To help busy executives find time in their schedule for healthy habits, so that they can take control of their health, manage stress and age well. Using our Pillars of Nutrition, Fitness, Leadership and Aging Well, we help health-conscious Executives who fear the stress of Corporate America is impacting their health & well-being, but want to be-re-energized and inspired to face head-on the increasing pressure to perform, unreasonable demands and political mayhem. ExecLevel Wellness promises to give you the tools and support to rejuvenate your mind, body & spirit by using proven systems that work anytime / anywhere and within a community of like-minded people! Backed by world-class fitness and nutrition tailored to your busy lifestyle and led by a team of professionals who have managed to stay fit in high stress environments, we address your need to reduce stress, increase confidence and improve work-life balance. We understand your desire to age well, re-connect with your passions and enjoy being a leader again.
Free 7 Day Rejuvenation
If you are stressed, run-down or uninspired, try our Free 7 Day Rejuvenation Program, an e-course delivered right to your in-box.
30 Day Boot Camp
ELW Boot Camp is our signature program that we have found to be most efficient and effective in launching a healthy lifestyle even for the busiest executive.
The ELW Advanced Program takes what you learned in Boot Camp to the next level. It is based on fun workouts, team support and accountability that keeps you engaged in fitness.
ELW Customized Programs are 1-on-1 Programs individually tailored to the busy executive’s special needs such as a demanding travel schedule or other unique lifestyle requirements.
ExecLevel Wellness was founded to capitalize on the experiences of Randall and Amy Nelson. In common, they were raised in small rural communities, moved to Arizona for school and ultimately stayed there for their careers. Each spent > 20-years in industry/academics, with their careers culminating in executive-level positions. Success in these roles has allowed them to retire at relatively young age and devote themselves to more fully understanding Wellness and sharing their findings.
All fat is NOT created equal! Fat is one of the three critical macronutrients; along with protein and carbohydrates. Some fats are super-health-boosting; and, others are super-health-busting. Health-building fats support your brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and mood. Health-busting fats pretty much bust all of these (brain, hormones, immune system, heart[…]
Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?” Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to foods, or food not[…]
It’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step forward, there are still a few problems. One – they don’t all agree with each other. And, two, we don’t necessarily agree with them either. We all know sugar is NOT[…]
Yes, there are lots of different kinds of salt: pink, iodized, kosher, sea, etc. They come from salt mines in the ground, or from evaporating the water out of salt water. What they all have in common is that infamous mineral that we’re going to talk about below: sodium. In food, salt is[…]
Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They’re supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are multiple ingredients, there are low doses of each ingredient. In fact, they are the most[…]
If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are having a party. But other times, the hunger may not[…]
When we think of “vitamins,” we know they’re super-important for health. But vitamin D is special. It’s difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency. So, let’s talk about how much of this critical fat-soluble vitamin we need, and how you can get enough. The[…]
Let me ask you this: Have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately? How about a “processed” food label; like famous brands of cookies, cereals, or junky snack foods? Do you have those ingredients in your house? Do you even know what all of those ingredients are? There are[…]
Now…if you know me and my cooking skills, give me a chance! lol Honestly, I have never found cooking to be all that fun. Cooking has NEVER been at the top of my priority list! I have used the “I can’t cook” excuse way too many times in order to avoid it entirely. But[…]
Well…yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation.” “Meditation” is the ancient practice of connecting the body and mind to become[…]
Not many things get people as riled up as defending what they eat and why. At ELW, we are diet agnostic. What does that mean? Agnostic healthy eating is a diet in which no food groups are excluded, no nutrients are marginalized, and no special rules are followed, but in which the overall quality is[…]
Glycemic this and glycemic that. Does it matter? You’ll notice that they both begin with “glycemic.” That’s one tip that they have to do with sugars and carbs. Not only how much sugar is in foods, but more importantly, how it affects your blood sugar levels. In general, diets that are high[…]
Let’s finally put an end to the debate of raw vs. cooked. Of course, in the grand scheme of a well-balanced, nutrient-dense, varied, whole foods diet, the cooked vs. raw debate isn’t that critical for most people. Where this can become a consideration is for vitamin and mineral deficiencies (or “insufficiencies”). These[…]
Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s,[…]
We all have some level of stress, right? It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic). An occasional acute stress usually won’t mess with your health too much. It is your body’s natural reaction to circumstances, and can even be life-saving. Then, when the “threat” (a.k.a. “stressor”) is gone, the reaction[…]