Shoveling Basics … take the time to learn!
Here we are, it’s February and there is snow in a lot of the country. Last we heard it was snowing in Texas. Every winter we see a lot of people with injuries from shoveling. It starts as a little tweak that usually gets repeated year after year. Then that little tweak from shoveling turns into an ache that lasts longer than it should. Even if you think you are the world’s best shoveler, take a moment to learn a few tips from the pros. You don’t have to live with tweaks + lasting discomfort.
WARM-UP: get your low back, upper back, and hips moving!
Thoracic Rotation (upper back)
Hinge Form - practice it a few times because it’s your power
HOW TO: remember “happy feet” + “T-Rex arms”
5. Put music or a podcast in those ears and zen out. This a beneficial full-body workout when done right.