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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Exercise for People Over 60

Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room on each side.

With a 5-lb potato bag in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a full minute, and then relax.

Each day you'll find that you can hold this position for just a bit longer.

After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-lb potato bags.

Then try 50-lb potato bags and then eventually try to get to where you can lift a 100-lb potato bag in each hand and hold your arms straight for more than a full minute. (I'm at this level.)

After you feel confident at this level, put a potato in each bag.



PerthDailyPhoto said...

Laughing out loud Sylvia :) you always cheer me up :)

José Mendonça said...

No potatoes at home. Heading to the supermarket now! :-)))

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
/....... okay, hands up... I actually barked out loud.... YAM xx

TexWisGirl said...

yes, i've heard this one before. :)

George said...


Fotolosopher said...

That's good! I don't think I could lift one potato in a bag right now. One potato, two potato, three potato...aw, you know what I mean.

EG CameraGirl said...

You got me, Sylvia. Bwahaha!

Al said...

LOL!. Holding arms out to the sides is difficult for any length of time - it's a warm up in my martial arts. Have a great weekend, Sylvia!


Oh my goodness....this cracked me up. What a riot. And, trust me, I didn't see that comin'.

Have a joyful holiday!!

Joanne Noragon said...

I was expecting something profound after the fifty pound bags, and certainly not potatoes.

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia!

Hope you are having a great time! Sorry for the long absence, but it was a harsh 2014...
Anyhow, enjoy the second half of my post on Valencia, Spain, with some old buildings around!
Wish you a great Easter and all the best!

Jack said...

You are a hoot, Sylvia.

Stewart M said...


And the kind of exercise I would enjoy!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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