Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 16 November 2015 When lifting objects from the floor Ergonomics experts CS Body Health say this is how you should lift a heavy object from the floor: 1. Open your legs enough to allow yourself to bend your knees to 90 degrees while maintaining your spinal s-curve (the so called 'straight' back). 2. Bring yourself close enough to the object to hug it. 3. Lift it up, holding it underneath and keeping it close to yourself 4. Straighten your legs and move your feet in the direction of the offload point. Always make sure your feet are facing the direction that you're moving in to protect your knees. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men Medical 7 celebs with rare diseases Lifestyle ‘I slept on a yoga mat for 7 days – here’s what happened to my body’ Sex These 2 factors make the biggest difference in your sexual satisfaction From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.