Strengthens the solid parts and promotes the circulation of the fluids, increases perspiration & prevents many diseases which cannot be cured and removes others where medicine proves ineffectual. Assists in the actions of the heart, the motion of the lungs and all the vital functions, digestion is rendered perfect exhilarates the spirits, invigorates the nerves, imparts new energy to the mental faculties, adds bulk, firmness & strength to the moving fibre & bestows on the countenance the animated bloom of health.
Thacher, 77, 210, 212.
For Friction — 2x day - daily exercise.
Thacher, 80, 146.
For youth, middle-aged, & to the corpulent — Walking, running, leaping, riding, swimming, fencing For infants, aged, delicate & weak — riding in a carriage, sailing, swinging
Dancing, hoeing, digging, raking, chopping, skipping the rope, reading or speaking aloud, singing, friction