How to lift something heavy (like a keg)

Leandra Rouse

2:00 mins

Lesson Details

Working in the hospitality industry can be very taxing on the body, especially because heavy lifting is often a demand of the job – and if it’s not carried out properly it can cause strain and injury.

Whether you’re having to move kegs through the bar or carry boxes to the stockroom, heavy lifting is almost unavoidable in this industry.

Leandra Rouse is a personal trainer and nutritionist who is on a mission to improve health and wellbeing in the workplace. In this video she shows you how to lift something heavy without hurting yourself in the process.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The proper way to lift and turn with heavy items without causing stress to the body
  • Which body parts to pay particular attention to when lifting heavy items

Servers and bartenders, master your carrying skills and protect your body.


Leandra Rouse

Personal trainer and nutritionist

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