discussion in 'Vaporization Discussion' started by Vapinghole, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. rekrab

    rekrab Well-Known Member

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    Dude that video is awesome. Gotta start somewhere. It would be sweet if you could get a gopro helmet cam to get a POV shot of you running through the bush and what not. Sweet video though keep it up. Love to see other people killing it out there.
  2. Vapinghole

    Vapinghole Low-Temp Hempist / JedHI Master

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    Yes, great vids! Welcome, rekrab.

    It's great to see the activity in this thread.

    Cheers!
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  3. Korben

    Korben Thrilled

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    awesome. I am from the south so I never got to do any of that stuff. Looks great.
    You are Crazy sir.

    Just did a Half today. Did pretty well.
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  4. Gobrian

    Gobrian Well-Known Member

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    watch the overstride bro
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  5. BlazedRunner

    BlazedRunner run high

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    yeah haha. It's a learning experience. I'm getting there though. Next video I'll be a bit more awesome.
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  6. Dr. Plutonious

    Dr. Plutonious Well-Known Member

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    Vaped some really nice Organic MK through the high and the M&M tech and then and ran a mile and a half followed by some heavy weight lifting.

    Needless to say, things are reallllllllly trippy right now.
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  7. headees

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    I train Brazilian jujitsu and Muay Thai, as well as mtn bike, surf, kayak ect and lift weights. The last couple years I started vaping pretty much exclusively when I got serious about training. Definitely big difference in the way my lungs feel and my cardio to when I smoke a bunch. Still like rolling spliffs though.
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  8. ENTicedByDaHerb

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    Dude, I know this is an old post, but I wanted to let you know I checked out the article you were talking about (http://www.hightimes.com/read/stoner-smart-or-stoner-stupid) and thought it was well worth the read! It helps me, too. Got the Solo a few months back so I was a stupid stoner for a bit, but I'm coming around to the other side after killing my weed and skyrocketing my tolerance haha. Guess I was in a transitional phase, but I think the article really put the cap on seeing setting boundaries on my usage as a good thing. Also thought the whole backfiring of accidentally giving kids an outlet for their rebellious spirits held some insightful truth to it.

    As for the original thread topic, no I am not, but I want to be.

    Edit: Hey headees, you watch UFC? Love it. Have a bit of background in a mix of stuff (officially: wrestling, TKD; unofficially: BJJ, boxing) so I would love to get back into training.
  9. vorrange

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    I gotta say it has helped me tremendously to be a more responsible user. I still feel a certain attachment to cannabis since it is weird for me not to indulge everyday, even if it is only after work.

    What i notice now, is that my usual pattern of vaporizing more when i'm more stressed and in the winter still maintains as it did when i vaped everyday and before that when i used to combust.

    I found that losing tobacco as allowed me not to feel stressed (over the lack of nicotine) when i couldn't vaporize and i could much more easily not vaporize for a while... before a temporary t-break was somewhat impossible for me since i didn't smoke tobacco alone.

    After i started night only vaporizing my tolerance went way down and my productivity and well being way up. Still, i realize the best time is really after work, after dinner is as not good for me because sometimes i tend to go to bed later because i want to vaporize a bit more.
    And then there is the obvious effect of cannabis in melatonin production, making you need to sleep more to achieve the same level of rest... but if you go to bed later, that means you sleep even less, considering you have a 9-to-5 job like i do.

    So, at the moment i am actually taking a small 2 week t-break as i need to be extra productive, and i need to maximize my time and vaporizing takes too much time and energy and that is not good.

    My advice to everyone is to evaluate everytime you're about to vaporize if it is a good decision in your current life situation and goals.

    I found out that for a long time i had become addicted and i was using cannabis as an escape rather than a reward.
    Some people don't need to do this of course, but i also realized that during the week and considering you have to work and other important things to do, a session after work is the perfect time.
    After dinner interferes with your sleep. You can always have the bigger sessions in the weekends when you have more time to rest.

    And daily usage is not entirely harm free even if you use little at a time. People should do t-breaks a few times a year, i'm going to start doing that too.
    If you're an active person who exercises and has good sleep and eating habits, a 2-week t break is great and not really difficult to do.
  10. lwien

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    Can you point to any studies on this. I always thought it was because it inhibited REM sleep.

    My tolerance is legendary around here and I've never taken an extended t-break in over 6 years, but then, I only vape after 8:00 at night (2 to 3 hits max) before going to bed at around 12. Also, I take a 2 day t-break every week, not a consecutive 2 days though.

    But we're all made up a bit differently. What works for me may not work for you.
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  11. vorrange

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    Yes, i'll have to find them but iirc it was because of the melatonin that it in turn affected REM sleep.

    And i was not talking of tolerance when i was mentioning t-breaks, about t-breaks i realize that if i stick to 1-2 sessions after work and a couple more after dinner, my consumption is stable and only subjected to other factors like the vaporizer i'm using the most or my stress levels.
    Although this change has been coupled with more meditation and exercise on my part, which i think also plays a part in tolerance levels and i know you also run a lot which also corroborates with this idea.

    The point in don't using after dinner is more because of your energy levels. In August i did a similar break although i would enjoy my vape sessions on weekends and i noticed that saturday morning my head was heavy than the rest of the work week.
    of course one has to take into account that at that time i would do bigger sessions on weekends and end up the night really high but still, i noticed a clear difference between mornings after vaping and mornings after not vaping.
  12. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    Me too.

    And gotcha on the melatonin. Didn't know that that was what was affecting REM.
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  13. TRIGON391

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    I have wrestled for most my life and I do a lot of running and weight lifting to go along with that. I vape before working out all the time. And before all types of workouts. Vaping before running is my favorite I have also joined the barefoot craze not 100% barefoot though my shoes have a slight heel to toe drop but I'm getting there.

    Vaping before wrestling can be awesome too. There is no truth to the lazy stoner stereotype I vape everyday even before really intense workouts and live wrestling practices. Wrestling is a real art form just like jiu jitsu and any other martial art once you have a good base of knowledge and the ability to string some moves together weed seems to enhance your focus.

    Anyone who is reading this that doesn't get high and work out... DO IT! You'll feel great afterwards
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  14. NYC5IKH5jabi

    NYC5IKH5jabi Well-Known Member

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    at this point i would bet my house that JR Smith is a errl fanatic
  15. rekrab

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    yo guys just threw a little video together while im laid up at home after knee surgery. this whole year i skied with a brace due to some torn ligaments. luckily i was still able to be out there.


    I like skiing

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  16. the_cascadian

    the_cascadian Well-Known Member

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    i'm an avid mountaineer, rock climber, ice climber, and trail runner, and i love using cannabis during most of these activities. shorter sessions last a few hours and the marathon climbs can last for up to 24 hours if the route is long and far from the road. if i'm pushing my technical abilities or if i'm in a dangerous situation, i prefer not to vape, however, it is during the mind-numbing slogs and miles and miles of trail that cannabis works wonders for me. it really gives me the ability to put my head down, focus on my breath, put the pain aside and truly exist in the moment, step after step. i sometimes include a little nug in my emergency kit for when morale is low as a few tokes works wonders when i'm cold, wet and far from home.
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  17. c0rpse

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    I am a full time bicycle commuter, mountain biker, and skateboarder. I like to commute and skate after vaping, but I feel like it takes away from my awareness on the mountain bike trail. When I am skating or riding hard on the road I get into the zone and forget that I'm even medicated. Then, when I rest, it all rushes back to me very intensely. I love the feeling.
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  18. iVapeTooMuch

    iVapeTooMuch The Legend

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    In high school I played varsity soccer, was on Galaxy Academy, and played in an indoor soccer league and vaped literally all the time. :) In the mornings, when I got home from school (if I didn't go straight to academy practice), then at night. I mainly used my MFLB due to my living situations and it was wonderful. Doing something I loved while being super vaked was amazing. I found out that when I was high at practice, I would actually do better most of the time.
    Now I'm playing college soccer and unable to vape because of probation. Luckily I get off in a little under three months :)
    Has anybody noticed that it's easier to push yourself to the limits while high? I always felt like during an intense workout, I would feel tired more quickly, but my mind would say, "It's just the weed. You can go harder." When I was getting high, my coaches would comment about how I worked really hard that session or whatever.
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  19. c0rpse

    c0rpse Well-Known Member

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    I definitely notice this, but its very dependent on the sport. For some sports it hinders me, for others it helps considerably.
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  20. MinnBobber

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    When competing in athletic events after cannabis, I sometimes sweat profusely and my heart rate goes way up. Some of it is I'm so excited to be playing/ competing, the high makes me really get into it.
    Without cannabis, I'm still really playing hard and do sweat a lot , just more sweat and higher heart rate when high.
    anybody else have similar experience?
  21. rekrab

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    my sweat smells like pot? ahah a sweet sativa which is weird cause i vape indicas


    i wouldnt say i sweat more but depending on the sport, focus becomes enhanced and i just get super into it. soccer and football are fun
  22. TheVaporCyclist

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    I am a new member to FC who recently just bought a DBV for many reasons, health included. My lungs are feeling better already! I big reason I got it is because my main hobby/mode of transportation is cycling and I am going to get into track racing at my local velodrome this spring. Great to see so many athletes who enjoy cannabis regularly, I feel like the only one sometimes!

    On a sidenote, riding vaped is the best feeling, I find the high itself (not to mention the whole "no smoke" thing) is so conducive to athletic activity. Nothing quite as exhilarating as getting a nice vape session in and effortlessly mashing around the city on a brakeless track bike!
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  23. Ox45

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    Since I stopped combusting I feel as though I could match my 40 yard dash and kill the youngsters haha.

    Also playing full court is much more easier now that Im vaping compared to combusting days. I'm also driving into the lanes much better now compared to my usual staying outside the post and waiting for open shot. Basically im more aggressive now and I get less tired.
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  24. Ratm22

    Ratm22 Professional Vaporist

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    Good to see this thread still alive. You are one crazy mofo with your brakeless track bike @TheVaporCyclist.

    I will be touring for the next week 80 miles a day and the wispr will be my morning ritual.

    I don't like vaping at night. Seems like a waste to me. Sleep with your buzz? I also twitch when stoned which doesn't help with sleeping. I get super energized after vaping which is why I love to go for a run or ride.

    I take Valerian root to give me great REM. Melatonin during the winter when there is no sun helps profoundly.
  25. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    I never waste a good buzz.

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