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Painless Gardening - The best tips for hobby gardeners

gartengeraete260When nature awakens in spring, the season begins for amateur gardeners. When weeding, chopping, cutting and mowing, green lovers create their leisure time from everyday life and seek recreation. Often the pleasure of the garden is dulled by back pain. For anyone who is exerting strain or relies an end to unergonomic garden tools risks tensions and pain.

Anyone who expects his body to be gardening too much will usually feel painful. Main problem area: the back. With these simple tricks Back pain can be avoided during gardening:

  • Distribute loads: Divide heavy loads such as garden waste on several small units and use transport tools like a wheelbarrow.
  • Gardening is leisure. Go relaxed and fun to work, make enough rest breaks, treat yourself to a chat with the neighbors. You do not have to do everything at once.
  • Properly bend: When you bend with your knees - your back will thank you.
  • Relieve the back: When working, be careful not to strain the back unnecessarily. Avoid, for example, a permanently curved posture or monotonous overhead work - better use a ladder.

In addition, back friendly gardening tools such as lawn mowers, trimmers and hedge shears with the Seal of Approval of the Campaign Healthy Back (AGR) can help to prevent backpain. The key advantage is that these devices can be individually adapted to the users, are easy to handle and light in weight, thus relieving the back.


Find out more here, which tools are important for back-friendly gardening: