8 Simple Moves to Strengthen Your Back

Chances are you’ve heard about the benefits that come from a strong core, but what about a strong back? Weak back muscles can lead to back pain (particularly lower back pain), poor posture, fatigue, limited fitness performance and even issues with the hips and legs. Fortunately, there are hundreds of exercises you can do to strengthen your back and improve your overall well-being.

How to Look Great in Front of the Camera

It’s finally Summer and wedding season is in full-swing. Whether you’re walking down the aisle or attending a friend’s nuptials as a guest, there is a good chance you will end up in a photo or two. Although you don’t always have control over factors like lighting, there are several things you can do to make sure you’re always camera ready.

How I Use Cadence As A Tool For Recovery (And Why You Should, Too!)

Guest Post by Lindsey Scherf, Lumo Run sponsored athlete and member of our product team. 

Let me start my intro with a brief mention of what cadence is and some of the terminology that is used when talking about it. Cadence is the number of steps you take per minute while running.  The term step is sometimes confused with or used interchangeably with the term stride.  A stride is considered 2 steps or the number of times the same foot (counting just the right foot) strikes the ground—so 90 strides per minute = 180 steps per minute.  

How to Run (or Watch) the Boston Marathon Like a Pro

If you’re running the Boston Marathon for the first time and aren’t sure what to expect – don’t panic. In this post we’ve sourced a few top tips from seasoned Boston runners. From challenging elevation changes to long shuttle lines, read on to learn how to take on the legendary Boston Marathon like a pro.

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.

Lumo Lift 101

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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.

How To Wear Lumo Lift [Video]

It’s easy to wear Lift on all of your favorite outfits! Follow these simple instructions to wear Lift securely and track your posture accurately.

First, slide the square clasp off of the Lift sensor.

Second, place the Lift sensor (the larger oval piece) under your clothes, and use the magnetic square clasp to hold the sensor in place.  The Lift sensor should be worn about one inch below your collarbone.