Walker's Exercises for Ladies

Walker's Exercises for Ladies


For ladies leading sedentary lives, Donald Walker has just the pep talk you need.

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 its 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 can become the envy of all ladies.

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

Lavishly illustrated throughout, this guide has been brought back to life so that modern ladies can exercise the Victorian way.

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