Originally Posted by Matthieu Hertilus
Couldn't adaptogens help the body adapt to the stress put on by increased training? I know its always best not to resort to supplements and stick to sound training, nutrition, and rest, but I' just wanted to bring it up as a point of discussion. Technically, it could help reduce symptoms of overtraining right?
Adaptogens help the body to deal with stressors.
Adaptogens are not very effective in repairing/recovering from damage already incurred by stressors.
So, it will reduce the symptoms, yes. It will not fix the cause, however.