Tag Archives: beach

Confidence Building

We manage our gym shifts (along with Alf and Seb) to give everyone as much flexibility as possible, especially as all of us are involved in shows four nights a week even if not actually performing in every one now. … Continue reading

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Normal Service – Just Relax!

13 hot guys there, with their coach, ready to wrestle. A couple of posts ago I wrote about setting up a small ‘private’ wrestling knock-out session for 10 visiting guys plus Dave and I. Today was a free day for … Continue reading

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‘Doing Their Thing’

‘No, honestly – I’m just giving him a massage…’ Boys ‘doing their thing’. That’s what this blog is all about – so long as the ‘thing’ is fitness-related and frequently ‘gay’. That’s what my first three books are all about, … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

Well, the boxers wanted punch bags, and a ring…   … the punch bags have arrived and have been fixed by the maintenance guys, one in each ‘half’ of this complex we’re at. As for a ring, with actual ropes, … Continue reading

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“Once More On To The Beach, Dear Friends…”

Apologies for that horrible mis-quotation. But, although tonight is ‘show’ night, we don’t have to be in it ourselves. For once, we have managed to get a reasonable line-up without having to repeat the performances we did on Monday/Tuesday. Seb … Continue reading

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Rain Dance

Obviously we’re enjoying the wall-to-wall sunshine and high temperatures in our new Portugal location. But nevertheless, a little rain wouldn’t come amiss! Not so we can heft our dumbbells in the rain (as much as we enjoy being shirtless in … Continue reading

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Jungle Telegraph

Out here, in the southern European desert, we’re really cooking! And the temperature here is about 10C lower than some other parts of the Med coast, for example. This heat-wave is said to be unprecedented… even Dave and I are … Continue reading

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Review and Reflect

So – the kids (and Colin’s family) caught their flight in Faro despite the heightened passport checks which have been introduced for everyone leaving the Schengen area – quite a queue, so we got them there early on Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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‘Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow’

Forget the basketball. Otherwise, that’s how a well-fit young man should look after a great training session. Bathed in sweat, to the extent that it is soaking into his pants. Lean and mean. OK, we’d appreciate a bit more muscle, … Continue reading

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Back to Back(s)

I mentioned yesterday that I had another bunch of ‘back’ pictures to share… so, in two ‘back-to-back’ posts, here is another selection. Starting with gymnast boys from the Chelyabinsk gym who are trained by Andrey Telitsyn. OK, we’ll leave Russia … Continue reading

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