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Think BIG!

Long-term readers will be aware of a running gag involving my partner Dave and cats… but the message is important. From where you are, to where you want to be… it is all down to you. And you don’t have … Continue reading

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Fundamentally…

…it all starts HERE… …THE BOY TAKES OFF HIS SHIRT, PICKS UP THE WEIGHTS… and away you go! More of him on the pull-up bars at the end! “Great oaks from little acorns grow”… just LOVE this next image: 40 … Continue reading

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Twenty Five Ways to Get REALLY Strong

Try them all!   That’s Angelo Svec. Here he is again: (Do check that your drainpipe is secure!)

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Raising the Bar

Literally – and then plenty of other gym-time strength-building activity! (seem to recognise him!) Three Chelyabinsk gymnasts tuning up… …and a final gif to inspire you into action yourself!

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Biceps!

What’s the first thing the lads show off if they want to look tough? A ‘gun show’, as they say in the States! 20 new pictures added at the ‘Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics‘ page

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Negotiating on All Fronts!

I’m beginning to understand how it is so difficult to get UN resolutions agreed! As I mentioned in the previous post, we are in discussions with the management here in Portugal (at least three different nationalities including Russian and Swedish … Continue reading

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Resistance Machines: The Debate

In the background behind Daniel, our lifter in this picture, we see two types of resistance training equipment. Immediately behind him, a triceps (etc) machine where the resistance comes from a weight stack, and where you select the desired weight … Continue reading

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Holy Ghost? Holy Moses!

For today’s pictures, we’ll head back to the gym: For today’s story, I refer to the surprising difficulty (it seems) in opening a Euro bank account these days. It doesn’t help being 4000 miles away from the bank in question, … Continue reading

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