March 29th, 2012
If you’ve managed to make it all these years without getting on a trapeze, Shine Alternative Fitness has a new experience lined up for you. Cirque du Soleil performer Dima Shine and Zumanity assistant company manager Russ Petroni recently opened the gym in the southwest Valley, and they’ve built it around the kind of acrobatics that made Cirque famous. Read more »
The 21-Minute Workout
January 12th, 2012
That New Year’s fitness resolution sounds impressive right now; what’s stopping you from achieving it? Yeah, Branden Collinsworth calls your bluff. The local fitness guru and co-founder of the Jump for Joy Foundation knows your type—good intentions; not-so-good follow-through—and so he offers his home remedy. Read more »
It’s about time! This new Cirque-inspired workout turns the old stretching grind into child’s play.
March 10th, 2011
For those of you who hate working on your flexibility—which is almost everybody, despite its importance to well-being—there’s a new way to get there that’s not excruciatingly boring. It might even be fun. That’s because the masters of flexibility and fun, Cirque du Soleil, have teamed with Reebok to come up with Jukari Fit to Flex, and Las Vegans at 24 Hour Fitness gyms are among the first to try it. Read more »
Health & Fitness
The Queen of Yoga
A local instructor’s long journey to winning the crown
October 14th, 2010
Brandy Winfield’s mother pushed her into going to a Bikram yoga class one day six years ago. Not only did she keep going back, it soon changed her life. While some of us mere mortals have a hard time getting motivated to drive to a yoga studio down the street, Winfield, a former real estate agent, wound up in India pursuing her new passion: Bikram yoga. Read more »
How’s That Workout Resolution Going?
February 11th, 2010
So, it’s been more than a month and your regimen in the gym is where? Still going strong? Stuttering a little? Terminated? Are you already back in McDonald’s, cursing gyms and the idiot who developed the treadmill? When the year dawned, you were pumped, you were going to change things, and then life started again. Surprisingly, the world did not start to rotate around you and your new fitness program, and every character in your life did not suddenly accommodate your lofty goals. Read more »