We know that athletes are fond of food supplements based on proteins or multivitamins. But in reality, there is a very strong link between plants and sport, because athletes find many benefits in plants , whether in terms of their performance , their form but also their health in general. They provide real support for those who practice sport.
Spirulina: A rich source of nutrients
One of the most trendy plants currently is spirulina. It is an algae which is composed of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, chlorophyll and proteins (65%!) . Spirulina plays the role of an anti-oxidant (purifier and protector), it also contains the elements necessary for the proper functioning of the body, the immune system and the nervous system. It helps increase endurance and resistance .
Ginseng: A tone for your body
Ginseng is a star for athletes because it generally contributes to well-being and health . This plant is a tonic , it works subtly to support the entire body , helping to maintain an optimal level of well-being and health.
Nettle: Support for your joints
Nettle is a plant rich in nutrients and particularly in silicon. It is beneficial for joints and tendons . It increases resistance to shocks and sudden movements made by athletes.
Ashwagandha and Rhodiola: A balance between body and mind
Motivation, determination and passion are important elements to stay focused on sport but it is important to have a good sleep cycle. Ashwagandha is the plant for you. In fact, in addition to improving muscle strength , it has the effect of regulating sleep thanks to its soothing effect.
But physical fitness does not come without mental fitness. Rhodiola will rather act on the latter. This plant has adaptogenic properties which will help counterbalance the harmful effects of stress . It will therefore control mood and also improve the quality of sleep.
Plants offer us a wide range of benefits and virtues that need to be exploited. And to access these benefits, the simplest and most effective solution remains the treatment of food supplements.