Studies related to VO2 Max and Cordyceps

Cordyceps Sinensis (CordyMax Cs-4) Supplementation Does Not Improve Endurance Exercise Performance

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 22
Gender Male
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Trained, Average
Notes for this study:
3g of a Cordyceps Sinensis product for 5 weeks was ineffective at increasing aerobic cycling performance or VO2 max.

Effect Of Cs-4 (Cordyceps Sinensis) On Exercise Performance In Healthy Older Subjects: A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 20
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
1g of Cordyceps product (Cs-4) daily for 12 weeks (divided into a thrice daily dose of 333mg) increased the lactate and ventilatory threshold in older persons but did not influence VO2 max.