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Walk more! Putting one foot in front of the other more often could change health outcomes for millions.

July 4, 2016 | By Catherine Cameron

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walk more! Putting one foot in front of the other more often could change health outcomes for millions. TORONTO (ONTARIO) July 4, 2016 – Millions of Canadians pop pills for conditions that could be prevented, helped, or even cured through regular exercise. The magic prescription? Walking. “Canadians have long undervalued walking,” says […]

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Harry McMurtry completes 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 22, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Harry McMurtry who arrived to a large fan base in Toronto to celebrate his 500 Mile trek from Manhattan to raise research funds and awareness for Parkinson’s. Along with the media and dignitaries our very own Fiath Julien was at the celebration to be part of the congratulatory spectators on this memorable occasion for Harry and […]

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CTV News – Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 17, 2016 | By Urban Poling

This CTV news clip features Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s to raise funds for research and awareness about PD.   In this video clip, Harry is using ACTIVATOR poles which are often recommended by physios for their clients with PD as the poles have a direct impact on posture, gait pattern and arm […]

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Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Patent Pending

June 7, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Media Contact: Mandy Shintani managing director Urban Poling Inc. mandy@urbanpoling.com 877-499-7999 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Featuring Improved Ergonomics and Comfort [Vancouver, B.C. – June 7, 2016]—Urban Poling Inc., a national manufacturer and distributor of Nordic walking poles and accessories, announces the launch of its new CoreGrip (patent pending) handles. […]

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Enter Our Father’s Day Contest!

June 4, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Share a picture and tell us about an active and healthy male role model in your life.  He could win one of two Father’s Day Prize Packs! Each Prize Pack Contains: 2 Sets of Urban Poling Nordic Walking Poles, each with a carrying case; A $25 Starbuck’s Gift Card; A large tub of protein powder […]

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NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DIABETES AWARENESS DAY

May 2, 2016 | By Urban Poling

In Support of our partner, we would like to share with you this press release regarding the upcoming National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day this coming Friday.  2016_NADA_MEDIA_RELEASE

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Toronto Star – Recovered spinal cord patient to run Scotiabank marathon

February 3, 2016 | By Urban Poling

“This is about the next me,” says Robert MacDonald, who plans to run a half-marathon after recovering from partial paralysis. William Suarez / Courtesy of the Toronto Rehab Foundation Robert MacDonald works out on a treadmill at the Lyndhurst Centre on Aug. 20, 2015. By: Stephen Spencer Davis Staff Reporter, Published on Fri Oct 16 […]

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Taking steps to fitness during Edmonton’s winter

January 13, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Master Trainer Susan Yackulic who owns Get Fit Personal Training talks about how she discovered Nordic Walking last fall, and how she soon became a facilitator for Urban Poling! She mentions that a step to keeping fit even during the winter time is Urban Poling as it is a year-round activity that […]

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Urban Poling gaining traction in Grand Prairie

| By Urban Poling

The Daily Herald Tribune This article features Beth Goldie, an Urban Poler for 10 years from the Grand Prairie who is among walkers that are reaping the health benefits of Urban Poling. Beth talks about how Urban Poling is slowly becoming the new recreational craze across the country and had only come to Alberta about two […]

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Global News Article- Tips to keeping your Fitness Resolutions

| By Urban Poling

Already having trouble with your fitness resolutions? Ask yourself, ‘why?’ Lisa Workman, one of our fantastic Urban Poling Instructors is featured in this Global News article on how to make the number one New Years resolution to lose weight and get healthy a reality. A recent poll found that nearly three quarters of people who […]

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