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Introducing Lumo Lift, a tiny posture coach and activity tracker that works with a free iOS and Android app to help you sit straighter, standing taller, and look better.

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 Many people who present with poor posture often associate more of their upper body to be contributing to the way they slouch. However, poor posture actually stems from your lower body and can be linked to tight hips. Here are the surprising ways tight hips can ruin your posture:

 Many people who present with poor posture often associate more of their upper body to be contributing to the way they slouch. However, poor posture actually stems from your lower body and can be linked to tight hips. Here are the surprising ways tight hips can ruin your posture:

Tightness in the shoulders is often an underlying cause of a myriad of problems including neck pain, mid-upper back pain, and tension headaches. Individuals who spend a significant amount of time at a desk or working at a computer are especially susceptible to carrying tension in the shoulders. Below are five of the best stretches to relieve tight shoulders.




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Surprisingly, it is one of the leading causes of disability and affects up to 80% of individuals at one point or another. (Castillo) There are many causes for lower back pain as the lower back is comprised of muscles, nerves, bones, joints and ligaments. This pain is often different for each individual and may depend on the individual’s history and type and severity of pain experienced. 

Working the nine to five, many of us spend the majority of the day trapped behind a desk and staring at a computer. That’s about forty hours a week sitting, and without the proper posture, it can cause major back pain. These four tips will help you remember to readjust and realign your spine, so when it’s finally time to go home your back and neck won’t be aching.

In this age of booming technology, many of us spend the majority of the day trapped behind a computer. That means, on average, we spend 40 hours a week typing on a keyboard or moving a mouse. When you add it all up, that’s a lot of strain on your wrists and the muscles and tendons that help make them work.