Maximizing physical performance requires optimizing the brain and body before training or competing. Hence why multi-ingredient pre-workout powders have become so popular in the last decade. Unfortunately, the use of stimulants and chemical/non-organic ingredients in many of these products limits their use in those who seeking naturally based organic options.
So, what is the best organic and 100% natural pre-workout solution?
INTRODUCING, THE PERFORMANCE STACK:
Vibe Mushrooms pharmaceutical-grade organic Cordyceps and Lion’s Mane
Described as a natural exercise mimetic, Cordyceps is reported to improve performance by increasing muscle blood flow, enhancing oxygen utilization, and acting as an antioxidant. It’s known to be very high in beta-d-glucans, contains adenosine, and contains a unique bioactive mycochemical called cordycepin.
When used pre-workout, Cordyceps has been reported to have following performance benefits:
- Improved aerobic performance (VO2max and ventilatory threshold)
- Enhanced lactate clearance
- Enhanced oxygen utilization in high intensity exercise
- Delayed fatigue during intense exercise
- Increased libido/sex-drive in women (and men)
- Increased ATP (energy) production during exercise
The erinacines and hericenones from Lion’s Mane are powerful antioxidants that are small enough to cross the blood brain barrier to target and protect brain neurons from inflammation and cell death. They also enhance the synthesis and actions of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the brain to improve cognitive health. When used pre-workout, Lion’s Mane is best known for its cognitive, focus, and mood enhancing effects.
When used pre-workout, Lion’s mane improves exercise performance and fitness by promoting:
- Increased focus and mental energy
- Optimized immune function
- Enhanced nervous system recovery
- Reduced levels of metabolic by-products during exercise (e.g., blood lactic acid, urea nitrogen, and malondialdehyde)
- Improved muscle glycogen recovery after training
- Decreased neuropathic pain
If you are ready to take your physical performance to the next level with Vibe’s organic pharma-grade Cordyceps and Lion’s Mane, here is how stack them:
Take 1 gram ( ½ tsp powder or 2 capsules) of Cordyceps and 1 gram ( ½ tsp powder or 2 capsules) of Lion’s Mane together, 30-60 minutes before training or competing. If you opt for the powder, add it to your pre-workout smoothie, protein shake, or coffee—you will love the flavour!
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