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Exercise 3
Lie on the stomach, with the weight of the upper part of the body resting on the elbows, as in Figure 3. Raise the
Lesson V—Fig. 2.                                                  Lesson V—Fig. 3.
legs alternately as high as possible. Make twenty-five move­ments with each leg.
Exercise 4
Lie on the stomach, as in Figure 4, the muscles held rigid, forehead touching the bells; then bend the knee, and throw the leg as far upward and backward toward the body as possible,
Lesson V—Fig. 4.                                                   Lesson V—Fig. 5.
at the same time raising the head and shoulders as far as possi­ble without lifting the elbows from the floor; use the legs alter­nately, and make the movement from thirty to fifty times.
Exercise 5
Lie on the stomach, at full length, with the arms bent at the elbows, and the bells held close to the sides; raise the chest and legs from the floor simultaneously, as far as possible (Fig. 5). Repeat fifteen to twenty times.
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