Monthly Archives: January 2017

Training the Training Partner

Summer is coming. Yes it will! Unless you are in South Africa or Australasia of course, when it will shortly be going away. Tough luck! We all want to look good, especially for beach holidays. A lot of guys fantasise … Continue reading

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Facebook Makes My Point!

Yesterday, I posted a long piece about naked swimming being the ‘norm’ for boys in the 1950s, in UK to some extent and especially in the USA. I opened the post with an image which appeared in a US newspaper … Continue reading

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Sport ‘Au Naturel’: What We’ve Lost

‘Gymnastics’ means ‘The Naked Art’. Although most boys train shirtless in the gym, it was not what we know as gymnastics today, but track and field athletics and wrestling, performed by naked boys – boys all enjoying their ‘freedom’. Cut … Continue reading

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Lynch Mob Mentality

A few pictures before I launch into today’s tale. Some pretty fine bodies there, you must surely agree. Muscle and definition to be proud of, and to be admired by all of us in the fitness ‘trade’. Forgive me for … Continue reading

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Tungsten Theresa

No way I can link the pics to the topic today so, for visuals, let’s just have A Day in the Gym! As a Brit living in USA and surveying the current political turmoil as successive Obama legislature is countermanded, apparently … Continue reading

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Tactics

Some Czech MMA fighters for you, for starters. Well, we had our own version of  a cage fight last night – sans cage, but eight of us mid-30s dudes versus eight teens (well, Billy is 21, but we’ll let that … Continue reading

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Happy Trump Day

No, not HUMP day… I’ve heard that today, the world is balanced on a knife edge (that’s a very neat planche position by the way). A lot of real American folks around here (TN) are ecstatic… others just feel like … Continue reading

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On Wild Swimming – and On Being Happy in Your ‘Skin’

My previous post on ‘Hard Body’, and earlier mentions of training naked (for example, NKD Training), has generated some interesting comments both on the posts and by e-mail. It was one of the latter, from elsewhere in Tennessee, that drew … Continue reading

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Hard Body

We had the pre-teen gym boys in our cabin with the mid-teen gym boys this weekend, and the talk was all about two things: how to get a ‘hard body’ and how to acquire the assorted acrobatic skills that Leo (and … Continue reading

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Him ‘n Me

A post dedicated to gay couples. Why not? After all: Sadly, the Tumblr blog mentioned on the bottom of that poster no longer exists. My writings published so far have all been about us – Dave and I – and … Continue reading

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