Are you preparing for the cold and snowy experience that winter brings? While a lot of people usually sit at home and watch people play sports, others want to go out and enjoy the outdoors themselves. If you’re in the latter category, using the best medicinal and recreational strains can help you stay motivated and get you through the sporting activities before you. Here are our 8 best strains for winter sports.
1. Bubba Kush
A well recognized Indica hybrid, Bubba Kush is a perfect choice if you’re looking for the best strain for winter sports. This is not the strain you need when you’re about to engage in winter activities; instead, it’s ideal for when you’re returning to your home and getting ready to unwind for the evening. It combines a subtle chocolate flavor, coffee flavor, and the sweet hashish flavor to make for a fantastic way to medicate when you’re sore from the day’s sporting activities. BubbaKush will help you relax and keep you in a euphoric state.
2. Durban Kush
Although it originated from the famous city of Durban in South Africa, this Sativa strain is well known to cannabis users across the globe for its sweet smell and energetic effects. Whether you’re having a busy day at the office or you have winter sporting activities, Durban Poison can make you feel happy, creative, and keep you productive all throughout your day. Above all, the strain gives a burst of energy to keep you going so you can have a swell time.
3. Ghost Train Haze
A particular strain that’s known for its strong effects, Ghost Train Haze is a Sativa cross between Ghost OG and Neville’s Wreck. The strain contains high levels of THC, making it an effective way to medicate when you’re in pains, depressed or suffering appetite loss. However, patients who have a history of anxiety are advised to stay away from this strain because of its potency while veteran cannabis users can consume it. Low doses of the Ghost Train Haze have shown to improve concentration and boost creativity.
Developed by DNA Genetics from a crossing of Chocolate Thai and Cannalope Haze, Chocolopeis the perfect strain to use in the morning before engaging in the day’s activities. The Sativa strain has earthy and sweet flavors with a moderate level of cerebral effects, giving a burst of energy to athletes engaging in winter sports. Chocolope can also come handy for people who’re struggling with depression and stress as it’s reported to create a strong, euphoric mental shift.
5. Jack Frost
An offspring of the crossing of Jack Herer, WhiteWidow and Northern Lights#5, Jack Frost is a Sativa strain that gives earthy, lemon, and oak flavors. Jack Frost is another strain that athletes will find helpful before sporting activities because of its energetic effects and also after the activities as it helps to induce relaxation without the side effects common with typical antidepressants. It can also be an effective pain reliever, even for chronic conditions like arthritis, sciatica etc.
6. Green Crack
Don’t let the name fool you; Green Crack is not cocaine but pure cannabis and can be of great help to your winter sports performance. Very few strains have many energizing properties like Green Crackas it can help sharpen your mental focus and keep you alert all through the activities. Known for its tangy, fruity flavor, Green Crack is a fantastic choice during winter as it can trick your body into thinking the environment is warm.
Maui Wowie is a classic Sativa strain that originated from the shores of Hawaii and has since become a favorite of cannabis users, especially because of its sweet pineapple flavor. One of its most common effects is a high-energy euphoria which can come handy when you’re preparing to go out into the snow. Like other strains, Maui Wowie can also help trick your body into thinking your environment is warm and can also help calm your nerves.
8. Jack Herer
Developed from a crossing of a Haze hybrid, NorthernLights#5 and Shiva Skunk in the Netherlands, Jack Herer is a brilliant choice for a wide range of uses. Notably among its many effects is its ability to induce a mental high and provide a burst of energy so you can enjoy the outdoor activities while maintaining your focus on the task at hand.
Finally, the coldest time of the year doesn’t have to keep you indoors against your will neither should it affect your performance. If you’re looking to have a great time this winter despite the freezing temperatures, we recommend you consider using any of the strains above.