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OilemFirchen

(7,143 posts)
Sat Jan 28, 2023, 06:45 PM Jan 2023

A great upper body exercise routine for us older folk. [View all]

Find a room where you can comfortably stretch both arms out.

Grasp a 5-pound potato sack in each hand and slowly lift, then lower your arms. Repeat ten times. Do this daily.

After a few weeks, try it with 10-pound sacks.

After a month, move up to 25-pound sacks.

When that's become easy, upgrade to 50-pound sacks.

Then, when you feel confident, put a potato in each sack...

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Lol! Elessar Zappa Jan 2023 #1
lol...you got me BlueWaveNeverEnd Jan 2023 #2
LOL hlthe2b Jan 2023 #3
🤣 Deuxcents Jan 2023 #4
Got me, too!!! KarenS Jan 2023 #5
Exactly you don't wanna rush into it. Duncanpup Jan 2023 #6
Thank you for making me laugh! chillfactor Jan 2023 #7
Heehee. Good one. brush Jan 2023 #8
Sorry, not enough info....... MyOwnPeace Jan 2023 #9
That was totally worth reading to the end BumRushDaShow Jan 2023 #10
You know Rebl2 Jan 2023 #11
... Different Drummer Jan 2023 #12
Not gonna lie, you had me in the first.. 🤣🤣🤣 irisblue Jan 2023 #13
Lateral raises are awesome Aviation Pro Jan 2023 #14
OMGAWD, hubby and I damn near bust our guts laughing so hard on this one..... a kennedy Jan 2023 #15
... pazzyanne Jan 2023 #16
LOL ! 😆 secondwind Jan 2023 #17
Nice! I can handle that Evolve Dammit Jan 2023 #18
har har. AllaN01Bear Jan 2023 #19
Reminds me of the Leon Redbone workout GenThePerservering Jan 2023 #20
Put the potato in the front. panader0 Jan 2023 #21
... FailureToCommunicate Jan 2023 #24
Love it! calimary Jan 2023 #22
Lol. That was funny. Thanks! judesedit Jan 2023 #23
LOL!!! Beacool Jan 2023 #25
I actually got as far as the line about 50-pound sacks before I started wondering if this was a highplainsdem Jan 2023 #26
Actually, the first line is the giveaway. OilemFirchen Jan 2023 #27
I have a couple of large pieces of exercise equipment and sets of weights, and highplainsdem Jan 2023 #28
unbelievable is what I thought until the end. lol peacebuzzard Jan 2023 #29
LOL! burrowowl Jan 2023 #30
I was beginning to wonder when you hit ten Lbs! LOL. True Blue American Jan 2023 #31
Hilarious 😆 gademocrat7 Jan 2023 #32
I don't know, sounds like too much work to me. Vinca Jan 2023 #33
There was a time I could toss around 100 lb sacks of feed Kaleva Jan 2023 #34
boomer here llashram Jan 2023 #35
Told me doctor that on my last visit packman Jan 2023 #36
Hilarious! Catherine Vincent Jan 2023 #37
I saw that before and forgot about it. GreenWave Jan 2023 #38
hehehe ;) Niagara Jan 2023 #39
Kick denbot Jan 2023 #40
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