Training For Health, Strength, Speed, And Agility; For The Instruction Of Amateurs And Others

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJohn P. Thornton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. FOOD. Food requirements vary with conditions--The Guacho--Why we use meat--The Coolie diet--Quality of food--Water in food--Concentrated food--What a man eats as to its weight --The hydro-carbons--The nitrogenous food--What makes muscle, what fat--The workman's power measured in tons-- Demand for food--Quality, not quantity--The cooking of food--Regimen of the man in training--Why pork is not used--When to eat--Why digestion stops--The tired woman --Do no work on an empty stomach--Variety of food--Bolting--Quantity of food--Maclaren--The ravenous man-- Use of beer, wine, or alcoholic fluids--Tea, coffee, chocolate, cocoa--Boils--Quantity of fluid--Restrictions--A dried-up man--Method of assuaging thirst--Why ice-water is hurtful-- Cramps--Time of drinking--Adulterated and aerated Brinks --Ginger-ale--English methods with use of beer--Wine-- Bread and fat making--The starch in bread--Why bread should be used stale and toasted--Doughy bread--Greasy bread--Rice--Oatmeal--The Scotch--Advantage of the frequent cooking of starchy food--Potatoes--Vegetables-- Salads -- Onions--Fruits--Poultry -- Personal experience-- Condiments--Changes in taste during training--Butter--Tobacco--Use of medicines--Bad effects of pills and purges-- The trainer not a doctor--Blood-letting--Russian baths--The oarsman and the Turkish bath--Powder--A pretty skin--A clean skin--The use of water--The pores of the skin--Perspiration--What is in solution in perspiration--Use of soap-- Hot and cold bathing--The cuticle--The sponge bath--Rubbing down--When to bathe. FOOD requirements vary with human conditions. According to the expenditure taking place, so materials are to be supplied in proportion to the waste. "Under exposure to hard labor, to high and low temperatures, consumption ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. FOOD. Food requirements vary with conditions--The Guacho--Why we use meat--The Coolie diet--Quality of food--Water in fo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217407250

ISBN - 13:9780217407250

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