Just a bit of fun


Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5-kg potato sack 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-kg potato sacks. Then try 25-kg potato sacks and then eventually try to get to where you can lift a 50-kg 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 sack.

Hope you feel in a fit after that :-)

13 Replies

  • That had me going for a bit Helingmic! Thought you were showing off! Ha Ha! Sara

  • Thanks for the giggle :)

  • I thought it was getting a bit much. Fooled me till the end ! :)

  • :) :)

  • Very good. X

  • Hahaha helingmic, my eyes nearly popped out of my head when I read "This is were I've got up to" Had me fooled. Beauty.

  • Well I laughed out loud, made me feel like my old self,thanks..........Lola

  • Was starting to be impressed by your strength helingmic.!!!! Off to put the chip pan on .. All that exercise has made me hungry

  • Ha ha brill xx

  • will it be lighter if you put baby new potatoes in the sacks?

  • Well I was thinking there can't be much wrong with you!!

    Came down to earth,when I read to the end! Very clever xxx

  • LOL loved it thank you xx

  • Got me, i wondered how i was even going to begin! Xx

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