Tag Archives: strength

“Best Friends for Life”

Some people may have a funny way of showing it (like those two!) but sporting friends very often turn out to be your best friends. When you were in school, I’m guessing that pretty much all of you had a … Continue reading

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“Eat, Sleep, Train, Repeat”…

Exactly. Who needs to work, or to earn money? Well, not realistic, but we liked that shirt! So this is an entirely “get the shirt off and get in the gym” post. Enjoy! Speedos – good. Sweaty or possibly oily … Continue reading

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Lift With a Friend (or a Guinea Pig)

I have written so much ere about how much more effective (and more fun) it is if you do your regular fitness training with a friend (“Weights Mates”). Each is encouraged to push the other a little further with each … Continue reading

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The Gym’s The Place

Take one rather shy young man – 15yo, 16? –  in need of a bit more muscle. ‘Slimmer’ boy pix to open with. There’s quite a few of them here at the centre despite European schools all being back in … Continue reading

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Bad Guys and Good Guys… Mostly Good Guys!

First, the ‘bad’ guys. In the previous post I commented about the highly conspicuous and intrusive security dudes who showed up here guarding some wealthy Russian guy and his wife, who seemed reluctant to leave their apartment (next to ours) … Continue reading

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Security Detail

Today’s Picture Theme: Guys who Could Make Great Security Guards. Let me explain. Not on duty this morning after a show last night, so up around sunrise (about 7am at the moment here) to enjoy the morning rays with breakfast. … Continue reading

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…If You Thought This Place Was Weird…

…you should go to the UK!! (Love the ‘Never give up’ tattoo. Pictures today are again mainly unrelated to the text topic! But clearly naked in some cases, and mainly ‘outdoor fun’… read on…) Following on from yesterday’s piece about … Continue reading

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Togetherness

Feeling ‘cosy’ today! Just one of those days when we seem to have got everything ‘together’. Doing everything together – as Dave and I almost always do – has always been good, whether it be sport… …balance… …training… …showtime… …just being … Continue reading

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Physique and Philosophy

Mainly physique. Do I hear a sigh of relief? And maybe a bit gay… OK. I guess I’m just slightly confused by the reaction to my piece following the Barcelona attacks. I dared to question the existence of (any) God as … Continue reading

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Confidence Building

We manage our gym shifts (along with Alf and Seb) to give everyone as much flexibility as possible, especially as all of us are involved in shows four nights a week even if not actually performing in every one now. … Continue reading

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