By Kelly Dean

So many clients have told me they have injured their back vacuuming their home. There are several reasons why vacuuming can cause injury. Often we can prevent those injuries by changing our stance, our posture and using our core to support us throughout the movement. I learned years ago that if a chore has the ability to injure us, then it also can be used as a way to strengthen us when done well. While vacuuming might not seem like a work out to some, it can be to many. So let's look at the best ways to keep yourself strong while vacuuming your floors.