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Being Careful with Raceway, Part 6

How to avoid shoulder and upper back fatigue when running raceway overhead.

Safely running raceway overhead has many challenges. Fatigue of the shoulders and upper back from lifting and holding it overhead is a common problem.

Strategic rest breaks help prevent excessive buildup of lactic acid. But a better solution is to fabricate a set of raceway braces at the right height for that particular run. Rather than rig up something rickety, hire a carpenter to build a light-weight, stable, adjustable reusable one that can be bolted together onsite.

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