Winter is finally over, and as temperatures rise and wooly layers are shed, some of us are realizing that we should have been a little more careful with our eating and gym habits these past few months. With swimsuit season nearly upon us, it’s time to get serious about lifting, running, and nutrition. While this is daunting enough for the average person, these tasks are additionally challenging for those whose preferred method of decompressing involves getting as high as possible.

So, how does weed affect your ability to work out? And, is it possible to smoke and get fit at the same time? After researching the latest studies and speaking with athletes and trainers, we’ve consolidated the sagest advice we could find into this comprehensive guide for the stoner who wants to shed some pounds.