Keeping Fit All the Way

How to Obtain and Maintain Health, Strength and Efficiency

Cover image for

Download


Author: Walter Camp
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,697 / 89 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.4
LoC Category: LB
Downloads: 4,421
Added to site: 2006.04.28
mnybks.net#: 13514
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Health

The author preaches the gospel of health, strength, efficiency, and happiness to middle-aged men, a class numbering over eight million members in this country alone. He points out the danger to health and the economic loss consequent up on a man's allowing himself to get out of good physical condition, and he tells him how he may recover his impaired vitality and begin again to enjoy life, yes, and to do big things in life.

Show Excerpt

and calls in his physician. He does not pick up. Now, for the first time, he hears from the doctor words that he has caught occasionally about men far older than himself--"blood pressure." But he he is under fifty! The doctor says he must go slower. Now begins a dreary round indeed! He has never learned to go slow! He is an old man at fifty. If lucky, he has made money. But what is the price? He has found precious little fun in those fifteen or twenty years since he was a boy. Of course he has had his high living, his motor, his late hours. His cigars have been good, but he has never enjoyed them so much as he did the old pipe at camp. His dinners and late suppers can't compare with the fish and bacon of the woods.

What a fool he has been!

Perhaps he has caught himself in time. If so he is in luck and Nature may partially forgive him and give him a chance to "come back." He is well scared and he means to be good. But the scare wears off, and then, too, "business" presses him on again. And final

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2007.10.07
emmeline
****.

very good book


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Keeping Fit All the Way by Walter Camp - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

On the Fringe of the Great Fight
by George G. Nasmith
Of Natural and Supernatural Things
by Basilius Valentinus
The Old Game
by Samuel G. Blythe
Our Nervous Friends
by Robert S. Carroll
Notes on Nursing
by Florence Nightingale
Old-Time Makers of Medicine
by James J. Walsh
Papers on Health
by John Kirk

See more popular titles from this genre.