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CordyMax Cs-4:Dietary Supplement CordyMax Cs-4 is an all-natural supplement that promotes vitality and stamina without the use of stimulants. CordyMax Cs-4 promotes the efficient use of oxygen and increases the body’s resistance to daily environmental stresses. Vitality and Stamina.
CordyMax Cs-4: What is it? • CordyMax Cs-4 is an all natural supplement that promotes vitality and stamina without the use of stimulants. • CordyMax Cs-4 is a proprietary natural fermented product derived from fresh, natural Cordyceps sinensis, a mushroom from Qinghai Province in China. • Cordyceps sinensis is a blade shaped mushroom that grows primarily in the Tibetan plateau at altitudes above 14,000 feet.
CordyMax Cs-4: Benefits • Promotes vitality and stamina in all essential body organs • Reduces fatigue • Promotes healthy lung function • Improves liver and kidney functions • Positive benefit for sexual health • Support of 30 clinical studies
CordyMax Cs-4: Advantage • Unique fermentation process • Standardised • HPLC to guarantee potency and consistent results by supplying minimum levels of 0.14% adenosine • Clinically and scientifically proven • 15 years of research; over 30 clinical studies • Contains no stimulants, reduce fatigue, increase energy • Not dependent on anecdotal data for efficacy • Studies support resistance to free radical attack • Superoxide Dismutase • Mitochondria
CordyMax Cs-4: Advantage • Pharmanex’s exclusive CordyMax Cs-4 formula is recognised in China as the fermented Cordyceps mushroom product offering health benefits most comparable to the rare and protected wild mushroom of the Tibetan high plateau. • CordyMax Cs-4 has been placed under intellectual property protection, and only Pharmanex has an exclusive license outside of China.
CordyMax Cs-4: Clinical Studies Health Benefit No. of studies Respiratory 20 Sexual function 5 Cardiovascular function 4 Free radical scavenging 4 Kidney function 3 Immune function 2 Liver function 1 Anti-fatigue 2 Recent data: Improved bioenergy status in animals (JACM 2001;7:231-240) Elevated VO2max in frail elderly subjects (MSSE 1999;31:S174) Enhanced exercise performance in athletes (MSSE2001;33:S164)
CordyMax Cs-4: Clinical Studies • Abstracts • Supplementation with Cordyceps Cs-4 fermentation product promotes fat metabolism during prolonged exercise. • Increased aerobic capacity in healthy elderly humans given a fermentation roduct of Cordyceps Cs-4. • CordyMax Cs-4 enhances endurance in sedentary individuals.
CordyMax Cs-4: Clinical Studies • Pharmanex Web Site - http://www.pharmanex.com.au/au/au/product/clinical_studies_references.shtml • PubMed Web Site - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi
JACM 2001;7:231-240 • Male C57-BL/6 mice (n=5-6/group) • Treatment by gavage for 7days • Hepatic ATP levels and inorganic phosphate by 13P NMR • B-ATP and B-ATP/Pi ratio increased in both Cs-4 groups (p<0.001) • “Cs-4 increased hepatic energy state” * * 31P NMR spectroscope (w/MDPA ref) * = P<0.001
+9% Improved Aerobic Capacity (VO 2 max) 0% CordyMax Cs-4 Placebo MSSE 1999;31:S174 • 30 healthy, elderly Chinese subjects • Randomized to Cs-4 (3g/d/6wk) or placebo • Incremental work rate cycle ergo meter protocol • Increased VO2max 1.88+0.13 to 2.00+0.14 (p<0.05) • “Cs-4 has potential for improving exercise capacity and resistance to fatigue”
MSSE 2001;33:S164 • 30 highly trained male endurance athletes • Baseline VO2max = 62.6+7.7 ml/kg/min • Cs-4 (4.5g/d/6wk) or placebo • 60 min sub maximal performance test at 70% VO2max • “Cs-4 has positive circulatory and metabolic effects and may enhance fat mobilization and beta-oxidation during prolonged exercise” NS P=0.058 NS NS NS Percent change from baseline P=0.056 P<0.05 P<0.05
CordyMax Cs-4:Enhances Endurance in Sedentary Individuals Pharmanex data demonstrates that healthy sedentary adults consuming CordyMax Cs-4 for 12 weeks can: (1) Increase oxygen consumption (+5% in VO2peak) (2) Enhance fat metabolism (-2% in RER) (3) Improve exercise performance (-20 sec in 1-mile walk) (+3% work output on bike test) This confirms previous findings in animals, frail elderly and elite athletes, showing a metabolic effect of Cs-4 supplementation to favourably influence oxygen consumption, energy metabolism and endurance performance.
CordyMax Cs-4: RecommendedAdult Usage • For persons with busy, stressful and/or hectic lifestyles; athletes and the elderly, those desiring increased stamina. • Take 2 capsules 2 to 3 times daily with food and drink. • Women who are pregnant or are lactating, and people with know medical conditions, should consult a physician prior to taking supplements. Keep out of reach of children.
CordyMax Cs-4: Q&A • Who should take CordyMax Cs-4? • As a food supplement for use by individuals with busy, hectic lifestyles, athletes and the elderly, and those desiring increased vitality without the use of stimulants. • How are the ingredients in CordyMax Cs-4 standardised? • Each 525 mg capsule of proprietary CordyMax Cs-4 is standardised by HPLC to guarantee potency and consistent results by supplying minimum levels of 0.14% adenosine. An additional test method is used to standardise to less than 6% mannitol, which is an indicator of polysaccharide content. • If I’m taking CordyMax Cs-4, do I need to take OverDrive? • CordyMax Cs-4 is a daily supplement for your daily stamina and vitality. OverDrive is focused more for the athlete. Even if you are not an athlete but have a busy and hectic lifestyle, CordyMax Cs-4 and OverDrive taken together is a great combination.
CordyMax Cs-4: Marketing Material • Pharmanex Brochure (5 pk) $8.00 • Pharmanex Cap (ea) $12.95 • Power of Wisdom & Knowledge Video (ea) $7.50 • Pharmanex Pill Box (ea) $3.00 • CordyMax Cs-4 Brochure (5 pk) $4.50
CordyMax Cs-4: Summary • Capsules • Vitality and Stamina • Increased VO2 max • Healthy lung function & capacity • Cordyceps sinensis proprietary ingredient • Standardised • Over 30 clinical studies