20 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Back

Working at Lumo Bodytech, I spend a lot of time thinking about the back. In addition to trying to achieve my 8+ hours of good posture, I also stay up to date on all the latest back health, spine studies and posture tidbits circulating the web. On the daily, I read some really interesting stuff, ranging from respected journals to blogs and Buzzfeed. Here are the top 20 surprising facts I’ve come across in my quest for back knowledge.

The Stages of Falling in Love (with Good Posture)

Body language plays a bigger role in relationships than we often realize. Hand gestures, eye contact and even posture can all communicate how you feel to the people you care about. Whether you’re falling in love, loving the single life, or getting ready for the big day, good posture promotes a healthy mentality and happiness at any stage of a relationship.

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 the risk of  pain, injury and trips to the doctor.

6 Ways to Make Your Holiday Travels Less Stressful

Tis’ the season for gifts, family, and delicious food! It really is the most wonderful time of the year.

But, what almost always puts a damper on the festivities, whether you’re headed to a sunny getaway to the Bahamas or your winter wonderland in Tahoe, is holiday travel. The long TSA Security lines, snowy delays and being cramped in tiny, unventilated travel spaces can have us running for the hills — or more likely, curling up and staying home.

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

So, you over-indulged at Thanksgiving dinner. You’re not alone! It’s hard to resist a table full of delicious goodness regardless of how good you are at practicing self-restraint.

What’s tough (or great?) about the holiday season, though, is the surplus of events, parties, and occasions to surround yourself with too much delicious food and festive, sugary drinks. We’ve teamed up with registered dietitian, Dr. Marily Oppezzo, to give you 5 easy ways to enjoy the holiday festivities without writing off the whole month as a “cheat” month.

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