John and Mandy (Macri) Nelson are owners of Elite Level Performance, a company in Collierville, Tennessee, that helps individuals reach their rehabilitation, fitness, and/or performance goals. They combine technology with neurologically emphasized training, fitness, and holistic health to help their clients heal faster, get fitter, and perform better.
John earned a B.S. in Sports Management and a master’s degree in health and sport science, both from the University of Memphis. He is also a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist, as well as a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist.
Mandy joined ELP in 2012 after 20 years in the health and fitness industry. She has a degree in computer engineering from Georgia Tech and is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Mandy earned a Natural Health Practitioner Certification from Trinity School of Natural Health and completed her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Trinity School and Natural Health in August 2017.
John and Mandy Nelson discuss the relationship of muscle testing to the nutritional and psychological aspects of improving athletic performance. They share insights into the relationship between nutrition and athletic function.
In this podcast, John and Mandy Nelson discuss with Joel:
- How they assess the physical, neurological, and nutritional aspects of their athletes.
- The importance of evaluating an athlete’s ankles and hips.
- The role of digestion in performance.
- Excessive intake of sugar and electrolytes on the ability to process protein.
- The role of PH testing in their performance program.
The Nelsons can be found at Elite Level Performance.
Podcast total run time is 55:53.
Keywords: neurological training, holistic, nutrition, hip and ankle