This Clip on Wearable Wants to Be Your Running Coach

Active | October 19, 2016 | Kolby Paxton

To the rescue comes Lumo Run, a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that clips onto the back of your pants and pairs with your phone. The app collects data over the first 10 minutes of your first run, learning your tendencies, speed and the overall quality of your form.

From there, your virtual running coach is on the job, monitoring your form and grading you across five metrics: cadence (steps per minute), braking (the amount of forward resistance caused by each foot strike), bounce (the distance, up-and-down, that your hips move), along with your pelvic drop and rotation.

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Become a better runner with this wearable that tracks your hip and pelvic motion

Sports Illustrated | October 18, 2016 | Tom  Taylor

Lumo’s latest product, Lumo Run, is a small, pebble-shaped device that clips onto a runner’s waistband at the base of their spine. Accelerometers and gyroscopes inside can then determine how the runner’s pelvis is moving through space. That data can be used to determine your running biomechanics, and with coaching, teach you “how to be efficient,” Shultz says, “and how to reduce your risk of injury.”

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Personal Coaching Tech Aims to Help You Overhaul Running Mechanics

Lava Magazine | October 6, 2016 | TJ Murphy
A new technology that has emerged from Silicon Valley might offer a tool that will greatly improve the awareness and running-form overhaul for many. Lumo Run uses the processing power of your smart phone to work with a clip that you attach to the waistband of your shorts.

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Lumo BodyTech’s Charles Wang: ‘People do care about their health,’ but motivation is a challenge

Silicon Valley Business Journal | September 29, 2016 | Jennifer Elias
A former doctor, Charles Wang is taking on health from a tech perspective. As the co-founder and COO of wearable health startup Lumo BodyTech, Wang has a vision of bringing preventative back care to the average consumer, aiming for preventative care for the masses instead of just meeting patients one-on-one. Five years after co-founding Lumo, he is running with the new data the company has received and just plain running.

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Bring A Coach On Every Run With Lumo Run

Women’s Running | September 27, 2016 | Allie Burdick
What if you could take your coach with you on every run? Now you can. Lumo Run, officially launched this past August, is the first wearable device to give runners critical form feedback during and after a run.

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Meet The Lumo Lift

AskMen | September 22, 2016 | AskMen Editors
Having good posture is directly linked to improved self confidence, better breathing habits, improved circulation, overall digestive health… and the list goes on. Sounds promising, right? Well, as great as all that may sound, snapping out of a hunched position is much easier said than done — and that’s where the Lumo Lift comes in.
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The $200 billion question: Can wearable tech help us get fit and lose weight?

Wareable | September 22, 2016 | Lily Prasuethsut
The weight loss market is predicted to be worth $200 billion by 2019 so tech companies have a big incentive to understanding this first, second and possibly third generation wearable tech problem. Finding a solution is the tougher part. As well as software engineers, many wearable companies are turning to behavior and data scientists and even psychologists to find ways to make their devices make a difference.
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How Lumo Run is a ‘wearable 2.0’ device

Wareable | September 21, 2016 | Lily Prasuethsut
Creating personalized experiences with your data is harder than it sounds. Yes, accurately gathering information is important, but what do you do with it afterwards? Keep walking until you’re past the 10,000 step goal?According to Lumo co-founder and CEO Monisha Perkash, wearables are arriving at a new stage where data collection is transforming into meaningful data interpretation which is leading to actionable insights.
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Ask an Expert: All About Good Running Form and Avoiding Injuries

Lifehacker | September 19, 2016 | Andy Orin
As an inexperienced runner, I wouldn’t think there’s much I need to know; running is like walking, but faster, right? But of course, spend enough time hitting the pavement and you’ll quickly learn that there’s more to avoiding running injuries than just endurance. You need to pay attention to how you run.
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The Rundown – Back in Action

Vita Train For Life | September 7, 2016 | Allie Burdick
I mentioned previously that I would be testing the Lumo Run wearable device on my runs and I have now done several. The thing I love most is that I just clip it on the back of my shorts and go. I don’t even have to turn the thing on! It’s smart enough to sense when you start running and it automatically begins collecting data.
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Tech Buzz: Lumo Run is a Next Generation Wearable Device

Competitor | August 26, 2016 | Sam Winebaum
Lumo Body Tech has really pushed the boundaries of what is possible in wearable fitness tech with the Lumo Run. The hardware and app have been mostly flawless and reliable, the app is well designed and usable by all types of runners, the tips to improve form actionable and simple, the exercises on point, the overall experience excellent. And I expect this is only the start for this platform.
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Photos: Sneak Peek at New Running Music & Wearable Tech Gear

Competitor | August 24, 2016 | Sam Winebaum
Game-improvement wearable tech gear—in other words, products aimed at helping you run better and more consistently—remains a white hot category in running. The massive Aug. 3-6 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show in Salt Lake City showed off a lot of new and improved trackers, watches, music accessories and tech apparel, but it also coincided with a big week of announcements and releases of wearable fitness tech for the upcoming holiday season. Click through the photos below for a look at some of the new wearable tech gear you’ll see in stores this fall and winter.
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Lumo Lift Review – Your Secret Weapon Towards Better Health

Appcessories | August 18, 2016 | Max, Senior Editor
Lumo lift is the first ever wearable device designed to monitor posture. It all started a few years ago as a Kickstarter campaign created by a trio of Stanford University Students: an engineer, a physician and an entrepreneur under company name Lumo Bodytech Inc. Like every exciting and promising campaign in the crowdfunding website, the project had garnered more than twice its funding goal by the time the first batch of products had started shipping to the initial backers.
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Back to School Tech Guide 2016

Huffington Post | August 17, 2016 | Rabbi Jason Miller
There’s been a lot of talk about Lumo Run and it’s finally available to the public. A limited pre-sale last fall impressed runners and the prediction is that this little device will fast become the must-have tech product for athletes. If you’ve ever visited a college campus you know that running is the most prevalent workout activity.
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5 Technologies That Allow You to Obsessively Track Your Health

Everup | August 8, 2016 | Wendy Rose Gould
Here’s another piece of advice you probably get all the time: stop slouching! But even if you’re aware of that rule, and even if you try your best to sit up straight, old habits die hard. And really, even if you’re consciously aware of your posture, that heightened awareness dissipates the longer you’re in front of a computer or the deeper you get sucked into your latest Netflix obsession.
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Lumo Run reviewed: Messing up your form? This running coach can fix that.

Ars Technica | August 6, 2016 | Valentina Palladino
As a device, Lumo Run is well-made, simple to use, and easy to wear while running for a long time. Its companion app is thorough in its analysis of your form. While the voice coach can get a little annoying and the device can be hard to fit into its clip, those are minor issues that are easy to live with if you’re looking for a device that could actually make a lasting change in how you run.
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Lumo Run jogging sensor starts shipping today

Gadgets and Wearables | August 1, 2016 | Marko Maslakovic
Today Lumo Bodytech announced the general availability of Lumo Run, a small and discreet sensor that measures and coaches you on your running form to improve performance and reduce the risk of injury. The device has been available for pre-sale since October 2015.
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Meet Lumo Run, the $100 sensor that will transform your workouts

MacWorld | August 1, 2016 | Caitlin McGarry
For a while, fitness companies were all about putting sensors in your clothes to measure everything from your heart rate to the way your foot lands on pavement. But clothes with sensors in them are expensive, which makes them niche products that appeal to only die-hard data nerds.
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Lumo Run will help you improve your form and meet your goals

Live Smart | August 1, 2016 | Janina Matthewson
Lumo Bodytech have brought a whole new digital gym to your pocket. Lumo Run does more than count your steps and measure your distance – it can make you run in a whole new way. After helping all of up work on our strength training technique with Lumo Lift, they’re now turning their attention to how we run.
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Product Review: LUMO RUN

A Triathlete’s Diary | August 1, 2016 | Hilary Topper
This is really a cool aid that can help you become more efficient in your running and the best part is, you can “choose your own adventure.” This means that Lumo Run will enable you to choose an area that you want to become more efficient in. Pretty cool stuff, huh?
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Lumo Run Sensor Review

Jess Runs Blessed | August 1, 2016 | Jessica Tondre
I definitely recommend this to people who can’t afford a coach or who can’t afford physical therapy and know they suffer with running form issues. Or for the run gear tech lover, the runner analyzing their run data post run for 15 minutes. Those runners will love this and likely fulfill the improved running form, improved running result promise Lumo puts on the outside of their box.
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Lumo Run Gives You Feedback on Your Running Form In Real Time

Lifehacker | August 1, 2016 | Beth Skwarecki
The Lumo Run costs $99 as the clip-on version, or $199 built into a pair of shorts or capris. (The sensor is machine washable.) It’s probably overkill for the casual runner, but if you’re serious enough about your form that you’d consider paying a coach, the Lumo Run might be a tool that is worth it.
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Review Lumo Run Sensor and App: Serious Yet Friendly, Real Time, Effective, Run Bio Mechanics Coaching, Insights, and Exercises

RoadTrailRun | August 1, 2016 | Sam Winebaum
Lumo targets the center of your body, the pelvis and hips the area that is the driving engine of running. I think their approach is far more actionable than trying to change foot strike, if this is really even possible for most without dealing with the areas of the body, the “core”, which I think really determine form and running efficiency.
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Lumo Run’s new jogging sensor launches today – here’s how it stacks up

TechCrunch | August 1, 2016 | Sarah Buhr
Lumo officially launches its smart running sensor, Lumo Run, today, and we took it for a spin around the park to tell you how it compares to other jogging tech out there.
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Tech Review: Lumo Run

Running Northwest | July 29, 2016 | Jeremy Krall
Overall, I think the Lumo Run is highly successful for what it does. As a total data head, I love the granularity and additional data it can provide over the top of what’s out there. I think the app in general is great place where you start to see some really interesting things about your performance from a true statistical perspective. I also find the Run to be super accessible for recreational runners even though it’s about analytics.
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Silicon Valley More Than a Place … It’s a Culture

Voice of America | July 28, 2016 |
Silicon Valley is not just a region in California that stretches from San Francisco to San Jose, and it is not just the home of tech giants such as Google, Apple and Facebook. Perkash said an important characteristic is that Silicon Valley is a culture that embodies entrepreneurship. This culture is infectious, and it touched Perkash when she came to Silicon Valley.
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The Lumo Lift promises to help you stop slouching — but is it worth the price tag?

WearableZone | July 23, 2016 | Rebecca Paredes
These posture problems made me all the more excited to try the Lumo Lift. While other posture correctors look like medieval torture devices, the Lumo Lift is part of a new breed of wearable: it’s discreet and minimalistic, and it wants to help you learn how to sit up straight on your own.
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Power Monitors: Next-Level Wearable Tech

Competitor Magazine | August 2016 Issue | Page 26
Here are four new-data devices that incorporate power monitoring as part of their comprehensive tracking functions. Lumo Run offers two ways to track running data and improve running form and efficiency, through a clip on sensor pod ($80, going up to $100 on Aug. 1) or sensor-integrated apparel- running shorts for men ($199) and running capris for women ($199). Lumo’s sensors capture accurate running biomechanics through core body movements.
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Is Your Office Making You Sick? These 6 Products Could Be the Cure

Inc. | July 15, 2016 | Skyler Inman
Good posture can be lifesaving, but it’s not easy to train yourself to maintain it. That’s where the Lumo Lift comes in. It’s a small device that looks like a lapel pin but acts like a manners coach. Slouch, and it vibrates to correct you.
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Wearable experts talk smart apparel, supply chains and security at conference

Mobi Health News | July 13, 2016 | Heather Mack
MAS and Flex also showcased their newest collaboration with Lumo Bodytech, which makes Lumo Lift and LumoBack posture and activity tracking devices. The new device, Lumo Run, clips on the users’ waistband tracks distance, time, posture, cadence and maps through the users smartphone and provides real-time audio coaching cues.
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Lumo Lift: You Slouch, It Vibrates

All My Faves | June 22, 2016 | Toby Sanders
Poor posture is something we may not notice that we have, but others might or we might even feel it while standing or sitting. Even if we are aware, it’s hard to fix it over night. Lumo Lift is here to help.
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Handle with care: IoT solutions help workers avoid back injuries

Network World | June 6, 2016 | Deepak Puri
Over a million workers suffered back injuries last year, costing U.S. firms over $70 billion. A single incident can cost a firm over $6,000. Why are there so many back injuries? How can IoT help reduce injuries and expenses?
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About Lumo Bodytech

Lumo Bodytech has developed a technology platform that leverages algorithms, software and smart sensors to optimize performance and address human biomechanics through the real-time tracking of body movement. Lumo’s products empower you to be the best version of yourself. Current Lumo Bodytech products include the Lumo Lift and Lumo Back posture coaches and activity trackers, as well as the Lumo Run smart running shorts. Lumo Bodytech is privately-held and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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