Blogs about Wellness Coaching

Hands to the Sky: Poetry from Dance

Tuesday, September 20 was a particularly emotional Ballroom class at UNM.

7 Reasons WHY You Have Not Reached Your Health and Fitness Goals: #1 The Emotional Toll

Less than 10% Lose Weight Permanently. If you read my recent articles, you know I gave up a “

Capturing Movement: Week 5 class at UNM!

On September 20, my dear photographer friend Basil Steele came for a visit at UNM.

The J-Curve: Falling before Rising

Go ahead and google images for the "J-Curve".

Psychological Wellness: Enhancing Fitness Programs, and Michael Jackson?

This past weekend it was my honor to present on the topic of "Psychological Wellness" at the Albuquerque Strength and Conditioning Clinic, held annually for fitness professionals and interested public at the JCC of Greater Albuquerque

Keep Up Summer’s Healthy Habits

As the warm, sunny days of summer wane, you might find it more challenging to eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. Fresh-picked produce is less accessible, and autumn tempts with comfort foods and holiday goodies. Don’t let cooler weather and overcast days become your excuse to make unhealthy eating choices. Stick with your nutritious habits during the next few months to maintain a healthy weight, prevent colds and illness, and stay energized through the fall and winter.

LSVT BIG for Parkinson Disease

Why do I make everything harder...

Functional Fitness - For Stronger Living is passionate about the major health influencing variables. However, instead of incessantly preaching on these variables why not focus on one that does it all.What is shown to improve sleep, stimulate thirst, drive healthier food choices and reduce stress?

Gimme a hug!

So a long time ago I heard that you need 11 hugs a day to be healthy. I thought this to be interesting and to make sense but didn't know why. Today in my news feed I was hit with the why. A hug (and I mean a real heart felt hug) releases oxytocin (yes like the drug they give women in labor to move things along). Oxytocin has an anti-anxiety affect. It may also increase empathy (connecting with others) and emotional intelligence which may make us happier. Go get your hugs! Tanner ShultzFunctional Fitness- For Stronger Living