Slide show: Proper lifting techniques
A person lifting box to one knee
Previous Next 2 of 6 Maintain the natural curve in your lower back

With one knee resting on the floor, tighten your core muscles — including the muscles in your abdomen, back and pelvis — and lift the object between your legs. Maintain the natural curve in your lower back, and don't hold your breath. Be careful to hold the object close to your body. Rest the object on your knee as you prepare to stand.

June 19, 2021