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 [...]

Body and Fitness: Drop and give me 40

Posted on 14 Feb 2014 at 6:30am

For WiL Turner, fitness is less about looking hot than feeling great — mentally and physically   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor WiL Turner has been a personal trainer since age 16, so whatever clever excuse you think you can come up with to justify why you cannot workout will not fly with him. “You [...]

Body and Fitness: Tats entertainment!

Posted on 14 Feb 2014 at 6:00am

The actors’ ink in DTC’s ‘Oedipus el Rey’ is fake (except what isn’t)   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor If you’ve seen Dallas Theater Center’s edgy, raw production Oedipus el Rey — and if you haven’t, you definitely should (it runs ’til March 2) — you may have wondered, as I briefly did, whether any [...]

Going the distance

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 9:45am

Running a marathon is one for the bucket list, but go about it wisely   So you wanna run a marathon … and why not? It’s perhaps one of the best ways to set fitness goals, since you’re usually working against a target date. It’s also an athletic achievement by which many others are judged. [...]

The tale of the tape

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 9:30am

If you watched the Summer Olympics in London last year, you probably noticed many athletes trussed up in mysterious strips of black tape.  Well, the technology used by those swimmers, cyclists and runners is not available only to Olympians — you can take advantage of it, too. “Kinesio tape can be applied to all parts [...]

Spinning your wheels

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 8:30am

Mark Shipman, Flywheel Sports’ resident spin doctor, takes you  right ’round baby, right ’round JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer In the hierarchy of things to dread at the gym, “stationary bike” ranks somewhere between “treadmill” and “that sweaty ogre who grunts while bench-pressing the equivalent of a Volkswagen Beetle.” Sure, some facilities offer classes where [...]

Take my breath away

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 8:15am

Gay yogi Trionne Barnett explores the healing power of breathing SARAH DENISE MORGAN  | Contributing Writer When Trionne Barnett first began studying yoga eight years ago, one of the most dramatic things she noticed was how calm she became when breathing and stretching in unison. “Everything started moving in slow motion, and whatever happened in [...]

The trans- former

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 8:00am

Out Dallas actor Keith J. Warren knew that to get better roles, he’d have to morph from butterball to beefcake. Here’s how he did it Dance 10, looks 3. Anyone who’s a fan of A Chorus Line knows what those numbers mean: Good onstage, but not the “right type.” It was a fact that began [...]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 9:50am

‘Hetero life partners’ David Raposa & Sam McDonald prove how even straight guys can bond at the gym For a year now, Dallas Voice has highlighted many same-sex couples who make living a healthier lifestyle an active part of their relationship. In honor of Pride, we decided to shift focus to a love that dare [...]