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, […]

Go with the flow

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:17pm

Trying yoga for the first time can be an intimidating experience. But that misses the point of this ancient practice that combines stretching, breath … and peace JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer Some do it for their mind, some do it for their body, some do it for both. But all yoga students have one […]

Dynamic duo

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:16pm

Couple Jennifer Pickert and Kara Robinson pursue fitness goals together and apart In most relationships, uttering phrases like “take a hike” or “just walk out that door” would be a telltale sign of discord. But for couple Kara Robinson and Jennifer Pickert, it’s a term of endearment. And while they may have separate workout routines, […]

If the shoe fits

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:15pm

The innovations in these shoes strike the right balance for walkers and runners of all types.  They sound like cars with multi-systems interplayed in their designs, but the results can be a dynamic fit providing the most comfort. And they look cool too.  All are available at major sports apparel retailers. ASICS Gel-Tech Walker Neo […]

Getting raw – with your face

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:13pm

What could be better than playing safe and going raw? And you don’t even need to be in a relationship to do it. Dallas-based cosmetics company Raw for Men produces a skin care line targeted at those among the population with tougher hides that still require a little pampering. And that has gay men written […]

No fangs needed

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:12pm

Advanced Skin Fitness takes a cue from vampires to give patients a youthful look STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer Horrified by your wrinkles and other signs of ageing? It’s a fact of life that simply sucks. But there’s a revolutionary procedure that takes cues from those mythic bloodsuckers to achieve remarkable results. It’s called the […]

Part(y)ing shot

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:11pm

A little needle work can turn a dull soiree into a face-saving event   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer How’s this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend’s soiree, pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then have someone stab a needle into your face. That may not sound like your typical […]

Work it!

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:10pm

Dallas is awash in places for fitness-conscious gay men to build muscles … and show off a little There’s not a loss for gyms around the Oak Lawn neighborhood. Several fitness centers dot the healthy landscape from Uptown to Downtown and several in between. This is a list of health clubs that are among the […]

Body: Health | Beauty | Fitness section

Posted on 16 Feb 2012 at 5:03pm

Body: Our health and fitness section Click on the headline to view > Go with the flow > Dynamic duo > If the shoe fits > Feet don’t fail > Getting raw — with your face > No fangs needed > Part(y)ing shot > Work it!

Body & Fitness Spring 2011: Table of Contents

Posted on 17 Feb 2011 at 8:00pm

• Scent from above: Michelle Bardwell offers aromatherapy like you’ve never experienced it at her new Flower Road Natural Therapies studio • Excess baggage: Admitting to yourself that you don’t use your gym membership is the first step to recovery — the next is figuring exactly what to do now that you’re over it • […]