Snow Shoveling Injuries

Some activities such as snow shoveling, walking through heavy wet snow or in a snow drift, downhill and cross country skiing, snow-boarding, can strain the heart enough to cause a heart attack.┬áSnow shoveling can be more strenuous than exercising full throttle on a treadmill. While this may not be a problem if an individual is […]

8 Tips for Shoveling Snow

With the first snowfall hitting our area and freezing temperatures on the way, here’s some tips for removing snow safely and effectively. Stretch First Don’t be in a hurry to get outside. Stretch thoroughly using the same sorts of moves that runners, mountain bikers and other athletes use. Stretch your hamstrings, stretch your back, and […]