To perform at a high level in the NFL, players need to do more than bench press and squat their way to success. They also have to possess elite mobility to keep their bodies limber and healthy, and they must have a plan for nutrition and recovery that allows them to quickly bounce back after a brutal 60 minutes on the gridiron. For this, teams seek assistance from fitness professionals off the field in order to help these superstar athletes excel beyond just the X’s and O’s. Here, we talk to two experts in completely different roles to get a feel for the behind-the-scenes work it takes to build an NFL player.