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    Default Exercise for people over 50

    It's tough but I did it!!

    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 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 that level, put a potato in each bag.

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    Sweet!
    That's amazing.


    That I fell for it.

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    Peggy, a high school girlfriend sent me that, and, I sat and laughed at that. I thought it was really funny.

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    Funny yes, but it sounds a lot like the exercise routine after I messed up my right shoulder a few years ago doing military presses with 160lbs.

    Getting old sucks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluebinky View Post
    Funny yes, but it sounds a lot like the exercise routine after I messed up my right shoulder a few years ago doing military presses with 160lbs.

    Getting old sucks...
    Yes it does, but the alternative is worse binky
    I am definitely not a pro plumber, but I am a pro crastinator

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie View Post
    Peggy, a high school girlfriend sent me that, and, I sat and laughed at that. I thought it was really funny.
    The name Peggy remids me of this series of cute TV commercials, lol
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotat...&v=D_czW2t-hCE
    I am definitely not a pro plumber, but I am a pro crastinator

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