My Water polo teammate Marcus at a quarry in Minnesota.
I specialized in freestyle sprints and relays. even in highschool, making it to the record books felt great and showed me how hard work + a smart nutrition regimen produces real results.
Besides, the pressure from work which makes us more prone to stress, unhealthy diet, and diseases are additional causes of poor performance in sport. Therefore, it leads to the decline in vitality of human body. In other words, the hormone testosterone production is reduced significantly. Meanwhile, hormone is a vital component in making our muscle toned and strong. Thus, we want an easy way to regain our strength and energy: Supplementing your diet with cordyceps and other adaptogen mushrooms.
What are Cordyceps?
what are cordyceps
evidence and studies
In addition, many research has confirmed that Cordyceps usage increase both the cellular ATP level (Guowei, 2001) and the oxygen utilization (Jia-Shi Zhu, 2004). ATP (adenosine tri-phosphate) is the molecule that actually releases energy in the cell. Also, there are a lot of valuable medicinal properties inside Cordyceps. People dried it in sunlight to be able to preserve it longer. “Then they themselves consumed it and became convinced of its medicinal effects in enhancing vigor and vitality.”  As a result, Cordyceps is also used in the medicine practice of many folk practitioners to prevent and treat diseases or boost the health of their patients.
In the past, the use of Cordyceps by athletes stem from the publicity surrounding the remarkable performance exhibited by the Chinese Women’s Track and Field team at the Chinese National games in 1993. In that competition, 9 worlds records were broken, and not just by a little bit, but by startling amounts!  That is very impressive of how amazing Cordyceps help athletes enhance their performance.
 Chen, Steve, Zhaoping Li, and Robert Krochmal. "Effect of Cs-4® (Cordyceps Sinensis) on Exercise Performance in Healthy Older Subjects: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., May 2010. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
 Holliday, John, and Matt Cleaver. On The Trail Of The Yak - Ancient Cordyceps in the Modern World (n.d.): n. pag. Www.earthpulse.com. June 2004. Web. 1 Apr. 2016