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"For it is only by muscular work that we can strengthen the heart, lungs, stomach, liver, intestines and endocrine organs.
"This (referring to muscular exercise) is the only way to get a real appetite and the only incentive the body has to digest a good meal.
"A well used stomach cannot have dyspepsia, an active set of intestines cannot poison the body.
"If you wish your liver well and desire to keep it comfortably on the right side where it belongs, give it its daily massage.
"Muscular exercise can therefore be made organic exercise. In no other way can we make the organs strong and in no other way can we keep them strong."
These statements are not advertisements for patent medicine. They are taken from a book called "The Daily Health Builder," written by C. Ward Crampton. It is unfortunate that in order to get down to the level
THE DAILY HEALTH BUILDER.. Am J Dis Child. 1929;37(1):228. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1929.01930010237017