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Winter shoveling tips

Living in Chicago, the weather is something that we cannot escape. Unfortunately, with snow this heavy, people often get injured while shoveling. The Chicago Tribune recently released some helpful tips for shoveling.

1. Drink plenty of water. Shoveling can make you dehydrated.
2. Avoid that first layer of ice by getting a layer of salt down before the snow starts falling.
3. Shovel often so that you are not trying to get all 12 inches off of the driveway at once.
4. Pushing is more efficient than lifting snow.

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