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DO YOU BREATHE? DYNAMIC BREATHING
BRINGS RESULTS WHEN AIDED BY EXERCISE
This stretching clears the way for
the life-giving oxygen in all parts ol
Teach, young children to do th&
same thing. Show them how to lie
in bed and stretch limbs, arms, feet,
hands, fingers and toes until the re
action brought on by the exercise,
accompanied by deep breathing,
makes their little bodies fairly glow
with vigor and good health.
For grown-ups, for the office man
or the busy housewife a simple com
bination of muscles-stretching and
deep breathing is needed for the de
velopment of power and peace from
For such folk the exercise of ris
ing and falling upon the ball of the
For deep breathing in bed, clasp hands over diaphragm, press in as
the lungs are filled, meanwhile raising the legs as shown in the picture.
BY DR. R. H. BISHOP, JR.,
Cleveland Commissioner of Health.
Tickets on the "air line" route to
good health do not read exactly the
same for every one.
Exercises which are an aid to dy
namic or; foreful deep breathing may
need to be varied according to age or
physical condition of the subject.
' You have noticed a dog or cat
upon rising from sleep stretch every
4 luscle and limb and breathe deeply.
feet combined with deep breathing
is extremely beneficial.
Here are the directions: As one
rises on the balls of the feet slowly
inhale until the lungs are filled and
the body is balanced on the toes. Re
main in this position and hold the
breath for 30 seconds. Then slowly
exhale and as slowly sink back to a
normal standing position.
Young ' women or girls just ap
proaching womanhood may develoD