The war cry of to-day in peace no less than in war is forefficiency. We need stronger, more capable men; healthier,superior women. Force is supreme-the king of all mankind.And it is force that stands back of efficiency, for efficiency,first of all, means power. It comes from power, and powereither comes directly from inheritance or it is developed byan intelligent application of the laws that control the cultureof the physique. The value of efficiency is everywhererecognized. The great prizes of life come only to those whoare efficient. Those who desire capacities of this sort mustrecognize the importance of a strong, enduring physique.The body must be developed completely, splendidly. Thebuoyancy, vivacity, energy, enthusiasm and ambitionordinarily associated with youth can be maintained throughmiddle age and in some cases even to old age. If yourefforts are to be crowned with the halo of success, theymust be spurred on by the pulsating throbbing powers thataccompany physical excellence. These truly extraordinarycharacteristics come without effort to but few of us, butthey can be developed, attained and maintained.Why not throb with superior vitality! Why not possess thephysical energy of a young lion? For then you will compelsuccess. You will stand like a wall if need be, or rush withthe force of a charging bison towards the desiredachievements. This book sends forth a message ofparamount importance to those who need added efficiency.
Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden3