Why professional athletes are turning to adaptogens to improve performance

The usage of herbal supplements by athletes has skyrocketed in the last decade.

Professional athletes are increasingly using herbal medicines to boost endurance and strength performance.

Herbal adaptogens are used to improve attention, increase endurance in scenarios where fatigue is present, reduce the number of stress-related diseases and impairments in the body, improve physical stamina, strength, and energy levels, improve sexual dysfunction, restore cognitive performance that has been affected by stress, and maintain cortisol.

Some of the key reasons why athletes are incorporating adaptogens into the routine include:

  • Enhances muscle recovery
  • Improves endurance
  • Improve attention & focus
  • Enhances muscle strength
  • Improves energy levels & physical stamina
  • Better cognitive performance
  • Protects against inflammation

In conclusion, adaptogens are a powerful natural remedy to help the body resist stress, improve focus, and enhance athletic performance. The use of adaptogens in sports can provide athletes with a natural way to support their physical and mental performance. While there is still much to learn about the effectiveness of adaptogens, current research suggests that they can benefit athletes.

With Informed Sport certified adaptogen blend products - Focus Capsules & Immunity Capsules, B-YOND Performance have the perfect blends for professional athletes looking to improve their performance, recovery and wellbeing.

Links to studies & evidence: 

Herbal supplements for Sports: a review

Adaptations to endurance & strength training

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Co Founder. Russell is an entrepreneur and former fitness model who has been working in the health, fitness & football world for over 10 years. Usually found either working on his laptop with a good flat white, or in the gym!