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 [...]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 19 Jul 2012 at 6:15pm

Couple Brian Orrell and Bill Jones keep their family life rolling with fitness regimen Love is patient. Love is kind. And love can motivate you to ride a bike more than 170 miles in two days. At least that’s how love works for Dynamic Duo Brian Orrell and Bill Jones. After “marriage weight” and work [...]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 31 May 2012 at 7:30pm

Partners and rugby teammates  Jim Ming and Steve Eames work it on and off the pitch With the Bingham Cup tourney in Manchester, England, this weekend, we decided to ask about the workout habits of rugby players. In the case of Dallas Diablos Jim Ming and Steve Eames, a boyfriend makes for a perfect rugby [...]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 15 Dec 2011 at 5:00pm

Val Haskell and Jenni Stolarski stay fit with soccer, yoga… and anything else The adage every journey begins with a first step is as true for a fitness regime as a world tour. For dynamic duo Jenni Stolarski and Val Haskell, those steps may be along the banks of the Trinity River, on a soccer [...]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 24 Nov 2011 at 5:02pm

For partners Jeff Duffey and Matt Maynard, working out is just part of the life cycle Where there’s a wheel, there’s a way. Or in the case of this month’s dynamic duo, it’s more like four wheels to get the job done. Although golf, tennis and running factor into their weekly workout routines, it’s lengthy bike [...]

Dynamic DUO

Posted on 20 Oct 2011 at 5:01pm

Whether running in the Turkey Trot or going for a swim, husbands Enrique McGregor and Mark Niermann make marriage (and exercise) look easy Although they’ve been together for 15 years, it was only about a month ago that this month’s dynamic duo, Enrique Macgregor and Mark Niermann, officially got hitched. (Thanks, New York!) Judging from their [...]