Raking Leaves is a Real Workout So Make Sure You Have a Game Plan

Raking Leaves is a Real Workout So Make Sure You Have a Game Plan
Getting the yard cleared of leaves is a lot of work. So why is it people don’t take the proper precautions to make sure that they don’t injure themselves while doing this yearly chore?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talks about the importance of doing just that in their article, Rake Up Leaves Safely: It’s a Workout. The article includes several tips to help prevent back injuries while raking. These include: Read more

Why Raking Leaves Can Be a Real Pain in the Neck and the Back

Autumn is upon us and nature’s grandeur is on full display. The colors are changing and the leaves are drifting to the ground. There is nothing better than soaking in the season—until you find yourself unable to stand or walk because you injured your back while raking.

What began as a crisp, glorious fall day ends with you on the couch unable to move and in a lot of pain. If you want your yard to look good and save your back at the same time, here are some things to keep in mind before you head out to rake your lawn: Read more