Fancy That! – Life is Mental After All

1 – We are Born Brainless Nobodies – To our minds, we come into being as material beings explained as being due to physical stuff such as biology and classical physics. Much time is spent trying to explain how we are something as opposed to nothing or even why there is anything as opposed to […]

Gary’s Thoughts on the God Issue

This is the first post in a new category “Insights & Understanding” in which I attempt to simplify the incredibly complicated subject of Reality from my point of view. May your God go with you God – The absolute – The Tao – Universal Consciousness – Source – Mind at Large – The One – […]

How can I lose weight quickly?

A Flexarian approach to weight loss – with the flexibility to fit any lifestyle – this is the key. It is important for future health that weight loss is achieved in the most sensible way. The long term benefits are worth the effort. Having said that it may(is) also be the quickest way to lose […]

Great(er) Expectations

TOTALITY – Why it makes sense to expect so much more from your chosen fitness pursuit What do you expect from your chosen fitness pursuit? In all probability most will answer something like – improved moods, fitness, physique and health or variations across these themes – and this is a good enough return but what […]

Why Lift Weights – Bodybuilding?

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau poet and philosopher Why Lift Weights – Bodybuilding? You may be reading this and thinking that exact question. First, let us define bodybuilding for our purposes. Bodybuilding – Any person changing or wishing to change the shape of […]

Please Choose Your Fetish

To begin this blog I feel I have to repeat the answer to the question Why bodybuilding? The reasons for my being pro bodybuilding as a total fitness pursuit. If the first part of this blog feels familiar that’s because it is. In the second part, I give my thoughts on bodybuilding as a fetish […]

Different For Girls?

Don’t allow gender specific bullshit falsehoods to keep you from the best exercise choice you could ever make. Should the way women exercise be radically different to the way men exercise? In my opinion there should be no such thing as gender appropriate exercise as there are no relevant differences that would affect exercise and […]

Fitness in the 1970’s

Auto-ethnography – written 2010 Gary Walsh (60) – married to Julie 37 years – 3 children – 4 grandchildren. Gary – Born 1959 – in Luton, an industrial town, to an Irish father and a Lutonian mother with one older sister. Luton’s main industry was Vauxhall motors and associated businesses at this time.  As a […]