Cordygen5 incorporates 100% organic, highly concentrated extracts of five strains & four species of cordyceps for maximum oxygen utilization, cellular energy, stamina and ATP production.* Cordygen5 is an effective performance enhancing cordyceps product and may provide for increases in ATP and in oxygen utilization.* Cordygen5 is perfect for anyone who wants to increase their ATP levels but doesn't want to consume creatine due to its common side effects.*
Benefits of Cordygen5 Supplementation:
Increase Cellular Energy*
Increase Oxygen Utilization*
Increase VO2 Max*
Enhance Aerobic Recovery*
Supports a Healthy Immune Function*
A Must For All Athletes
Cordygen5 is also ideal for anyone who is a non responder to creatine products but still wants reap its benefits. The added bonus is the increase in oxygen utilization that Cordygen5 provides.* Cordygen5 allows athletes, amateur or professional to break through their aerobic and anaerobic plateaus, maximizing strength and endurance.* Whether you are a bodybuilder, powerlifter, martial artist, triathlete, cyclist, runner, swimmer, skier, snowboarder, hunter, climber, wrestler, golfer, tennis, football, basketball, hockey or baseball player, you'll maximize your performance with Cordygen5.
Cordygen5 is a pure, solid state fermented, super potent blend of extracts from four strains and five species of cordyceps including Cordyceps Sinensis Alohaensis Hybrid, CS4 strain Cordyceps Sinensis, Cordyceps Militaris, Cordyceps Sobolifera and Cordyceps Ophioglossoides. The Cordyceps Sinensis Alohaensis Hybrid strain contains high levels of HEAA (Hydroxy Ethyl Adenosine Analogs) and biological active ingredient levels higher than certain wild collected samples. The potency of the Cordygen5 cordyceps blend comes from the proprietary combination of cordyceps strains and the way these strains are cultured and extracted.
Almost all cordyceps strains are cultured in a process called liquid cultivation or fermentation. This process uses a liquid substrate to grow the cordyceps mycelium in a very speedy 5-18 days, yielding low levels of active constituents. The cordyceps mycelium is then harvested by filtering out the liquid medium, drying it and grinding it into a powder. By filtering out the liquid medium many of the quality compounds secreted by the cordyceps are lost. It is usually further processed using hot water or solvents resulting in the loss of nearly 90% of the active constituents of which it had few of to begin with due to the fast liquid culturing process.
Cordygen5 is grown using a solid state (solid substrate) or biomass method. This is a much slower culturing method where the cordyceps is grown on a sterilized solid medium such as organic grain. The cordyceps is allowed to consume the solid substrate while being subjected to temperature and gas changes (O2 and CO2) to simulate its native high altitude conditions. This process typically takes between 22 and 24 weeks (nearly 6 months) before the cordyceps is ready for harvest. When the cordyceps mycelium is ready to harvest it has consumed more than 98% of the solid medium in which it was cultured on.
The residual substrate is then removed yielding 100% pure, super potent cordyceps material with extremely high concentrations of active constituents from every facet of its life cycle. The cordyceps is then extracted & concentrated to increase it's potency.
In this country its use has been researched for it's enhancement of energy production with applications in athletic performance and fatigue. Studies suggest that cordyceps enhances ATP production, increases oxygen utilization, improves VO2 Max, increases SOD (Super Oxide Dismutase) activity, supports immune function, supports healthy kidney function, supports healthy cholesterol levels already in the normal range, and improves glucose metabolism.* One study even suggests that cordyceps may improve testosterone production in leydig cells.*
Serving Size3Time Release Caplets
Servings Per Container30
Amount Per Serving
Proprietary Blend Of Concentrated Extracts From:
Cordyceps Sinensis Alohaensis Hybrid
Cordyceps Sinensis CS-4
† No U.S RDA has been established.
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Powdered Cellulose, Vegetable Gum, Silicon Dioxide, Vegetable Starch
Directions For Cordygen5: As a dietary supplement take three time release caplets with food or water 45 to 120 minutes prior to weightlifting or endurance activity. Take daily for best results.
Warnings: If pregnant or nursing consult your doctor before use.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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