What Is Running Biomechanics and Why Is It Important?

Running biomechanics refers to the mechanical laws relating to movement and structure of our bodies when running. In other words, it looks at how we run through focusing on aspects like how our muscles and joints function during running. These include things like foot strike patterns, pelvic movements, ground contact time, etc. It is basically a deep-dive measure of your running form.

Introducing Lumo Run

Here at Lumo Bodytech HQ, we’ve been hard at work for the past couple of months for a very exciting new project. Inspired by our passion for integrating technology to solve important biomechanics and our enthusiasm for running, we are so thrilled to introduce Lumo Run: a pair of revolutionary smart running shorts (capris for women) with sensor technology embedded in the waistband to coach you to run faster, and farther.


25 Epic Tips to Increase Workplace Productivity

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These tips are intended to help you create explosive productivity so you can get your most important tasks completed. Here are our 25 epic tips to help you achieve higher productivity levels and better peace of mind. Instead of trying to implement all of these at once, find a couple that make sense within your organization or department, and practice them for at least 21 days (the amount of time it usually takes to form a new habit).

Here’s What You Missed at The Women’s Leadership Summit

Keep up with the latest posture, back health and corporate wellness news with our weekly round up of interesting and useful articles.

What’s trending this week?

Dreamforce ’15, Salesforce’s Women’s Leadership Summit, was just last week. Powerful and inspiring women leaders from companies like Eventbrite, Youtube, and Stitchfix came together to speak about their experiences as women in tech and business, as well as their take on the importance of gender diversity in the workplace. Here’s the take away.

The Photographer’s Secret to Being Photogenic

Very few of us are natural born models and know exactly what to do when come face to face with a camera. In fact, it takes a whole lot of self awareness and confidence to work your camera angles and score those million dollar shots consistently. If you’re one of these people, kudos to you!

For the rest of us though, more often than not, we’re deleting and untagging ourselves from unflattering photos that otherwise would have been a great picture — all because of that ill placed arm, uninvited double chin, or uncomplimentary posture (the list goes on).

Luckily, we’ve teamed up with up and coming SF based lifestyle and wedding photographer, Christine Sargologos, for a round-up of the best tips and advice for picture perfect poses for every part of your body.

Coach Vibrations: Meet the Coaches

The Lumo Lift has the unique ability to track and coach you on your posture to teach you to be mindful, conscious and engaged in how you hold your body throughout the day. Posture, among other top contenders like exercising and healthy eating, is one of the most important parts of general health and productivity — both inside and outside of the office.

Here, we’ll go over some useful tips and approaches to the Lumo Lifts’ posture coaching feature, Coach Vibrations, to achieve your posture goals.

The Secrets To A Healthier Workday

Keep up with the latest posture, back health and corporate wellness news with our weekly round up of interesting and useful articles.

What’s trending this week?

Your workplace shouldn’t be a trade-in for your health. Just because you’re working hard, long hours, it doesn’t mean that you should be putting your health at risk. Check out our weekly round up posts for the best tips to stay healthy, pain free and productive.

10 Stretches You Should Do Everyday At Your Desk

Finding a time and place to stretch at your workplace can be a challenge — you don’t want to be a distraction to the people around you, but it’s still important to stretch out the tense muscles in your neck and back.

Try these 10 quick stretches you can do right at your desk. They’re super easy to do and will have you feeling refreshed and refocused in no time for your next project.

The Statement Piece That Will Never Go Out of Style

Cue the flashing lights and roll out the red carpet because the Fall New York Fashion Week is finally here! For many of us, this iconic event marks the bittersweet end of Summer as we ogle over next seasons greatest fashion trends. The exciting line up this year with up and coming designers like Meskita and Kempner, as well as the renowned classics like Calvin Klein and BCBGMAXAZRIA are bound to serve up some real eye-candy —  leaving us craving sweater weather and the cooler autumn season.

As we focus our attention on the jaw-dropping beauties of the models and garments walking down the runway, though, it’s important to remember that fashion and style isn’t all in the seams. We have a tendency to focus so much on the details of what we’re wearing, like brand, value, size, color, that we overlook what it really means to be stylish and fashionable. Confident.

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