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Calgary Herald

June 5, 2015 | By Nadia

Pole-etry in Motion. Read about why Donna Alport, a physiotherapist and Cayt Foulson from Synergy Physiotherapy in Regina are advocates of Urban Poling for the cardio workout and core strengthening. Read full article.

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Walk of Fame – Mary Beth Eckersley

| By Nadia

Mary Beth Eckersley is truly a role model for cancer survivors and for all of us.  Her journey with cancer started with stage three breast cancer in 2012.  She previously had survived cervical cancer 30 years earlier.  Despite multiple invasive surgeries and chemotherapy, Mary Beth has kept a very positive outlook. “Cancer has given me some pretty cool stuff.  I […]

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Outdoor Adventure for Schools

September 8, 2015 | By Nadia

Urban Poling is re-introducing a special offer for schools to save on purchasing Urban Poling equipment and instructor training. This offer will run from Sept 2nd to November 30th, 2015.  Do not miss out on this opportunity to introduce Canada’s hottest new outdoor activity to your students this fall! Below is a link to the […]

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10 Tips for Stay on Track with Urban Poling

May 6, 2015 | By Nadia

10 Tips to Stay on Track with Urban Poling! Need some motivation to be the healthiest you can be? Need a quick and fun way to workout 90% of the muscles in your body? Here’s ten suggestions to get you back on the track to health and fitness goals, courtesy of your Urban Poles! 1. […]

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Walk of Fame – Rosemarie Sears

April 30, 2015 | By Nadia

Urban Poling, the Final Frontier The Voyages of a Fat-to-Fit Urban Poler by Rosemarie Sears This is the story of my 16-month-to-date mission to explore a strange new body, seek out a new life and to boldly go where this woman and this body has never gone before…or at least not for a very long […]

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Urban Poling History & 10 Reasons to Love Us

April 29, 2015 | By Nadia

It’s been an incredible journey. The idea to design and distribute walking poles came from my Swedish neighbour who tooted this as one of the secret of the healthy Sweds! I saw an amazing opportunity to bring a fitness activity to ignite a change in the health and wellness of Canadians that transcended many of […]

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Walk of Fame – Bea Huser

| By Nadia

Bea Huser is 97.5 years young! Bea is a retired teacher and she taught students that had hearing impairment as well as English at all grade levels. I met Bea last spring when she joined my Cloverdale neighbourhood Urban Poling walking class in Edmonton. She was an inspiration for all of the participants. She particularly […]

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MS Awareness Month

| By Nadia

  May is MS Awareness Month, so we wanted to share the MS Society of Canada, BC Division’s Spring 2015 “Shared Voices” newsletter. It features stories about living with MS, exercise tips, recipes, and even a feature on Urban Poling!  

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Walk of Fame Contest – Bonnie Lindsay

April 28, 2015 | By Nadia

Osteoarthritis sidelined me 25 years ago; no more running, no more downhill skiing. I eventually lost so much range of motion I couldn’t ride a bike. Eventually, once I was considered ‘old enough’, I had first one knee, then the other replaced. Both surgeries were very successful, but still no running, no downhill skiing, and […]

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New Secret to Exercise Success: Get Outside and Add Nordic Walking

April 21, 2015 | By Nadia

Struggling to stick with a regular walking routine? A new study from University of Sherbrooke, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, shows that taking your walking workout outdoors can help you stay on track. And while you’re at it, add Nordic walking poles to bump up the health benefits, say several additional studies. This is the same message […]

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