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Shovel snow like a pro

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This infographic says that the recommended shoveling rate is 15 scoops per minute with a load of 10 to 15 pounds and a throwing distance of three feet. In Minnesota January is the snowiest month, followed by December and March. Duluth gets the most snowfall with 86.1 inches and 60.6 days. 30 minutes of shoveling burns 213 calories. Smart shoveling is to face the direction you’re piling the snow, minimize bending by using a curved adjustable handle, shovel small amounts frequently, use a plastic blade to minimize weight, keep the shovel close to your body and in front of you, keep your back straight, bend at the knees and hips, and keep a wide stance.


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