Work out Dallas: gyms, fitness centers & yoga studios

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 7:20am

Club Dallas — Exclusively serving gay men for more than 30 years, this institution actually has one of the largest gyms in the city, and is open 24 hours, 365 days a year. 2616 Swiss Ave., 214-821-1990, CrossFit — The popular cross-training system has various locations, including 4226 Ross Ave. and 5454 Lemmon Ave., [...]

Resolve to get in shape

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 6:30am

‘Work Out New York’ gay trainer Courtney Paul knows how to make you keep your New Year’s resolutions SCOTT HUFFMAN Contributing Writer With the holidays now behind us — both literally and figuratively — many will resume temporarily abandoned efforts to improve diet and fitness. Perhaps you have resolved to lose a few extra pounds, or [...]

Vegging out

Posted on 08 Jan 2016 at 6:15am

Gay celebrity fitness expert Jorge Cruise on the perfect healthy diet (that you can maintain), fatherhood and his upcoming nuptials Jorge Cruise is all about changing one’s life for the better… even if it took him a while to find his own best self. The Mexico City-born celebrity fitness trainer and New York Times bestselling [...]

Dynamic Duo

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 6:15am

Fit Nomads Jed Billings and Tim Key came together to see the world … and now see less of themselves Like so many other couples before them, a few years into their relationship, the once-thin pair of Jed Billings and Tim Key found themselves transformed into two self-proclaimed “fat and happy” fellas. Contented with their [...]

BODY 2015: Gyms and yoga studios

Posted on 13 Feb 2015 at 1:20pm

Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center — Offers a 25 meter indoor pool with underwater treadmill, Pilates, steam, sauna and whirlpool. 411 N. Washington Ave. 214-820-7870, Club Dallas — Exclusively serving gay men for more than 30 years, this institution actually has one of the largest gyms in the city, and is open 24 hours, [...]

Body 2015: Heart body & soul

Posted on 13 Feb 2015 at 7:20am

At 40, fitness junkie Robert Elorduy followed his dream to help people in a new way J. DENTON BRICKER | Contributing Writer For many years, Robert Elorduy has been preoccupied with fitness. He worked part-time as a personal trainer while also studying massage therapy. He wanted to combine two symbiotic services in his own private [...]

Body 2015: Werk it!

Posted on 13 Feb 2015 at 6:30am

There’s more than one way to get into shape   There’s no one way to exercise in order to achieve your fitness goals. We asked three different folks with different backgrounds, ages and body types to explain what the benefits of their regimens are — from yoga to CrossFit to P90 — and this is [...]

Body 2015: All about the taste

Posted on 13 Feb 2015 at 6:15am

Will out dietician Daniel Magoon spreads the gospel of healthy eating? In a Snap ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor Health food store: The words alone can trigger sense-memories of dry rice cakes, bitter green drinks and flavorless chicken. But for Daniel Magoon, a registered dietician, “health food” conjures something completely different: fluffy crepes, spicy deviled [...]

The biggest winner

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 at 6:01am

‘The Biggest Loser’s’ out fitness guru Jillian Michaels brings her mantra of self-empowerment to Dallas   You know her as the ultimate ass-kicker from TV’s The Biggest Loser, the trainer whose intensity manifests in some of the most intimidating facial expressions known to man … not to mention a yelling spell or two. The thing [...]

Body and Fitness: Yoga bears

Posted on 14 Feb 2014 at 7:35am

They may not be smarter, but the gay men who meet weekly in Oak Cliff to practice yoga are definitely more flexible than your average bears   RICH LOPEZ  | Contributing Writer Yoga and it practitioners suffer from many misconceptions, not the least of which is: To be good, you are required to twist your body [...]