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Ace Jackson has been a member of the Harlem Globetrotters for the last three seasons. | Photo The Harlem Globetrotters / provided

COVER: The Harlem Globetrotters and guard Ace Jackson bring exciting exhibition basketball to OKC

COVER: The Harlem Globetrotters and guard Ace Jackson bring exciting exhibition basketball to OKC

The Globetrotters play 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Chesapeake Arena.

Threshold Climbing’s gym offers training courses in bouldering, auto-belays, top-rope and lead climbing. | Photo Threshold Climbing, Fitness & Yoga / provided

COVER: Oklahoma Gazette highlights five fitness alternatives to traditional gym memberships

Is a traditional gym membership not for you? Check out these fun and engaging paths to increased fitness.

Metro Tech’s MetroFit Wellness Community OutReach programs offer tai chi, Get Fit, line dancing, kickboxing, yoga and Zumba. (Oklahoma City Community Foundation / provided)

Enrollment ends Monday for MetroFit Wellness Community OutReach classes

In two years, Metro Technology Center’s 12 to 15 weekly MetroFit Wellness Community OutReach classes, made possible in part by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Wellness Initiative, have maxed out. “We offer multiple sessions of tai chi, Zumba, Get Fit, line dancing, kickboxing and yoga,” said Metro Tech wellness coordinator Valerie McMurray-Hopkins. Different classes can

Dr. J. Arden Blough and Chiropractor Todd Farris pose for a photo at Broadway Clinic in Oklahoma City, Monday, Jan. 16, 2016.  Dr. Blough holds a prop representing five pounds of body fat. (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Weight management, hormones, medication play important roles in weight-loss journeys

“I have a friend who lost 40 pounds in her mid 60s and has maintained for five years, but she’s as obsessed as I am. I don’t want to be there,” Horton said.

Dietician Lori Manning meets with her patient Sara Creech at Mercy Edmond, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Oklahoma Gazette series examines obesity and healthy weight management

“What we try to do in our office is absolutely listen. We have clients who are eating too many carbs and we go in that direction,” Manning said.

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