My curiosity for Nootropics began many years ago when I wanted to know how to optimise my brain function, learning and motivation. As a self proclaimed fitness nerd, I spent hours reading studies and learning the good from the bad information. I wanted to retain as much as possible of what I was learning. I researched and tried many different nootropic supplements.

 Some are well studied, others not so much. This can make it difficult to know which ones are useful.

 I’ve noticed more and more nootropics or “Smart Drugs” appearing in sport supplement formulas. It makes sense that anything that helps with motivation, recovery and cell protection would make its way into a sports supplement, where optimal performance is key. My favorite supplement, Creatine, is also considered a nootropic due to its neuroprotective qualities. (If you aren’t currently taking creatine monohydrate, I highly recommend it).

 That brings me to Ashwagandha. Sounds magical, right?

 I’ve noticed it popping up in more and more products. When I first tried it, it was a terrible tasting powder. Now I’ve managed to get my hands on a product called Adrenal Switch  from Elite Supplements. What I love about this product is that it tastes great (unlike most Ashwagandha products). It has an amazing formula that combines well researched and proven safe and effective ingredients. If you want something that will benefit your performance and recovery, this is a must have.

According to “It is supplemented primarily for its ability to prevent anxiety. Ashwagandha’s anti-anxiety effect is even synergistic with alcohol. It also shows promise for relieving insomnia and stress-induced depression. Ashwagandha can significantly reduce cortisol concentrations and the immunosuppressive effect of stress.

 Beyond reducing stress levels, ashwagandha can improve physical performance in both sedentary people and athletes, as well as reduce Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Ashwagandha can improve the formation of memories.”



 Written by: Dell Ferrell
Elite Supps Athlete

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