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WINTER ICE. HOW TO TREAT YOUR BODY NICE.

Tips from a Penguin: How to avoid falling on the ice

Penguins can show us the way
Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, by Mark Haggar
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — People are already falling on the ice this winter; here are a few tips to help minimize your risk of falling on the ice.  The Penguin walk helps remind us how to walk on ice.

  • Keep your weight forward and on your front foot
  • Keep your arms out by your side to help you balance
  • Walk flat footed and take short shuffling steps
  • Wear footwear that provides traction
  • Step down, not out from curbs
  • Keeps your knees slightly bent
  • Walk on snow or grass if possible
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