History

How to Take Your Measurements – Strength Magazine – April, 1924

If you have ever been to a big sanitarium you will remember that the most popular spot in the establishment was right around the scales which stood near the office desk. All clay long there was a procession of people stepping on and off the platform and moving the weight back and forth to find out exactly how many pounds they weighed at that particular hour of that particular clay, and to learn whether they were gaining or losing weight, according to desire.

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