Breaking ribs is the new $1 million, but it’s still hard work.
The idea of breaking a rib was first described in the 18th century, when French physician Nicolas de La Gheorghe developed a method for breaking bones.
But the technique is only as effective as the strength and size of the bone you are breaking, and that can vary greatly between people.
If you have a broken hip, you’ll be asked to do three sets of three repetitions.
But for the break of the broken bone, you only need one.
Breaking a rib involves taking a piece of skin and placing it between your thumb and forefinger.
Then you break the skin into two parts and place one in each of the bones.
Afterward, you put the other skin back into place and repeat.
If you do the same thing for every broken bone in your body, you can break about three ribs a day.
But this isn’t an exercise that should be taken lightly, especially if you are already broke.
“A lot of people have broken ribs for the first time and it doesn’t go well,” Dr David Smith, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Queensland University of Technology, told ABC News.
“It’s like being out on the beach, and suddenly you have to go into a dive to see if you can find the swell and it’s really bad.”
Dr Smith said it was also not a bad idea to use a machine to do the job.
“We have a number of machines available, but for most people they just don’t work very well, so we try to find a machine that’s able to do it,” he said.
“The problem is it can take a long time to make the cut, and it does take a lot of energy.”
In the US, the bone breaking machines are called bone-breakers, and they have a price tag of $2,000 for the whole machine.
The cost of breaking bones varies widely.
Dr Smith recommends a machine for breaking ribs that can handle at least three reps, but that can also be upgraded to eight or more reps.
“For a hip replacement, the best machine is a good, old fashioned barbell, but you can also get a machine from a shop that’s going to handle the whole thing,” he told ABC Radio Brisbane.
“If it can handle the weight then you can get it up to eight reps.”
In addition to the bone-breaking machines, Dr Smith recommends an adjustable, padded, knee brace.
But even a high-tech one isn’t enough to save your broken ribs.
“You can have a brace that is designed to hold the rib, but if the joint is broken you’re not going to be able to keep it in place,” he explained.
“That’s where the bone breaks.”