Hays couple Chase and Casey Hammond are placing their data of vitamin to the check.
After every incomes a grasp’s diploma in vitamin final yr — Chase from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and Casey from the American College of Healthcare Sciences — the Hays-based husband-and-wife duo determined to start out their very own enterprise to assist ultra-endurance athletes enhance their performances.
That enterprise, Ultraverse Supplements, gives a pair completely different dietary dietary supplements to enhance athletes’ cardio endurance and support in restoration.
“When I used to be in faculty and nonetheless incomes the grasp’s diploma,” Chase stated, “I simply form of began making use of that data to endurance sports activities, and particularly ultra-endurance sports activities. I checked out different firms, different complement firms, and located that there actually wasn’t something particularly designed for ultra-endurance athletes. That’s how the thought took place.”
Chase is not new to ultra-endurance sports activities, as he has been a long-distance runner for about six years and has accomplished a number of races over 100 miles lengthy.
The dietary supplements now being provided by Ultraverse are ones he began taking effectively earlier than the enterprise endeavor was a chance.
Ultraverse gives two completely different dietary supplements — T-30 and Terminus — which each are available in a powder type.
T-30 is a caffeine-free endurance complement designed to be taken day by day that helps forestall muscle breakdown throughout lengthy occasions.
“T-30 is about 9 completely different dietary supplements mixed into one components,” Chase stated. “I began taking it myself to form of experiment on myself, and I find it irresistible. It’s helped me fairly a bit.”
Meanwhile, Terminus is a restoration components designed to be taken after an exhaustive exercise.
“It is basically made for endurance athletes, as effectively, in that it is primarily for exercises that final an hour or longer, or fairly high-intensity exercises,” Chase stated.
He and his spouse accomplished their enterprise paperwork in September and have been working with a producer since then to develop the 2 dietary supplements.
“That took rather a lot longer than we thought it might,” Casey stated. “We lastly bought our merchandise about two or three weeks in the past, so it has been a protracted course of.”
But they have already got clients in a number of states.
“We’ve had clients in Texas, Ohio and Kansas,” Casey stated. “We’ve gotten good suggestions to this point.”
Ultraverse is totally web-based proper now, which permits the Hammonds to achieve clients throughout the nation. Those inquisitive about studying extra in regards to the enterprise and its merchandise could go to UltraverseSupplements.com or electronic mail [email protected]
While Ultraverse merchandise are designed to fulfill the wants of ultra-endurance athletes, Chase stated, many different athletes may additionally be in a position to profit from their use.
“If you are questioning if you may gain advantage from them, please attain out to us and we will provide you with an sincere reply,” he stated.
The Hammonds are providing a particular for Hays residents that permits locals to get free, same-day supply if an order is positioned by 3 p.m. To get the particular, clients ought to use code “haysks” at checkout.
Casey stated they might like to finally see Ultraverse merchandise on cabinets in working shops, however they needed to begin someplace.
And they’re excited to get the enterprise entering into Hays.
“We’re established right here,” Casey stated. “Chase has been right here since 2003. I’ve been right here since 2005. We’re right here, and we do not wish to go away.”