keep the shovel head perpendicular to the ground and use a concentrated push or stomp
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Digging In Do

DO place the shovel head (not the handle) perpendicular to the ground, keeping the handle well out in front and the blade close to your feet. Put the center of one foot on the step and push down. A concentrated push, even a forceful stomp, may be needed to sink the blade.
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