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2019! Onwards and Upwards…

And so it goes on! Acrobatics… Gymnastics: …bodyweight training… …resistance machines… …weights… …bit of showing off… …beach… …pool… …balance action… …relationships… …a bit of combat… …guys who like being wet… …or in the snow… Happy guys… …sweaty guys… …carefree guys… … Continue reading

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The Full Works

Should one come to our current outpost in Portugal to ‘lounge in the sun’ or to ‘get fit in the sun’? Initially being marketed as the latter amongst those parts of Russian and Nordic society likely to respond to such … 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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Fighting, Frying… and Complaining

‘Bedding in.’ That’s what the system here is doing, I think! Our gym setup in the ‘open’ half of the vacation complex here seems to meet with general approval – the emphasis on this side of the complex is ‘family’ … Continue reading

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Off Duty Today

It was warm enough for shirtless outside today! And I felt that I needed a ‘time out’, like this guy. I found the business that I wrote about yesterday quite stressful, especially as I am not entirely sure that the … Continue reading

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Oily Assignments

Following my recent venture into describing the delights of oil wrestling, by an odd coincidence the subject comes up again. The class which Jaymee and Leo (and their friends) attend at High School was given assignments to write about aspects … Continue reading

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Do It with a Friend (or Two!)

I’ve shared many times here my view that, whatever you like to do, sharing the experience with a like-minder partner makes it infinitely more enjoyable. Just as with the street-workout boys here… something which doesn’t necessary have to involve the … Continue reading

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Invitations and Challenges

Hmmm. A fair bit about wrestling in today’s post. But you have to admit that if you are going to throttled by a bicep, that’s a great bicep to be throttled by! Also: spoiler alert!! Just for once, at the … Continue reading

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500+ Challenge

Push-ups – can’t beat them. Friday after school, Leo and Chris arrived back with their new AfAm friends Theo and Errol in tow. ‘We’re going to all do 500 push-ups – at least, Dad’, announces Leo, ‘Can you come and check … Continue reading

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‘On The Mats, Lads’

In our gymnastics classes, ‘On the mats, lads!’ usually means a bit of conditioning – like these two doing the ‘plank hold’. But in our mainly gay private gym, it frequently means wrestling, something most gay guys want to do … Continue reading

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