Physical Fitness: Never Too Late

Poor posture, aching feet, insomnia, high blood pressure, headaches, flabby muscles . . . the whole depressing catalogue of middle-age complaints, says Dr. Thomas K. Cureton Jr., can be avoided by a single prescription: exercise. But Cureton, who is director of the Physical Fitness Research Center at the University of Illinois, doesn't mean just a little isometrics or a weekend round of golf. He preaches a strenuous program of daily workouts, which includes two miles of walking and running, 20-mile hikes, cold baths and towel rubs, plus an increasingly difficult calisthenics...

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