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UCAN Edge Represents A Quantum Leap in Sports Nutrition

UCAN Edge Represents A Quantum Leap in Sports Nutrition

UCAN Edge is the first and only LIVSTEADY-based energy product available in a portable pouch. This innovative product delivers peak athletic performance without compromising health and metabolic fitness, all in a convenient format.

Athlete Testimonials

“I’ve used Edge between my warmup and starting my workout, and it has been a great, portable way to quickly get some slow-burning carbohydrate fuel in during training,” says Sara Hall, the second fastest U.S. women’s marathoner in history. “Edge sits really well in my stomach. I don’t even notice it’s there besides the extra energy.”

Elite and recreational athletes alike have been enhancing their performances with UCAN, including:

  • Emma Bates, Team USA Marathoner
  • Emily Sisson, American Marathon & Half Marathon Record Holder, Olympian
  • Keira D'Amato, Pro Runner, American Women's 10-Mile Record Holder
  • Olympic triathlete Katie Zaferes
  • CrossFit star Scott Panchik
  • 4x Olympian Meb Keflezighi
  • Top American pro triathlete Tim O’Donnell
  • Olympic water polo player Maggie Steffens
  • Hundreds of pro and college teams

The Innovation of LIVSTEADY

LIVSTEADY, the unique ingredient in UCAN’s products, has been available in Energy Powder and Energy Bars, but never in a pre-mixed, ready-to-consume pouch. LIVSTEADY delivers long-lasting energy without spiking blood sugar levels and digests easily, avoiding the GI distress often caused by sugar-based fuels.

The idea for UCAN Edge emerged from feedback by coaches, trainers, and sports dietitians, who needed a portable, convenient format to deliver steady energy to athletes in various settings. “Our company’s obsession with using only the highest quality ingredients made formulation challenging, but we are proud and excited to finally bring this groundbreaking innovation to the active world,” says Peter Kaufman, co-founder and VP of Innovation for The UCAN Company.


Development and Testing

Customer feedback was sought in multiple rounds of taste and use testing. UCAN was fortunate to have passionate fans, including pro athletes like Katie Zaferes, test and provide input into the development of the ideal formula.

“I’ve been really enjoying fueling with UCAN Edge,” says Zaferes, 2016 Olympian and medal favorite for 2021 in triathlon. “I love how easy it is to transport and take in when I am on the go — which is nearly always. It gives me sustained energy in every discipline, which makes it the perfect fueling tool for me.”

Expert Endorsement

World-renowned run coach Greg McMillan also participated in the UCAN Edge trial. “For years, I’ve encouraged athletes to carry their own fuel during training and racing so they have full control of what they need and when they need it. With UCAN Edge, it’s now even easier for athletes to carry my preferred fuel – UCAN LIVSTEADY. This is a game-changer for fueling, and I can’t wait for all my athletes to finally feel what proper fueling is.”

To learn more and to order, visit UCAN Edge.

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