Cryptic Cluedo

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As a person whose business (as well as physical training and performance) is words (three quarters of a million of them so far!), I quite enjoy cryptic crosswords, usually finding time to do one of the easier ones in on-line newspapers like The Times of London.

I’ve noticed that quite often, there are fitness related clues and I thought it would be fun to set a few challenges here for readers. So, if I try an easy one:

What this author wants from his weights programme (4)

…and you came up with the answer TONE – you’d be on the right track!

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So, over the next few weeks, I shall drop an occasional clue into the posts which is somehow related to fitness. Collect ten right answers and send them to me (by comment or e-mail to gymacrobat@gmail.com ) and I’ll send the first person a signed copy of Loving the Boy – or one of the other books if preferred – anywhere in the world.

Cover2 ThumbCover 3 ThumbFor the ‘new readers start here’ department, there are three books on the themes of finding gay love, a love of acrobatics and performance, and some misadventures… these are the other two, and you can click on covers or the first link for more information!

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OK. FITNESS CLUEDO NO. 1:

By putting the effort into his gym workout, Peter becomes a specialist! (6)

If you can solve that one, keep your answer until you have the full set and then send them to me…

Meanwhile, some more fitness inspiration for you. I aim to get every reader, any age, into the gym!

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camos in gym

chunky B&W

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lifter chest

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triceps pull

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Be proud of what you have, and then resolve to make it better!

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About tonycavanagh

Born Northampton UK; school Oxford UK and Oak Ridge Tennessee, where I met my wonderful partner Dave, also from UK. Oak Ridge is our main training base for acrobatics and circus stuff, but we also established a base in Wales (UK) to serve us when we are working in Europe. Our 'story', of finding gay love, learning the acrobatics trade and then of how we got shot at during our show (and worse was to follow - just to prove that the risks of being an acrobat are not always the most obvious ones!) are now available in my three books 'Loving the Boy', 'The Power of Love' and 'Against All Odds'. Links available on most blog posts. Actually, waiting for the imminent arrival of the first printed copies was far scarier than anything we do in performance. A fourth book - not about us but exploring the sadness of a gay Native American boy denied his true identity - is currently with an agent for evaluation. watch for 'Let The Future Find Me' in due time. And now to book five... another boy, another quest... seems its always boys...
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