Heart attacks, back strain and muscle soreness are just a few of the problems attributed to shoveling snow, but hurting yourself while removing snow and ice can be prevented.
"People don't understand when you start shoveling snow, it's like picking up weights," says Denis Isrow, a North Dakota State University professor of health, physical education and recreation. "One of the biggest problems we have is people saying 'I'm not going to quit until I get this done.'"
Here are a few tips to safely remove snow and ice:
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