Raking Leaves- 5 Tips to Avoid Injury

Raking leaves is a work out.

It’s that time of year again when we get to admire  the beautiful colors of the season.  But for those who have to get physical with all that beauty, such as raking leaves, it can sure cause some grief if not performed correctly.

Here is 5 tips from the AARP:

  1.  Wear layers.
  2. Warm up.
  3. Stand and move correctly.
  4. Switch sides.
  5. Take it easy.
  6. Cool down.

To read more, here is a link to an AARP article entitled “Raking Leaves”. 

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