Dynamic duos

Posted on 28 Jul 2011 at 5:02pm

Anytime Fitness owners Renee Reed and Jacqui Bliss raise a son — and barbells — together WORKIN’ IT | Reed, left, and Bliss stay fit and happy at their gym in Oak Cliff. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) As part of our recurring feature on Dynamic Duos, we talk with out couples in the community who might […]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 16 Jun 2011 at 5:01pm

Dallas’ fittest gay couples share their secrets for staying healthy and happy ATHLETIC PAIR | World-class swimmer Dave Swenson, right, and his biking-running mate of 21 years James Maddox, left, will be headed to Hawaii next month for Swenson to compete in a major gay swimming meet. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) It’s been said that […]

Trans fit

Posted on 28 Oct 2010 at 7:06pm

Chris Bruce proudly and bravely went from 230-lb. male bodybuilder to 180-lb. female fitness guru Chris Tina Foxx ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com A MODEL OF HEALTH | Chris Bruce went from hulking male bodybuilder, inset, to proud trans trainer Chris Tina Foxx, above. Chris Bruce has always been the kind of person […]

Get a Grip

Posted on 16 Sep 2010 at 7:00pm

Entrepreneur Dawn Meifert turned her germaphobia into a genius idea for gyms rats everywhere ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com DON’T TAKE HER WORD FOR IT | Phit Grip inventor Dawn Meifert believes in her product, but so do muscle men. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) Not since that schoolteacher added Alka-Seltzer to vitamin C […]

Tony Giles wins at Europa

Posted on 19 Aug 2010 at 6:01pm

Tony Giles If you’re gonna compete in a bodybuilding contest, here’s a good pieces of advice: Talk to me first. Earlier this year, I profiled porn star Mark Dalton prior to his competing in the Ronnie Coleman Classic, a well-known muscle show here in the Metroplex, and Dalton won first place in the novice heavyweights category […]

Suffering for a body of work

Posted on 29 Jul 2010 at 3:02pm

Fitness model and trainer Tony DaVinci comes out — as a bodybuilder. Don’t envy him ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com BEFORE AND AFTER | The difference between a fitness model and a bodybuilder is evident from DaVinci’s physique above, taken in March, and at right, taken in July. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) EUROPA […]

Muscle men

Posted on 02 Jun 2010 at 5:11pm

By RICKY BRADLEY | Contributing Sports Writer thesportsfag@sportsfags.com The 30th Lonestar Classic bodybuilding contest offers plenty of well-toned sight-seeing LONE STAR CLASSIC Plano Convention Centre, 2000 E. Spring Parkway, Plano.  June 5. Pre-judging at  9 a.m.,  finals at 6 p.m. $15–$45. OptimumFitness.com FLEX IT | Brett Buckles is one of the eight competitors advised by […]

Yoga bare

Posted on 15 Sep 2009 at 1:38pm

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com For the members of Dallas Naked Yoga 4 Men, getting buff in the buff is all a state of mind BEND AND SNAP | Richard Keen, left, and Keith Callahan go into one of the yoga postures that increases flexibility and strength; Callahan no longer even goes […]

Rock that bod!

Posted on 23 Jan 2009 at 12:38am

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Wilhelmina Models, fitness mags are looking for the best bodies — and you know that has to be a gay guy WHERE TO SHOW OFF Gold’s Gym, 4817 W. Park Road, Plano. Oct. 24, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.  Wilhelminamodelsearch.com. FIT TO BE SPIED | Men and women get […]

Punching out

Posted on 08 Jan 2009 at 5:34pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Former musical conductor Travis Glenn unleashes gay men’s boxing talents at Dallas’ white-collar ring, the Oak Lawn Boxing club PUT ‘EM UP: Owner Travis Glenn strikes his Raging Bull pose at Oak Lawn Boxing. Travis Glenn’s story is like chapter from Chuck Palahniuk’s "Fight Club." Growing up in Peoria, […]