Welcome to the Site!

This welcome updated 27th August 2020: New Blog posts (immediately below this) almost daily! Separate pages (index above) also regularly updated

Tony Cavanagh welcomes you to what started as a blog to promote books but has morphed into a multi-page experience celebrating first and foremost male fitness and his favourite sports – weight training, acrobatics, gymnastics, wrestling… secondly identifying with the gay community and ‘gently’ supporting gay love and relationships… and finally, in a lower-key way now, his trio of books covering all that stuff plus a more recent novel.

Thus, the pages here celebrate the male body image and physical achievement – but this is not a porn site and, if  that is what you are seeking, please look elsewhere.

Please do go to the index at the top of this page and begin your exploration!

This pic kind of wraps everything up together!

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AS THE PUBLISHER OF THE FIRST THREE BOOKS WENT BANKRUPT IN 2018, THEY ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE VIA THE LINKS I HAVE FREQUENTLY POSTED IN THIS BLOG, AND I AM IN THE PROCESS OF TRYING TO FIND AND DELETE THE LAST OF THOSE LINKS. EQUALLY, BOOK FOUR IS NOW REMAINDERED. HOWEVER, THEY ARE ALL STILL AVAILABLE – FROM ME. PLEASE DO CONTACT ME AT gymacrobat@gmail.com IN THE FIRST INSTANCE AS SALES WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE BLOG.

And now: Welcome Aboard! Feel free to comment, especially on the blog posts, or contact me directly on all male physical fitness themes, at gymacrobat@gmail.com

Here is a video of the sort of stuff we love, and then a few thumbnail examples of the images we like to share here, to get you started. Pretty much all images on this site will enlarge if clicked.

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Get the idea? Come on in!

Postscript: If any picture was not intended for free re-post by the photographer, I will at once apologise and take it down. I do not knowingly post under-age pictures unless there are special circumstances which justify it, such as excellence in sporting achievement by The Younger Generation on that page. And, yes, I do occasionally include images of ourselves: you just need to decide for yourselves which they are! Hope that clears things up…?

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Dudes of a Certain Look

I got that phrase from a new Tumblr blog (it’s in the Links)… but it so much sums up the facial expressions of some of our fitter friends. Ranging from “I’m cool and I know it” to “Don’t Mess with Me ‘cos I’m a tough guy!” to (sometimes) “I’ve put in the work in the gym and so I’m better than you” (which is an unfortunate attitude, but there we are).

You amateur psychoanalysts out there can see what you make of these guys. All of them deserve our attention, whatever the faces might suggest! There are no ‘right’ answers.

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Brothers in Arms (…and Abs, Pecs, Biceps…!)

Enjoy some camerarderie today (if I can spell that right)… its the best thing about getting into fitness training…

…and chillin’ too…

Enjoy a mix of both!

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Fit and Outdoors – Whatever the Weather!

Rain…

…You have to admire his dedication!…

Snow…

…but mainly, dry!

Any of these guys could – and should – be you!

 

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Something To Show Us

Following on from yesterday’s thoughts about self esteem, today’s lads are definitely proud of what they have achieved and are very keen to show us.

Whether you’re 9 or 90, no reason why you shoujldn’t be proud to show off your stuff after all the hard work you’re putting in (AREN’T YOU!!!). Enjoy some more (stills): they’re almost all obviously ‘posed’ to show off to the best effect, and when its a selfie that’s a dead giveaway!

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Self Esteem

Don’t think that you have to turn yourself into a demigod to earn self-esteem: you deserve it from the moment that you step into a gym for the first time and take those first steps towards improved fitness! Or even start a home workout. These guys show how they feel. It’s surely about feeling self-confident and happy – not about looking like a champion bodybuilder. As we’ve said before, the intent of a fitness regime is to be good (no, better) at what you love to do…

Basically, once you are confident enough to be seen without your shirt – and especially to be posted or even to do a selfie for social media, then you should feel that self esteem flowing and pushing you on to ever greater things. At least, that is the idea, and it is why most of these guys are smiling! Unfortunately for some, ‘proud’ has to mean ‘tough and glowering’, but there we go!

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Push… Pull… Twist… Whatever!

It’s all great exercise… and it WORKS! Make it fun!

Exactly!

I guess you have the idea now. Movement = improved fitness = improved and stronger muscle… especially where you add a bit of extra weight. Let’s continue with some more relevant images!

If, at the end of your session, you feel like this…

…then you’ll have done a great job!

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From A Different Perspective… and Some Updates

Firstly, muscle and fitness from different points of view!

And, while we’re at it – a whole new collection of handstand photos and videos have been added to HANDSTAND CENTRAL GALLERY #2 including some ‘fun’ at the end. A couple of tasters here:

ALso, another huge update on WRESTLING GALLERY #3 from which I select just two here…

Finally, there has been a small update to GENTLY GAY … this sort of thing… just to keep ‘flying the flag’, as it were…

Hopefully y’all found something here to enjoy. Let me know if you did by leaving a comment, or if you prefer something private, email to gymacrobat@gmail.com

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Body Image (5) – Bros

OK – last one in this Body Image series. Guys sharing the satisfaction – both in the workout and in the results!

 

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Body Image (4) – In The Engine Room

The gym, obviously!

 

…can be outside, of course…

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Body Image (3) – Suitable Shorts

In our day (I can’t believe I am writing that, but a lot of water has passed under our bridge since I started writing about us in the books!), dress for gym training (both calisthenics and gymnastics) was short white shorts. Just that. It’s all we wore in school PE, and its what we liked to wear after that. Hot and sweaty lads don’t need anything more.

These days, we see guys training in shorts which come down even to calf level. They’re not shorts – you may as well wear a diving suit!

So, for today’s display of fit guys, I’ve chosen ‘shorts’ as the focus, starting with the better kind! You may need to overlook a couple of ‘bulges’ – you know how it is…

And this first guy is already on the GYMNASTS GALLERY #2

These white shorts are getting a bit long now, so we’ll change color…

 

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