Up to two inches of snow is expected to fall in Maryland beginning Thursday night. Knowing how to properly shovel snow could save your life.
Shoveling snow can be a physically demanding job and could cause a heart attack.
— American Heart Assoc (@American_Heart) December 23, 2016
The American Heart Association issued several tips for how to properly shovel snow to help keep you safe.
- Give yourself a break.
- Don’t eat a big meal before or soon after shoveling.
- Use a small shovel or a snow thrower.
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Consumer Reports suggests the following shovels are best for snow removal: