Donald Loomis, the old "flesh sculptor" himself, late Physical Director for MGM Studios, let loose with some 1930s tips on how he was able to make all those movie stars look so utterly fabulous - some are quite useful (some are pathetic).
"Symmetry is the objective of Hollywood body sculptors. For bust-reduction, Loomis has a simple formula: Jump up and down with no support. Exercise in which the arms are forced backward and forward horizontally are used to develop the upper chest..."
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