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Paleo Posture for the Tech Professional

Added on April 21, 2015 by in Back Health Health & Wellness Life with Lumo Lumo Lift Office Health & Fitness Posture

Paleo Posture for the Tech Professional

  Sitting up straight at your desk is a simple rule that you, along with most other tech pros, totally fail at. After only a short time working, the overwhelming effect of gravity pulls you down into a familiar position: the dreaded slouch. This slouched posture stresses your lower back, rounds your shoulders, extends your neck, and causes all sorts of pain. This is no secret…you are aware of how bad slouching is. The problem is that slouching is almost impossible to prevent during an extended amount of time in static positions. Here is...

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7 Deadly Posture Sins

Added on April 6, 2015 by in Back Health Health & Wellness Life with Lumo Lumo Lift Office Health & Fitness Posture

7 Deadly Posture Sins

Bad posture isn’t just hunching over — though it’s definitely number 1 on our list of postures to avoid. There are a multitude of bad habits and positions that are harmful to your back (and we’re all guilty of them too). Read on to find out what the 7 most deadly posture sins are so you can avoid pain, injury and trips to the doctor. 1. Hunching Forward Avoid hunching over with your head tilted down and your back rounded at all cost — this is the deadliest of postures for your spine. This position, also called “text-neck”,...

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5 Tips For A Happy Back

Added on April 1, 2015 by in Back Health Fitness Health & Wellness Life with Lumo Office Health & Fitness Posture

5 Tips For A Happy Back

A recent poll taken by Gallup found that the average work week in the US has extended from the standard 40 hours to a lengthy 47 hours per week — that’s almost an extra whole day at the office! Did you know that back pain is the second most common reason for missed work days and doctor’s visits? We’ve got a hunch that these two are related: as we spend extended hours at our desks, we may be doing some serious damage to our spines by slumping over our computers as the day catches up to us. It’s becoming increasingly important to stay mindful...

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Lumo Lift 101

Added on March 11, 2015 by in How-To Lumo Lift

Lumo Lift 101

Before we send you on your way to great posture and better health, here are a few tips from our tip jar. The Lumo Lift Your Lumo Lift is a small, magnetic wearable device that tracks your posture and daily activity. For best results, wear your Lumo Lift on a snug fit shirt (or undershirt/bra) by clipping on the sensor using the magnetic clasp. The sensor should be worn right below your collarbone and close to your body for most accurate posture detection. Click here to watch a video on how to wear your Lumo Lift. What is good posture?...

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Welcome to Lumo Lift — 14 Tips to Get You Started

Added on March 3, 2015 by in How-To Life with Lumo Lumo Lift

Welcome to Lumo Lift — 14 Tips to Get You Started

Welcome to the Lumo Lift Community! Here’s a list of 14 useful tips to get you started on your journey to great posture and improved health. To learn more about the features of the Lumo Lift, visit our Lumo Lift 101 blog post. Tip #1: Wearing your Lumo Lift Wearing your Lumo Lift the correct way is vital in getting the most accurate feedback on your posture. For best results, affix your Lumo Lift on your clothing right below your collarbone. Place the larger oval sensor behind your clothing, close to your body, in either orientation...

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Common Questions

Added on March 3, 2015 by in How-To Life with Lumo Lumo Lift

Common Questions

My Lumo Lift won’t stop buzzing! Your Lumo Lift essentially looks for changes in the position you Aligned your Lumo Lift in. If you feel like you’re receiving too many vibrations while in good posture, try re-aligning your Lumo Lift so that it has the most updated version of what to look for. You can Align by wearing your Lumo Lift below your collarbone, getting into your best posture, and double tapping the sensor (like double clicking a mouse). Your sensor will give you three quick vibrations to let you know that you’ve successfully...

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Posture Alert vs. Coaching Sessions

Added on February 3, 2015 by in How-To Lumo Lift

Posture Alert vs. Coaching Sessions

The Lumo Lift has two different features that will help you improve your posture: Posture Alert and Coaching Sessions. So what’s the difference? The main difference between the two features is the time it takes to receive vibratory feedback on your posture. Posture Alert will prompt you after a set period of time, and Coaching Sessions will give you immediate feedback on your posture. Posture Alert Posture Alert is a popular feature of the Lumo Lift that alerts you when you’ve been slouching for a set period of time. When enabled, your Lumo...

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Name That Buzz: What Do The Different Vibrations On My Lumo Lift Mean?

Added on January 28, 2015 by in How-To Lumo Lift

Name That Buzz: What Do The Different Vibrations On My Lumo Lift Mean?

We know that it might take a little while to learn the different button functions of your new Lumo Lift and that it is super frustrating to receive mysterious vibrations when you aren’t expecting them. Here are the vibration sequences and functions of your Lumo Lift in a nutshell: 3 Buzzes: Lumo Lift Successfully Aligned Double-press your Lumo Lift sensor to Align. 5 Buzzes: Posture Alert This sequence of buzzes indicate that Posture Alert is enabled on your Lumo Lift app and that you have not been in good posture for the amount of time you...

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Lumo 2015 Posture Challenge: Week 4

Added on January 25, 2015 by in Back Health Fitness Health & Wellness Lumo Lift Office Health & Fitness Posture

Lumo 2015 Posture Challenge: Week 4

You made it, well done! You are now in the fourth and final week of the Lumo 2015 Workplace Posture Challenge. Hopefully, by this point you are walking taller, sitting stronger, and you have learned a number of simple ways to improve your posture. Below you will find the final week’s activity schedule. To see an overview of the challenge click here or for the previous weeks’ tasks click here for week 1, here for week 2 or here for week 3. To visit the YouTube video playlist Click Here. Posture Posture Hours – Posture Hours encourage you...

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Lumo 2015 Posture Challenge: Week 3

Added on January 18, 2015 by in Back Health Fitness Health & Wellness Lumo Lift Office Health & Fitness Posture

Lumo 2015 Posture Challenge: Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of the Lumo 2015 Workplace Posture Challenge! Below you will find the third week’s activity schedule and links to the exercise descriptions. At the bottom of the page we have some additional success tips. To see the tasks or descriptions from Week 1, click here or for Week 2, click here. To visit the YouTube video playlist Click Here. Posture Align – Align early and often. In addition to aligning as soon as you put your sensor on for the day, periodically double tap your sensor when you are in good posture throughout...

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