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TO DEVELOP GOOD FIGURE AMERICA'S 1915
BEAUTY IN "GLADIATOR" POSE
Deep breathing gives to a "woman
that which she is always striving for
a good figure. It helps develop
health, beauty and grace. Increased
breathing power and quickened heart
action have a beneficial effect on all
parts of the body.
Breathing exercises, while partic-.
ularly important to health, are per
haps the easiest of any to practice
For this reason they are particularly
recommended to the woman who
works as well as all other women.
For such women this series of
heath and beauty articels is express
ly written. America's 1915 Beauty
Miss Kay Laurell of the "Ziegfeld
Follies" has posed for the pictures
which illustrate this article and the
others in the series.
If deep breathing is practiced reg
ularly while taking the pose of "Fall
en Gladiator," shown in the accom
panying illustration, it will help to de
velop the chest walls and thus give
tne chest expansion so necessary for
full health and vigor.
Assume the "gladiator" pose, bend
the left knee and let the body slip
Kev Laurell .
Famous letotfy ofl
Many married men look upon their
wives as combined, carpet sweepers,
letter openers -and talking- machines
and many of '.'eniiare, "
down until it is supported by the right
arm and hand, the right leg
stretched straight out in front Left
arm thrown upright. Hold this po
sition and slowly inhale, hold breath
for five counts and then slowly ex
hale. Repeat this ten times. It vriU