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5 Tips For Purchasing Your Next Activewear

If you don't know what to look for, buying activewear can be downright frustrating. It certainly doesn't have to be, however-- and at luminora, we're here to help. Whether you're in search of a few quality workout essentials or just starting from scratch, we have 5 tips that can help you successfully purchase your next activewear : 1. Choose the right material Your activewear has one major job to do: keeping you comfortable while you're on the move. Selecting the proper activewear material means assessing what you need from the garment, such as how often you'll wear it, how vigorously you'll move in it, and whether you plan to wear it outdoors or indoors. If you can, try the garment...

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4 Considerations for Running Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Runners have always been safety-conscious. Whether it's keeping an ear out for traffic, tracking the neighborhood dogs, dodging cyclists, or keeping an eye out for uneven terrain, the list of considerations only grew longer this year. With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic early in 2020, running took on an entirely new layer of concern. Can you transmit or contract COVID-19 while running? And if so, how could we stay safe and pursue our fitness goals at the same time? The good news is that it's very likely that you can keep running outdoors with a low risk of contracting the coronavirus. According to experts, "As long as you're maintaining at least 6 feet of distance from other people and...

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5 Things to Consider Before You Buy Your Next Protection Face Mask

With colder weather fast approaching, flu season will soon be upon us. Experts expect this to be a flu season like no other due to COVID-19's potential second wave. With school resuming and nationwide restrictions easing though, you've got to think about your family's health and safety as they venture back out into public.While social distancing remains the most effective method for preventing the spread of the Coronavirus, the CDC now recommends the use of face masks for times when you can't maintain social distancing protocols. Everyone above the age of two that doesn't have a breathing problem is strongly encouraged to wear a mask when out in public, especially if they expect to spend any time around other people in a...

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Covid19 Healthy Habits! Model, Don't Preach!

As caretakers, we play an important role in teaching our children how to keep themselves safe, and never before in our lifetime has this responsibility been greater than it is today. The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us as a society to slow down and spend more quality time with our family and our loved ones. With that has come the opportunity for us to play a more active role in not only teaching our children, but also influencing their actions in a way which is more in line with our own values and principles. ADOPT A ROLE MODEL MINDSET When discussing everyday preventive actions with children, the first step is to take some time to explain, in simple words, how...

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Best Fabrics for UV protection clothing [Ultimate Guide 2020]

When it comes to UPF fabric and UV protection clothing, there's one question I get all the time: don't my clothes already protect me from the sun? The disappointing truth: not really! While most fabrics do provide some level of protection, their UPF ratings are not all equal or as high as you may think. They should have a UPF rating above 50 (UPF 50+) for their UV protection fabrics. Here we want to break down the factors for choosing the best sun protection fabrics   learn What does the rating of UPF clothing mean? What does UPF mean? The UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor which is a numerical rating to clothing. This rating shows how UV radiations will be blocked by the UPF fabric....

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