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Exercise 5
Stand erect, arms bent at elbows, hands clinched and resting against shoulders, as in Figure 8. Then, thrust up as far as possible above the head with each arm alternately (Fig. 9), as if you were striking at some object slightly out of your reach. Repeat twelve to thirty times with each arm.
Exercise 6
F,ig. 7.
Stand as in Figure 8. Thrust up the arms simultaneously to their full length at either side, as in Figure 10. Return to starting position and repeat fifteen to twenty times.
This and the preceding exercise may be varied by striking straight out in front with the arms, instead
of upward.
Fig. 8.
Exercise 7
Stand as shown in Figure 10, with the arms extended horizontally, and the hands clinched; then bend the body to the right without changing relative position of the arms, until the position shown in Figure 12 is reached. From this position return to first position and bend in opposite direction until the left arm points down and the right one up. Repeat eight to twenty times.
Fig. 9.
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