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A Difficult Call

Oh dear. I found myself in a difficult situation mid-week, and it is all due to (son) Leo’s openness. ‘Oh, Hi… is that Mrs. xxxxx?’ ‘Yes. Who is this?’ ‘This is Tony Cavanagh. Your son lifts weights with our boys … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Bias? Genes? I’m Not Sure…

This post is a bit of a soul searcher. Tune out now rather than be offended! A recent comment on quite an old post makes me think. Am I biassed against posting images of guys whose skin color is other … Continue reading

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Privates (NOT) On Parade!

I hope that you enjoyed that joke – as a collection of guys who like to do our fitness training naked in suitable situations, we certainly did. Who would to be the ‘odd tree out’ like that dear little evergreen? … Continue reading

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Under Surveillance

…well, that’s one kind of ‘surveillance’ that we fitness types indulge in, perhaps too often – this is Artem Joutchkov, by the way, who has a huge internet presence – but that isn’t really what I was thinking about right … Continue reading

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Training Places

Now there’s an interesting acrobat training lair! Complete with false trees – part of a stage set? Trapezes and balance pedestals ( or ‘blocks’) in evidence, plus your obvious ‘crash’ mats. And the all important mirror – so you can … Continue reading

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