excersize for people over 50

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    Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at 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, then relax. Each day, you'll find that a 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, still holding 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.
     
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    I got this in an e-mail a year or so ago and though it was really funny. It still is. Thanks for the walk down memory lane.:lol:
     
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    Yes, that is how I got it. The cousin that sent it is about two sizes bigger than I am, and, untill the last line, I thought he was semi-serious.
     
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    It's very effective humour, the surprise is fun :lol:
     

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