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, BaylorTomLandryFitnessCenter.com. 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 [...]

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 [...]