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Try This!: An exercise to practice proper lifting and help protect the back
Try This!: An exercise to practice proper lifting and help protect the back

There's a good chance you know someone with a back injury. And you want to avoid a similar fate. Sara Haley is a Santa Monica-based pre- and postnatal exercise specialist and creator of the "Expecting More" workout series for pregnant women. She says we all run the risk of back injury when we use our backs, instead of our legs, to pick items up. This exercise will help you learn to use your legs, whether you're hoisting a baby out of a crib or lifting a hefty bag of groceries out of a cart. "All of us pick up things all day long, and we want to do them in a safe way. How many stories do you hear about people throwing out their backs? That's what we are...

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