Exercise for the over 60’s

Catherine Owens

Begin standing in a clutter-free area with plenty of space either side of you.

With a 5lb potato bag in each hand extend your arms straight out from your body and hold them there as long as you can. Try to last a full minute then relax.

Each day you will find you can hold this position for just a little bit longer.

After a couple of weeks move up to 10lb bags then, 50lb bags eventually you will reach a point where you can do it with 100lb bags. (I am at this level and can hold them up for 3 minutes)

When you feel confident at this level, put one potato¬†in each bag……..