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Coffee Break Collection 017 - Health and Fitness

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This is the seventeenth Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is health and fitness... views on these, including physical activity, nutrition and sport, have changed drastically over the years. Readers have chosen selections on subjects ranging from judo and walking to advice for the nutrition and education of children, Summary by Lynne Thompson (1 hr 41 min)

Chapters

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Associated with Intravenous-Drug Use - Unite…

7:06

Read by Craig Campbell

The Diet of Children by Amelia Young

7:30

Read by Sonia

Effect of Thought on Health and the Body, by James Allen (1864-1912)

5:25

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Female Education -- Physical Training by Rev. S.W. Fisher

10:08

Read by Lynne T

The Gentle Art of Judo by Anonymous, NYT

3:22

Read by Colleen McMahon

Le Cricquette by J.A. Hammerton (1871-1949)

8:19

Read by DrPGould

Mayo's Anaesthetic by Joseph R. Buchanan

6:02

Read by Lynne T

On Walks and Walking Tours by Arnold Haultain 1857-1941

10:36

Read by DrPGould

Overfeeding or Abstemiousness 1842 by Forbes Winslow 1810-1874

3:39

Read by Craig Campbell

Advertisement for Strongfortism, printed in Electrical Experimenter, March 1919

6:20

Read by Devorah Allen

Temperance by S. C. Ferguson and E. A. Allen

10:37

Read by Lynne T

“A victim to one hundred and seven fatal maladies” from Three Men in a Boat by …

6:46

Read by Winston Tharp

What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Dr. Mary Wood-Allen (1841-1908)

10:43

Read by BettyB

Why Do You Use Exercise by David Hume 1711-1776

4:37

Read by Craig Campbell