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artwork, and… life hacks.
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How to increase lung power
Stand erect on the balls of your feet and with the head held well back.
Then inhale deeply until the lungs are fully inflated, gradually exhale,
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times both morning and evening.
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How To Carry a Heavy Jug
The correct way to hold the jug is shown in the right-hand sketch. This
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as it is likely to happen if carried the other way.
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