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I love to smoke, and I love to do yoga.. Anyone have any experience mixing those two?

Discussion in 'Fitness And Well-Being' started by CaregiverGoneGreen, Mar 5, 2016.

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    ANC

    ANC Well-Known Member

    I think I'd rip myself a new one if I had to try yoga.
    Luckily my brain is fried enough to sometimes feed me lucid and clear images of beautiful mosque roof type patterns and legends.
    Normally happens when I am super relaxed, it is so clear I can sit and describe it to the person next to me as I am seeing it.
    Often wondered if that state is what people meditate and do yoga for? Visual qualities aside it is not like when you get the same type of visual on DMT and the ego disappears, there is no observer left, only the observation as a self-feeding loop.

    Oh, I love to smoke...
     
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    Johnei

    Johnei Well-Known Member

    Reading this what came to mind was, cables holding up bridges for example, without flexibility, they are weak and will snap. Flexibility adds to their strength and able to withstand higher loads. Our muscle fibers resemble this.
    Flexibility is strength.
     
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    WinnyBoyBlue

    WinnyBoyBlue Active Member

    You're comparing something purely mechanical in nature to something biological, even though they are a good comparison :) ...its not a truly realistic one. Steel wires are used since they are very strong when linked together and can move easily when needed (Great Range of Motion) but whats holding up the bridge ? The Flex, or the Integrity of the Steel. It's the Strength caused by the Steel, but the Flex helps that steel stay strong when in movement. I'm not Denying the fact that being flexible will allow you to increase your strength infact I agree with it severely, but being flexible DOES NOT increase your strength without composition training..it allows you to perform better when doing it...in turn granting a higher ROM and more muscle tearing, but this is only to a certain threshold specific to the individual and is at best an average increase...especially if you know how to target those hard to activate muscles.

    Tearing Muscle = Building Muscle and Strength
    Higher Flexibility = Higher Range of Motion (ROM)

    Higher ROM + Muscle Tearing = Larger Overall Muscle Activation/Buildup.

    If you ask any PT or SS, they will tell you to focus far less on the stretching...and more on the excercise and diet itself. Recent studies actually show too much stretching is terrible for your muscles and can lead to problems, included a reduced buildup of muscle and tons of density issues.
     
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    TrashPanda

    TrashPanda Member

    FWIW, I prefer yoga stoned. Granted I'll cough a couple times when getting into tough positions and overall I feel like it's harder to catch my breath. If I'm taking it easy it's awesome. If I want a hard workout I'll wait to imbibe until after the yoga session.
     
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    MrTHCCBD

    MrTHCCBD Member

    My girlfriend combines the two all the time as she finds it enhances the experience! Combining weed and yoga is a fairly controversial subject though as many argue that developing your focus and purity could be hindered by cannabis, but others find its use enables them to explore their practice more deeply.

    What kind of yoga do you practice?

    Happy Vaping!
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    Father Ramirez

    Father Ramirez Well-Known Member

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    Celibate? We disapprove strongly. Not good for overall health. Boo Hiss.
     
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    Father Ramirez

    Father Ramirez Well-Known Member

    Oh... back on topic...I love to surf stoned. Sometimes I stink because of it. But I have had my absolutely best sessions while high! Roll the dice.
     
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    Father Ramirez

    Father Ramirez Well-Known Member

    And I believe photos are relevant. You know we insist on pictures on this site for accurate diagnosis!
     
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    MrTHCCBD

    MrTHCCBD Member

    Yes!! cannabis definitely helped my exploration, increased my focus and removed my mental barriers. Helped me really get in to it!
    The only downside is that it does make certain poses more difficult.... my balance isnt quite there after a few hits of the bowl


    Uncle Dank
     
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    BuzzyGuzzy

    BuzzyGuzzy Member

    I haven't tried smoking while doing Yoga. I'm curious and would like to try but I need a Yoga Pants. and when I do, i'll try to be like Dhalsim doing the Yoga Fire and Yoga flame technique. Lol
     

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