EXERCISE GUIDE FOR OLDER ADULTS
Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of
room at each side.
With a 5-lb potato sack in each hand, extend your arm s 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
After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-lb potato sacks.
After a couple of more weeks, move up to 50-lb potato sacks.
When you have mastered this, try to get to where you can lift a 100-lb
potato sack 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 of the