The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, looked at self-reported data from more than 600 marijuana users in states where the drug has been legalized.
The average age of users was 37.5 and was split almost down the middle in terms of sex, with slightly more males than females.
The vast majority — more than 80 percent of respondents — endorsed using cannabis in some form either directly before or directly after exercise.
Getting high and exercising also resulted in more physical activity as well.
Even after controlling for demographic factors like age and gender, co-users (those who used marijuana before or after exercise) on average took part in 43 more minutes of aerobic exercise per week and 30 more minutes of anaerobic exercise, such as weightlifting.
And co-users also surpassed the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommendations of a minimum of