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safeliftingAre you taking care of someone who needs help getting out of bed? Phys Ed shows us how to safely lift someone out of bed without straining your back or injuring yourself.

Safe lifting tips

  • Position yourself as close to the person being lifted as possible
  • Face the person to be lifted, bend your knees slightly, tense your abs, and kep your back straight
  • Avoid leaning over while lifting

Written by Edward Jackowski
In 1985, Edward Jackowski founded Exude Fitness and changed the way we look at exercise. To date, Edward is the author of seven books on general fitness, motivation, weight loss and golf and has helped create, direct and produce 10 fitness videos/DVD’s and motivational CD’s.

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  1. Great video and suggestions Ed, thank you!


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