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10 Best Weighted Vests in 2020

10 Best Weighted Vests in 2020 (Review) If your regular workout regimen no longer delivers the results you want, it’s time to take things up a notch with a weighted workout vest. By using a vest to add weight to your body, you create greater resistance and force yourself to push harder to deliver better …

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10 Best Posture Correctors in 2020

10 Best Posture Correctors in 2020 (Review) Your posture may not be the first thing that people notice about you, but it certainly leaves a lasting impression. After all, it’s the literal backbone of your entire demeanor. If you’re slouching too much, people may think you are disinterested in what they’re saying. Alternatively, good posture …

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What are the Different Types of Posture Correctors

What are the Different Types of Posture Correctors? The Different Types of Posture Correctors are: Cross-Back Elastic Brace Longline Back Brace Electronic Posture Reminder Molded Upper Back Brace Depending on the posture corrector, you can use it to correct slouching and other forms of bad posture. This gives you a more upright, healthy, and attractive …

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Why do People use Balance Boards

Why do People use Balance Boards? People often use balance boards to develop their coordination and improve their posture. The unstable platform of a balance board challenges the body and intensifies the workout. The human body is built to adapt, which means that after a certain period, your body will adjust in full to its …

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How to Safely use a Squat Rack

How to Safely use a Squat Rack Here’s our step-by-step guide to help you squat safely and with confidence: Adjust the Rack to Your Height Load the Bar Balance the Bar Across Your Shoulders Lift the Bar Off and Step Back from the Rack Start Squatting Return to Rack and Set the Bar Down Page …

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Everything you Need to Know About Speed Training

Everything you Need to Know About Speed Training Speed is about much more running fast. It’s an integral component of many competitive sports and refers to the rate at which an athlete can perform their specialized task. Effective speed training involves striking an optimum balance between strength, endurance, and agility to achieve the best results. …

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How Does a Fitness Tracker Work?

How Does a Fitness Tracker Work? A fitness tracker is a wearable device used to keep track of your physical activity and body stats. The device works by using a three-axis accelerometer to track your various movements in all directions. Various other sensors in the device constantly monitor the acceleration, duration, intensity, frequency, and patterns …

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Why use a Weight Vest?

Why use a Weight Vest: 6 Things you Need to Know Weight vests, as the name suggests, are vests made of heavy metal material with pockets to add extra weight. They’re similar to old-fashioned chainmail with a modern twist. Weight vests are an incredibly diverse tool to add to your training kit. Suitable for use …

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What is Reformer Pilates?

What is Reformer Pilates? Reformer Pilates refers to a piece of equipment called a reformer. It is an exercise machine that uses your body weight to enable Pilates. There is a carriage that connects to springs and pulleys that people can manipulate during exercise. The device allows for controlled movement that strengthens muscles and flexibility. …

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Essential Exercises and Stretches for Weak hip Flexors

Essential Exercises and Stretches for Weak hip Flexors The hip flexors are a particular group of muscles that are vital to the physical functionality of every individual, from the finest athlete to ordinary folks. They comprise primarily of the iliacus and psoas major muscles that connect the femur (or thigh bone) to the pelvis, and …

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A Better way to run Faster

A Better way to run Faster In a previous post, we discussed the dangers of overstriding and how it is one of the most common faux-pas of running form, as well as a very common cause of injury for many runners. The solution there was to increase your cadence to reduce stride length, which also affects …

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Four Simple Plyometric Exercises to Improve Your Running Form

Four Simple Plyometric Exercises to Improve Your Running Form Most important to a runner’s ability to perform effectively is the ability of the muscles and tendons to store energy. Improvements in the muscles’ ability to elastically store energy has incredible benefits for runners, wherein, the more energy stored, a runner would be more efficient at …

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The Surprising Ways Tight Hips can Ruin Your Posture and Cause Back Pain

The Surprising Ways Tight Hips can Ruin Your Posture and Cause Back Pain The hip flexors consist of a group of muscles which have a significant impact on our daily movements and play an essential role in in our functional tasks. The hip flexors connect the lower body. Specifically, they are a group of five …

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The Surprising Link Between Good Posture and Happiness

The Surprising Link Between Good Posture and Happiness It is truly incredible how the human body works sometimes. For example, take a look at our posture.  Something as small and simple as straightening your back while sitting and walking can have such a profound impact on your mental health, not to mention contributes to alleviating …

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The Runner’s Guide to Foam Rolling

The Runner’s Guide to Foam Rolling After a run, your muscles are in need of two things; relaxation and restoration. Foam Rolling is a form of self-massage which has become hugely popular among runners and exercise enthusiasts due to it’s ease of application and immediacy of results in improving running form. A foam roller is a …

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What is Your Lower Back Pain Telling You? Hint: It Might be Related to Poor Posture

What is Your Lower Back Pain Telling You? Hint: It Might be Related to Poor Posture You’ve been sitting at your office workstation all morning, intently finishing up an important client’s project. Getting up to take a well-deserved break, you nearly shout out in pain, as you are greeted by a sharp “twinge,” or the …

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ITB Syndrome Getting in the way of Your Running? Try These Stretches and Exercises Today

ITB Syndrome Getting in the way of Your Running? Try These Stretches and Exercises Today Iliotibial band syndrome is common injury that occurs in individuals who are very physically active. This is a stress injury that occurs as a result of inflammation and irritation of the iliotibial tendon that rubs against the femoral condyle. Damage …

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Is Slouching Killing Productivity and Costing You Millions?

Is Slouching Killing Productivity and Costing You Millions? Take a second to consider your current posture. Bring close attention to your head, neck, shoulder and spine position. Is your head hanging forward, hinging at your neck? Are your shoulders rounded in as you rest your hands on your keyboard? Perhaps your back is hunched over …

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How to Integrate Cross-Training Into Your Running Workouts

How to Integrate Cross-Training Into Your Running Workouts You’ve likely heard about the importance of cross-training. Greater speed, improved endurance, and reduced risk of injury are some of the frequently-touted benefits of adding cross-training into your running workouts. But it can be overwhelming to decide which cross-training activity to add to your existing running workouts. …

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What is Good Posture?

What is Good Posture? Two of the questions we get most often here at Lumo Bodytech are, “What is good posture?” and “How do I get into good posture?” You know we love talking about posture around here, so we’re happy to share our expert advice. First and foremost, we believe that your best posture …

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Hack Your Fitness: Lumo run Helps Improve Your Running Form and Push Harder

Hack Your Fitness: Lumo run Helps Improve Your Running Form and Push Harder Anthony Karcz, FORBES CONTRIBUTORI write about how to do more with your consumer gadgets. The funny thing about runners is that we all think we have fine form until we snap an IT band or strain a tendon. And even then, we …

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