CREATIVE João Morais

NWR Issue 100

The Anatomy of a Beating

It’s chest and triceps day. There ain’t nothing better than a good session on a rusty bar. You know you’ve had a good workout when you look down at your palms and it looks like you’ve been slathering yourself in fake tan. After smashing it down the gym, I take my usual shortcut back through the park. Sat on the altar in the middle of the stone circle is the usual mixture of moshers and alkies, enjoying the first bit of warm Easter weather. It’s one of those times of the day when my abs disappear under the swell from being twelve hundred calories heavier post-workout. But I can still get away with an extra small T-shirt, as long as I breathe in.

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