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Venner, Tobias, Via Recta ad Vitam Longam. Or a plain philosophical demonstration. . ., London: R. Bishop for Henry Hood, 1638.
Use exercise after the 1st & 2nd digestions & the time to eat again approaches. Time (at least .5hr) must be observed between exercise and the following meal. Also before exercise the excrements of the belly & bladder should be expulsed. Exercise should also not be done in the heat of the day. For the phlegmatick: speedy walks in the morning, up hills & other steep places. Summer-light exercises, Spring-somewhat stronger, Autumn & Winter - strong & laborious motion recommended. Morning & evening best for frication.
Venner, 289-90, 292-3, 295.
Measure of exercise by 2 things: (1) the bursting forth of sweat & hot vapours, and (2) the weariness of the limbs
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