Walking Saves Lives – World Stroke Day in Partnership with the March of Dimes Canada

October 1, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We are proud to be partnered once again with the March of Dimes Canada in expanding the awareness of the benefits of physical activity, namely walking, in both the prevention and rehabilitation of strokes.  Strokes touch people of all ages and stages and the March of Dimes is helping to support stroke survivors and their families through […]

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The Benefits of Exercise on Alzheimer’s Disease

September 24, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We have all seen the commercials regarding dementia, hear of it from a friend or co-worker or may have even known a loved one who suffered from it. Given that it is international Alzheimer’s month, let’s talk about and get to know the disease that effects more than 7 hundred thousand Canadians today. Alzheimer’s in […]

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Press Release – Patent Approved

September 11, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Contact: Mandy Shintani Urban Poling Inc mandy@urbanpoling.com Date:  September 12, 2018 Urban Poling Inc is please to announce that both the Industrial Design Patent for the CoreGrip in Canada, Australia, UK and US (pending) and the Utility Patent for the ACTIVATOR Poles with the International Patent Office have been approved.  Over the past 6 years, […]

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Movement Inspiration

August 22, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Unsure of how to become more mindful about your physical activity? Struggling to find your story and reason behind your physically active behavior? The Why I Move Project is your answer. Originating in Edmonton in 2013, the Why I Move Project is a social experiment with the mission to answer the question of why you […]

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Parkinson’s Women: Singing Praise for the Activator

July 27, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Darcy Blake has Parkinson’s and is widely recognized for her blog which supports and advocates innovative exercise and new treatment options for those with Parkinson’s.  Her blog is recognized by HealthLine 2018 as one of the  Best PD Blogs and is also listed on Stanford Medicine under Favorite PD Blogs.  Read about Darcy’s great experience […]

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A Stroll in the Byward Market

July 25, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling Ambassador, Nina LePage spent a lovely morning with CTV News in the heart of Ottawa’s Byward Market. It was here where Nina had the opportunity to demonstrate the 3 P’s of Urban Poling: Plant, Push, Propel as well as discuss the many benefits to the activity. Nina touched on some of the features of Urban Poles […]

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Active Living Webinar Series: Prehab & Rehab for Hip & Knee Surgery through the ACTIVATOR™ Program

July 18, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Join us next week as we share our expertise on the benefits of the ACTIVATOR™ Poles and program for pre & post hip and knee surgery through this complimentary learning opportunity. In the words of one of our valued customers Sandra Birdsell: “After my knee replacement, the poles give me confidence to go out in […]

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Ryan Titchener’s ACTIVATOR Road to Recovery

| By Urban Poling

For many, July 31st marks the end of another summer month, however, for Ryan Titchener, July 31st is the anniversary of his climbing accident. 2 years ago, the Calgary man suffered a crushed spine after a boulder dislodged from a mountain. Doctors told Ryan he may never walk again but that did not stop him from […]

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International Self Care Day

| By Urban Poling

Hey you, yes you reading this! Do you tend to put others before yourself? Well, we are here to remind you that “International Self Care (ISD)” day is fast approaching. Yes, you read that right! Mark July 24th in your calendar because this day is dedicated to raising public awareness towards the importance of caring for […]

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Why Urban Poles Are Your Perfect Travel Companion

July 10, 2018 | By Urban Poling

    Thousands of travel enthusiasts have expressed why they love taking their Urban Poles along on their many travel expeditions – here’s the top five reasons:   Your knees and hips will thank you—The poles let you offload weight from your hips and knees into your upper body. You can walk further, faster or […]

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