National Geographic : 1935 May
Health- through Exercise Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Dept.5 3 5'N. i Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. Please send me the new publication on Exercise prepared by your Bureau of Physical Education. Name City State___ 7 HEN boys and girls play hard they use practically every muscle in their bodies. They run, jump, bend, twist and turn. It is the exercise they need to strengthen their muscles, straighten their backs, deepen their chests and square their shoulders. Youngsters who are taught, as a part of their physical education, the other hygienic habits that have to do with posture, diet, cleanliness, fresh air and sleep, are bound to build stronger, healthier bodies. The pleasure found in exercise and in the skill acquired in those early years should en courage these boys and girls, when they are grown up, to continue their physical activity. Fathers and mothers can learn from their children at play. It is easy, as one grows older, to give up exercise at the very time when it is needed. Perhaps you have for gotten that you require exercise to keep your heart and lungs in tune, to stimulate circulation, to preserve a correct posture which aids digestion and a more active functioning of other body organs. There are some persons to whom vigorous exercise might be harmful. But unless your doctor has advised against your taking rea sonable amounts of physical exercise, the METROPOLITAN LI FREDERICK H. ECKER, PRESIDENT ,. tAT booklet prepared by the Metropolitan's Bureau of Physical Education will be help ful in supplementing your normal outdoor activity. You will not begrudge the few minutes a day given to exercise when you begin to get the benefit from it. The Metropolitan has sent to policyhold ers and their neighbors more than i, oo,ooo illustrated Exercise Charts. Send the cou pon for the 1935 revised edition of the publication on Exercise. FE INSURANCE COMPANY ONE MADISON AVE., NEW YORK, N. Y. S193e M.L. . CO. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."