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June 2, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

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Plain Old Exercise The Secret Of Physical Well-Being By VIVIAN BROWN . AP Newsfeainres Writer Many people saturate themselves with n o s t r u m s thai arc touted as necessary lo body health, physica whereas the secret of well-being -- exercise ' believes ness. .- -- is at their fingertips. Thai's the word from Olpa Ley, long time exponent of exercises, who "passivity is a sick- "Exerctse can improve your posture and digestion and keep you stimulated -- no matter what your age and even if your body is in 'bad shape you can still make lots of correction by exercising," she insists. A lithe size JO, the Russian born widow of the laic pioneer space travel expert Willy Lc\ has been teaching exercise for 37 years. A ballet career was thwarted by an accident to her knee, but she managed to use nome of the movements in a body program established for a major beauty salon. She left i ,to w r i t e an exercise c o l u m n foi I · newspaper, where she me ,cy. They had two daughters. Attcr World War II she helped anczio launch its well known inc of exercise dance clothes. Too much emphasis is placed on violent exercise -- the kind vou do vigorously and then for- ;cl about for awhile, she remarked. Exercise becomes a dirty word when one thinks one should do it. This is evident, she points out, in advertisements for diet pitls and self-exercise garments which empha- sise that "no exercise is necessary." Although Americans are sports-minded, they prefer watching others work out, she remarked. PLEASANT EXERCISE "Exercise should be pleasurable -- done quietly, slowly and joyfully. To music if it is possible. Stretch when you have the opportunity. Look at how much a cat enjoys stretching. Exercise should be done f'" pleasure, not mechanically. "Swimming can he done at any age. One should continue to use one's body as one grows older. You need not do ex-j orcEses at a specific hour. Do' one while you stand in line at a movie or while you are stopped for a t r a f f i c light. One of my pupils, 87. can bend down. touching her palms to the floor." she observed. Mrs. Ley's body interest n a t u r a l l y . the Her WUHllllElllllimiilllUIIIIIIillllltflllinillUlumill^ lateryiewpoint mother was a surgeon, and her father -- an architect, painter and member of Ihe Royal Academy of Art of St. Petersburg -- interested her in anato my with his i l l u s t r a t i o n s of the human body, its muscles and hones. The f a m i l y came to the United States after the Russian Revolution. At her studio in New York Mrs. Ley illustrated some ol the exorcises in her book, "Keep Moving: Easy Exercises for Figure Control." They con corn some of the most serious f i g u r e problems that besc: young and old. For example, this one for up per underarms: Press your palms together with fingers ex tended flat. Lift your elbows high and drop your joinec hands down as far behind your heart as you can. Keep your head up throughout. JAWLINE FIRMER Or this jawline firmer: Drop Citizens interviewed on and near the Fayetteville Square had different ideas on the proposal to do away w i t h the present 10 per cent limit on interest rales in Arkansas. A petition has been circulated proposing that an amendment which -would allow the legislature to set a m a x i m u m rate be placed on the November ballot. 'our h e a d back and keeping position open your mouth wide and shut it several times. Kor strengthening (he chin and jaw muscles try this one: Cup your chin in both hands. )pen your mouth wide and try .0 shut it by pressing upward vilh your palms while you resist by keeping your mouth open. This one tor neck tension ·nay be done while you lie in bed: It also helps l e n g t h e n neck muscles shortened hy poor lead posture. Lie on your back. Your entire hack and shoulders should be in contact with the ed. Stretch your neck until it s as long as you can make it Roll your head sideways unti you can press your ear down to the bed. Keep rolling from side to side. Do not let the neck TERMITES? CALL ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL Hoocho. Antj, Spiden, etc. COMMERCIAL S RESIDENTIAL 442-7298 .orten. Keep it stretched eep the palms up. And here's a chest stretche at can be done even when th oss Is looking your way: Hool our elbow behind a chair ack, palms forward whil l a i n t a i n i n g contact betwee our back and chair back. At least eight of the great va ety of exercises illustrated n her book can be done whil' itting in the bathtub. There i Iso an exercise to help preyen eg cramps and one that is ·arm-up for tennis players. Dishwashing, carrying thing nd even walking up stairs ca ccome effective exercises, sh otes. 5 3 /4% 6!/z% We have a savings program and interest rile to meet your need. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. East Avenue 41 · Nortfcw«at Aifcamo* TIMIS, Sun., Juiw 2, 1974 F«TtTTlVILH. ' NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL JUNE 10-14 9:30 111 a.m. NORTH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST NEED TRANSPORTATION? CALL 442-9171 Leverett at North St. MARCUS BORENGASSER, 1125 HaKield Ave. -- "It sounds like a good idea. Seems like It should be considered." MRS. ELIZABETH BECK ER, H\vy. 16 e a s -doubt if we could do away witl It (the 19 per cent limit because of the demand 01 money." RANDALL W E B B, 13M Su;my Hill Drive -- "I feel i should be allowed to go up Because it will decrease t h e amount of money in the slate allowed to stay at ten per cent. The people who pay casl are subsidizing (he credit sales This outflow of money will Jimi bur growth." I P E R R Y GRIZZELL, Box 1443, Fayetteville -- "I naturally think rt »ught lo be raised because I'm in finance. (The It per cent limit) It why people can't get $500 loans. Some companies have made their minimum loan 11,000 became they can't afford to tajta cir* of the ·lesser amo'jnu." GENE NUN.ALLV, Route 3 Fayetlevillc -- "1 think ten pe cent's plenty... even if it is a strain on loan companies in the state. That's all God asks." BARBARA S M I T H . 1657 Apple bury Drive, Fayetteville -- "I think we might benefit fn the long run... but no one really wants to pay higher interest. A lot of thing! seem unappealing to begin with... untU we think of the benefit;." Waldheim Meets Will, Kissinger WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Nixon invited U.N. Secretary Genera] Kurt Waldheim to the White House today for a high-level review of the Israeli- Syrian disengagement agreement forged hy Secretary of Slate Henry Kissinger. The noon-hour meeting with Waldheim and Kissinger in the Oval Office came a f t e r the sec- petary told congressional leaders that three obstacles rema]n ia the way of a permanent Middle East peace. -_' The obstacles are "rectifica- '"thm of frontiers. Palestinian ~ a ad the question of Je- rusalem." Sen. John Tower, R- Tex., told reporters Friday as he emerged from a briefing by Kissinger. Waldheim came to Washington to meet with Kissinger prior lo the secretary general's departure lor the Middle East Saurday night. He and Kissinger were to have lunch at the Stale Department after the White House meeting. Kissinger had met separately with Nixon and congressional leaders Friday with! nhours of returning from a 34-day mission that produuced the dis- in Geneva by Israel and Syria, Sorry, No Phone or Mail Orders Limited Quantities Monday Is Ladies 9 Day! 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