Initially launched in 2019 and recently rebranded, Mendy has steadily grown over the years to become one of the UK’s most popular CBD and supplement brands, amongst those that lead an active lifestyle.
Mendy aims to inspire its athletic customer base to push boundaries, constantly improve and ultimately, excel at their game of choice. It does this by combining nature and science to create CBD and supplements that optimise your body and sharpen your mind to keep you playing hard. Cause when you play hard and leave nothing on the table, you live easy.
Mendy’s founder Kevin, now in his 30’s and still getting after it harder than ever, is no stranger to sports-related injuries. An active skateboarder, martial artist, trail runner and yogi, it was only after suffering a spinal injury from Judo, he experienced the power of CBD for himself, ultimately avoiding back surgery.
Long story short, CBD’s impact on his recovery, and life, in general, inspired him to launch Mendy, enabling him to share the benefits of CBD and supplementation and the essential parts they play in living a healthy, happy and active lifestyle.
As a proud member of the Cannabis Trades Association (CTA), Mendy works exclusively with people and partners who share their vision, passion and ethics. This empowers Mendy to create industry-leading products from natural ingredients in the most sustainable and eco-friendly ways possible.
Its eye-catching range of products includes CBD oils, capsules, gummies, topicals and supplements are all produced right here in the UK. Each batch is independently lab-tested to ensure full compliance with current regulations. In addition, Mendy boasts an “Excellent” rating on Trustpilot, a free delivery option, eco-friendly packaging and easy returns. All good reasons to check out their SALE!
2022 is shaping up to be a big year for the Mendy team with plenty of exciting plans and new products currently in development. Subscribe to the mailing list to stay in the loop, follow on social media or give the brand a shout via email to find out more.
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Hempoid share how our hectic lifestyles can benefit from CBD
CBD is becoming so prominent in the fitness industry thanks to high-profile athletes like Megan Rapinoe, Tomas Wolfe and Nate Diaz
Hempoid explains why CBD is becoming so prominent in the fitness industry and the wide range of benefits it can offer athletes.
At Hempoid, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality CBD products that are affordable and accessible.
Understanding the struggles that people face every day has allowed us to create products that target those areas. Our own personal battles are what led us towards natural remedies and we are committed to helping improve our customers’ physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Aches, pains and discomfort are challenges that we all face every day and in the sporting world. Our hectic lifestyles make sustainable recovery as important as ever. Research suggests that CBD shows promise in helping to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
At Hempoid we’ve formulated a high strength, high-quality muscle balm to target those areas that require relief whilst providing instant, long-lasting softness.
Those of us with long commutes or desk-bound days often experience muscle pain. A recent study showed over 25 per cent of office workers suffer from lower back pain from working at their desks all day.
Additionally, muscle recovery can be a challenge for athletes and regular gym goers – we know performance can be affected if recovery isn’t spot on.
It’s why CBD is becoming so prominent in the fitness industry, given its wide range of benefits as demonstrated by high-profile athletes like Megan Rapinoe, Tomas Wolfe and Nate Diaz who use CBD as part of their recovery and training schedule.
Our muscle balm contains fast-absorbing ingredients to tackle muscle pain quickly and effectively. We’ve also selected a range of essential oils and natural ingredients to support the CBD components in providing muscle relief. These include shea butter, wild mint oil and grape seed oil. Apply the balm anywhere from the neck down, as much as is necessary throughout the day, and enjoy the relief it provides to your achy and tired muscles.
Our CBD muscle balm is produced in the UK, using Full Spectrum CBD, derived from organically grown hemp. That means that alongside CBD you’re also getting a whole host of naturally supportive compounds, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids, all with 0% THC.
Our most popular Full Spectrum range is also available, which our customers have found effective in many different ways. All our oils are vegan, blended with organic coconut oil and are GMP-certified.
Perfect for use at any time of the day, they also double up as the perfect gift this winter.
First professional athlete to compete in USA with medical cannabis exemption
The exemption will allow the use of cannabis as medicine during training and in preparation for competitions.
MMA fighter Elias Theodorou will be the first professional athlete to compete with a medical cannabis exception.
Elias Theodorou is a top-ranked Canadian middleweight MMA fighter. As well as fighting in the ring, he is dedicated to fighting the stigma of medical cannabis for athletes.
This will mark the first exception for medical cannabis in professional sport in the US. It is also the first-ever American bout to have an in-competition Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for medical cannabis.
The exemption allows the use of cannabis as medicine during training and in preparation for competitions without the risk of being penalised or barred.
The fight will take place on December 18 2021 after Theodorou was granted the TUE earlier this year. It takes place in Colorado which is a legal cannabis state. which happens to be the home of the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Cannabis in Colorado has been legal for medical use since 2000.
His first attempts at having his medical cannabis recognised by the USADA failed.
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MMA and Medical cannabis
In a statement, cannabis advocate, Elias said:
“Validating my US Colorado TUE for cannabis with a fight and finish will officially stamp my place in American sporting history as the first sanctioned cannabis athlete. This is a precedent not only for myself but for other athletes in Colorado and other states, which in turn can create a wave of opportunities for other athletes to apply for the same right to medicate with cannabis in competition.”
He added: “I will commemorate my next fight with an NFT that represents the ‘knockout punch’ to the prohibition in athletics, validating my therapeutic use exemption means.”
Theodorou started using cannabis to treat pain associated with bilateral neuropathy. It followed an accident that left his hand broken in two places and fractured in a further four. He also suffers from nerve damage in his upper body. He started on prescribed painkillers such as opioids before realising they were detrimental to his MMA training.
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