This came in an e-mail from my brother – enjoy!:
Maybe some of us just under 60 need to do this too.
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE OVER 60
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, and then relax.
Each day you’ll find that you can hold this position for just a bit10-lb potato bags.
longer. After a couple of weeks, move up to
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 that level, put a potato in each bag.