How to Lift a Heavy Suitcase into the Overhead Bin on an Airplane

July 20, 2016

There is nothing easy about lifting something heavy overhead.

If you’re a frequent flier you may be doing this more often than you’d like when you put your luggage in the overhead bin. Most people are inclined to raise their shoulders when their arms lift, but this isn’t functional as it doesn’t give you the support you need from underneath.

Watch this video to give you a more effective way to lift.


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