Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you 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.
Each day you’ll find that you hold this position for just a bit longer.
After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-lb bags. Then try 50-lb potato bags and 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 currently at this level.)
After you feel confident at that level, put a potato in each bag.