Friday, August 9, 2019

A Funny way to Build Muscle Strength at any age!

I hope your summer is going great – just like we all deserve!

During my summer holidays I met this spunky 95 year old farmer that had a great solution for anyone who wanted to build up their muscle strength in the arms and shoulders. It's so easy, I thought I'd pass it on.

First, he suggests that you do this exercise at least three times a week.

With a 5-pound potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can.   Each time you do it you should be able to hold the position for just a bit longer. 

After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-pound potato sacks.  Then use 50-pound potato sacks, and eventually try to get to where you can lift a 100-pound potato sack in each hand and hold your arms straight for more than a full minute.  After you feel confident at that level, put a potato in each of the sacks….