Donald Walker

Walker's Exercises for Ladies
  • Walker's Exercises for Ladies

  • It is time to say farewell to poor posture and to revitalise your sedentary life - Donald Walker's age-old advice will have you limbering up, in the proper way, before no time.

    If you haven't yet discovered the vast array of benefits that arise from physical exertion, then let Walker be your guide. As well as helping to prolong life and improve happiness, active exercises can help you to achieve a beauty of form, elegant air and graceful manners.

    Through a combination of ladylike exercises such as dancing and dumb-bells, you will become the envy of every room.

    Tips include:
    - The posture and deportment that will enhance beauty
    - The correct manner of curtsy and what to do with one's hands when in company
    - Dangerous activities to avoid, from badminton to billiards

    Step aside young yogies and modern-day fitness afficionados, Walker's Victorian advice is proven, practical and positively transformative.

Donald Walker was a Victorian author of several books, including Walker's Manly Exercises and Exercises for Ladies. He helped to introduce British society to an unfamiliar topic in the early nineteenth century: physical education.

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