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Old 16-03-2010, 19:57   #1
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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. (Feel the burn).
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. (Feel the strength in your arms).
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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Old 16-03-2010, 20:14   #2
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You actually got a chuckle out of me. Good job. I was wondering if cruisers normally carried 200lbs of potatoes...
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Old 16-03-2010, 20:27   #3
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200lbs of potatoes? Feck that. It's more like 200 gallons of rum, which once drunk and discarded over to leeward, weighs much less than a few potatoes.
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Old 05-05-2010, 21:30   #4
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exercise??

OMG that made me laugh out so loud. You totally had me all the way.
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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. (Feel the burn).
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. (Feel the strength in your arms).
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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Old 06-05-2010, 08:52   #5
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Haha didnt expect the punchline! Very good
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