Tag Archives: shoulders

‘Must Try Harder’…

…as my schoolmasters used to say! Not one, not two, but THREE mistakes in the link I gave you in the previous post. Thanks to Frédéric in France for pointing that out! One letter missed out of the YouTube item code, … Continue reading

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More for Brett

In addition to the advice to my straight e-mail correspondent Brett about his wanting to sample naked wrestling with his friends which was in yesterday’s post and in the useful comment subsequently added by Platinumboy, a couple more thoughts occurred … Continue reading

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“The Last Rites”

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Working The Upper Body” Words unrelated to pictures this time? Well, perhaps not entirely. I wrote last time that Chad was going off travelling for a year and that his very private and exclusive gym would be … Continue reading

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Looking Up a Bit…

Sometimes the vest serves to highlight the goods…. in this case, Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Shoulders and Arms’ I think the prospects for the school summer vacation are looking up a little. Regular readers will know that the planned 8-week circus … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Atlantic City

Today’s Gallery Theme: Training the Shoulders Sometimes it seems that there is little point in making complex plans. We were off to join a touring circus for the fourth time this summer vacation. The last three tours with them have … Continue reading

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‘True Grit’ – Putting in the Effort!

Today’s Gallery Theme: Determination! This young gymnast’s face says it all. ‘I want to be the best and I’m not short-changing myself on these ab crunches!’ This little guy on the bar seems set on the same road to success: … Continue reading

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Ripped

Today’s Gallery Theme: Ripped Guys …and today’s musings: ‘Ripped ME’. Unfortunately, not good. Yesterday, doing pull-downs behind the neck using Chad’s excellent resistance machines, I pulled a muscle in my left forearm. Pulled some of it off the bone just … Continue reading

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Back Where we Belong

Enough of these recent posts about LGBT, ‘inbetweeners’, homophobic and homophilic churches (I just made that word up, but it should mean ‘supportive of gays’)… today it’s just BACK TO BASICS, celebrating our love of fitness training and focussing on … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box Opened!

Oh, I should have known better!! In daring to suggest that bodybuilding, just for the sake of being bigger than ever in the muscle department was “pointless”, I overlooked one of our most avid followers, a competitive bodybuilder who is … Continue reading

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All Backs and Biceps

‘It’s my back day!’ said visiting sports wunderkind Ollie importantly, waking us yet again to make space for him and my son to train weights in our cabin. We’re exiled there to sleep (six of us altogether) because of the house … Continue reading

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