Tag Archives: shoulders

‘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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In Vision

Here’s looking at you, kid! I guess that most of you share our enjoyment of the well-presented male physique, or you wouldn’t be here. So what do I see in my Dave? Cool brown eyes set in a slightly impish … Continue reading

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System Failure

There are six computers in our household: Ivo, Pete, Dave and I have one each, the lesbian girls share one, and one is available (carefully monitored) for the kids. Plus a load of phones and other devices that kick in … Continue reading

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A Little Leverage

You may be familiar with this image, which appears at the top of every page on this blog. It shows an example of ‘levers’ – they rarely appear in normal artistic or acrobatic gymnastics competitions but, for cabaret/circus, we love … Continue reading

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Addiction

Dave and I spent last evening discussing young Billy’s addiction to bodybuilding with his parents over dinner. He’s the older brother of my son Leo’s closest friend, and a brilliant tutor and supervisor to the young ones with their weights, … Continue reading

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Weights Mates

OK, so having bored the pants off everyone over the last few posts about finding true (gay) love and all the sort of stuff we used to get up to, and whining on about the books I wrote a lot … Continue reading

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