Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Day in the Life of…(2): Leon

Leon is one of our dearest friends, gay partner to Dane, and both of them wrestlers who are always ready to drive the miles south  from Lexington to join us at Chet’s gym or in our own training cabin. Unlike the … Continue reading

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Abs… olute Definition

Back to our main theme of fitness, exercise and so forth. An e-mail correspondent asks us ‘how do we define “fit”?’ An interesting question, because so much depends on what you want to achieve. Most bodybuilders go for huge chests … Continue reading

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That was the Pain, Now for the Gain!

Chad, owner of our amazing private gym group, finally said he was no longer willing for us NOT to be graded ‘ultimate’ – the highest achievable level of recognition. That meant a suspension, and we finally did it on Sunday … Continue reading

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Girl Power (and a personal challenge!)

Chad’s Man.Power gym has five honorary boys (“girls”): two long standing (lesbian mums to our kids), gymnast Anneka (Ivo’s straight sister), and Shelley (weight lifter) and Judy (marathon runner, also both straight and wives [now] to two ofour other members … Continue reading

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Rituals

We all have our little rituals. Domestic (put cat out before bed, check lights are off – type things), in our work, in our play, in our love… When one of us wakes before the other: …should I? …the wonderful musky … Continue reading

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Not Chatty Enough? OK, try this…

Whilst I could be complacent and say that 156,665 hits so far suggest we have some satisfied customers here, one (private) correspondent remarks that this blog is not chatty enough. Too focussed on being gay lads, doing our beloved acrobatics, … Continue reading

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‘Sister’ Act…

A picture of a mixed pair I took at the 2008 World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships. Sorry, I forget who they or where they came from, but could be Russian). I don’t usually post the girls here (y’know… gay, and that) but I … Continue reading

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Because We Can

In the previous post I wrote how Carlos trains eight hours a day, seven days a week, to create and maintain the perfect body…‘Because He Can’. Others might call it ‘Obsessive Compulsive Training Disorder’! But it is what he wants to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life… (1): Carlos

Not ‘Carlos the Jackal’, but definitely ‘Carlos the Panther’. We’ve known Carlos for more than seven years now, and he remains the most extraordinary member of Chad’s gym. Even now I have no idea whether he is gay or straight. … Continue reading

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Barefoot Guys Have All the Fun…

An interesting correspondence has developed between me and an acrobatics enthusiast in Berlin. Let’s call him ‘M’ since he chooses to use e-mail rather this more public forum to ‘chat’ to me. We seem to have several things in common … Continue reading

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