New York Sport & Fitness trainer Heather Maio is back with a new episode of Move it Monday. In this week’s episode, Heather talks about practicing safe lifting habits. For those who are interested in incorporating lifting into your workouts, there are a few things you should know before you jump into it.
Heather demonstrates examples of do’s and don’ts when lifting weights or other heavy objects. One tip she has is to always to lift with your legs and make sure that the object you’re lifting is close to you rather than far away. It’s better for your back if your not lifting while hunched over.