Flipping tyres at Farm Fitness

“A handsome farmer made me hot and sweaty while out in the crops”, he wrote.

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Just Keep Spinning. Just Keep Spinning.

Classes can be quite intimidating. For me, they remind me of P.E. lessons at school – to which I was awful at. I was that kid who got picked last during any sport lesson. Yeah, that ol’ sob story. It wasn’t because I was unpopular; I just sucked so much at sport and exercise while I was at school. I used to have a real dread about going to those lessons where, I actually used to bunk off and hide from my teachers or fake notes from my Mum. My teachers weren’t stupid, they actually just decided to ‘let-that-happen’ until…

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Green Eyed Monster…

Envy, envy is a beautiful thing. I mean, it’s not. It’s not AT ALL. But it is one crazy emotion. Or state of mind? DISCUSS. I get envious of boys who, I think, are better looking and more buff than me. Which is a broad bunch. I know I have a new picture every month for my column, and it seems like I’m super-photo-happy guy but I’m incredibly insecure. So I look at other guys I admire and I get envious. Or, I want to sleep with them. Is is the classic gay conundrum? “Do I want to be him…

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Dysmorphin’ Time

I blame WWE Wrestlers for my “wanting to get bigger”. In particular Kurt Angle-circa-2000. I blame him and his WWE colleagues (then WWF) and their oversized, hugely muscled physiques and perky bubble butts looking amazing in lycra singlets. I’d also like to blame; Wolverine, Thor, Lion-O, He-Man, Dean Cain as Superman, Jonny Wilkinson and the whole 2003 England Rugby World Cup winning team and, well you get the picture. They are the reason I started lifting weights. When I was 14 years old I bought my first set of dumbbells, colourful plastic ones from Argos along with a cheap bench…

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