Athletic Training And Health

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Infirm and delicate! and ye who waste With pale and bloated sloth the tedious day ! Avoid the stubborn aliment, avoid The foil repast ." " If abused or overtasked, the stomach will most certainly remonstrate, and the remonstrance,...
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Athletic training and health

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Infirm and delicate! and ye who waste With pale and bloated sloth the tedious day ! Avoid the stubborn aliment, avoid The foil repast ." " If abused or overtasked, the stomach will most certainly remonstrate, and the remonstrance, if not attended to, may result in a very serious quarrel. To disoblige the stomach is perhaps the most foolish thing that a man can do, and he is certain ere long to repent it bitterly. For the offended organ has avengers, who surely, if not suddenly, make him pay dear for the breach of internal order h." The Relation Of Food To Mdscular Work. We have learned from the chemists that real food, or the nutritive part of alimentary substances, is of two kinds, viz. the nitrogenous group, characterized by the predominance of nitrogen in their composition, and the carbonaceous group, comprising those foods which are almost entirely formed from carbon. Until quite recently it has been generally held that the nitrogenous foods, being almost identical in composition with muscular tissues, provided the force which is displayed in muscular exertion, by supplying the waste of muscle, through which, it was supposed, the force was evolved. This doctrine was first taught by Liebig. Lavoisier had performed a series of elaborate experiments to discover the origin of animal heat, and he arrived at the conclusion that it was derived from the t "Art of Preserving Health." h " Meditations on Dyspepsia." combustion of carbon and hydrogen in the lungs; hence the carbonaceous foods have hitherto been looked upon as useful merely to supply fuel for this process of oxygenation; but within the last few years the number of those who doubted the truth of these theories (among whom may be reckoned the writer of this essay) has increased rapidly. Dr. E. Smith, Me...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781459093485
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 8/6/2009
  • Pages: 28
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.06 (d)

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