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How To Prevent Back Injuries And What To Do If One Occurs

How To Prevent Back Injuries And What To Do If One Occurs

Back injuries are very common in nursing and second only to construction workers. I remember one time in my ten-year career I was going to pick up a patient who fell on the floor and as I was lifting this patient my lower back gave me a quick reminder this is not such a good idea. At the time, I was powerlifting, so I was over confident in my back’s ability to lift whatever it needed to. Luckily, I never hurt my back at work and only had that one incident in ten years where I was close to hurting it. 

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Stepping Foot In A Gym

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Stepping Foot In A Gym

It is possible for you to lose weight and have the body you always wanted without being a member of a gym.  You may want the convenience of working out on your own time, not having to pay gym dues or sign contracts, and maybe not being out in a public setting. Even as a male nurse, I get what you're saying.  Maybe you like going to the gym because it provides you with a support group of others who are on a similar journey and they keep you motivated and accountable. Either way, there are some key things you can do to lose weight without needing the gym.