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Walking in the winter

Wading through knee-high snow, dragging your feet in wet slush or bracing yourself on icy sidewalks are unavoidable winter workouts.

Your muscles and joints are working hard to lift, pull and brace as you walk through snow and avoid falls.

This effort shows up as sore muscles and low back pain and strain.

Easy antidotes snowy days wear and tear on your body include:

  • Light stretching to keep soft tissues limber
  • Warm baths with epsom sals to relieve muscle discomfort
  • Regular massage helps to identify and treat areas that are holding excess tension and therefore more prone to injury.

Prevention is so much easier than finding a cure.  Treat your body well and winter weather will seem a lot easier.

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