Tag Archives: Oak Ridge Tennessee

Still Counting Down: The ‘Core Four’

It is now 17 years since Dave and I first realised that we were gay, and probably in love. It took a while for the implications of that to sink in for both of us, as I recount in Loving … Continue reading

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Where Did That Weekend Go?

Gosh – needed that! I know how he feels – I’m off there next… After the early-morning hi-jinks discussed yesterday, with Leon and Dane visiting from Lexington, our Saturday morning began as usual – coaching duties at the gymnastics center … 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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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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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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Tales from Wales

Dave and I may be ‘exiled’ in Tennessee, but the only property we own is in Wales UK. And it’s been having a troubled week! First, though, let me introduce this post’s picture theme: ‘Good Development’ Typically, things go wrong … Continue reading

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No Sunday Lunch

One small li9nk to our Britishness here (that’s me, Dave and his brother Pete, is that wonderful Clare (my son’s mum) has always loved cooking and has prepared a traditional ‘British’ Sunday lunch most weekends. But, for 12 weeks, no … 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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