The Canadian Physiotherapy Association recognizes Urban Poling as a “Big Boost to your Health”

December 7, 2017 | By Urban Poling

A newly published article featured on the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA) blog titled “What Type of Walking Offers a Big Boost To Your Health” discusses the ins and outs of Nordic Walking, highlights the many benefits and even debunks common misconceptions of the sport. Here is a brief excerpt from the article highlighting the difference between Nordic […]

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Holiday Newsletter 2017

November 23, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Be sure to take advantage of our Black Friday Sale, with buy one get one 50% off poles and accessories.  Start your holiday shopping with Urban Poles and stocking stuffers such as replacement tips, snow baskets and The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking. Barb Gormley, the author of this book, was recently featured in The […]

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World Stroke Day with the March of Dimes

October 24, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is proud to have partnered with the March of Dimes to promote physical activity to both prevent and rehabilitate from strokes. We all know how important exercise is in staying fit and healthy and it can be easy as putting one foot in front of the other and walking. Why not add a […]

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Pump it UP for World Heart Day

September 29, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Did you know that physical inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)? Well, today (September 29th) is World Heart Day and Urban Poling Inc. is so glad to play an active role in minimizing CVD risk globally! Nordic Walking is researched backed to get your heart pumping. In addition, it is one […]

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Markets Insider:March of Dimes Canada and Urban Poling partner up for World Stroke Day!

| By Urban Poling

Buy ACTIVATOR poles and donate to MODC’s Stroke Recovery Canada program TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Did you know that over 200 independent studies on PubMed have found Nordic walking poles help you strengthen your core, improve your posture and balance, and provide a more intensive workout than traditional walking? This kind of physical […]

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100 Years Young and still Urban Poling!

September 27, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Bea Husser will be celebrating her 100th birthday on September 30, 2017.  She was born and raised on a farm just north of Ashmont, Alberta.  She was introduced to Urban Pole walking by Alberta’s Master trainer, Susan Yackulic, when the Cloverdale Community league hosted some Try-It sessions about 4 years ago.  She continues to walk, […]

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Top 3 Fitness Tips for You !

August 28, 2017 | By Urban Poling

I don’t know about you, but to me there is something about summer that just screams “spontaneity”. I guess you could mostly relate this to the nice weather and exciting city events on the weekends. Don’t get me wrong, I do love that about the summer but sometimes this freedom in routine can steer us […]

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Book Launch: The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

August 23, 2017 | By Urban Poling

[Vancouver, B.C. – August 15, 2017]—“How long should my poles be?” “Which style of poles is best for me?” “Can you help me with my technique?” “How can I increase the workout intensity?” At Urban Poling Inc. we respond to questions like this every day via our website and social media platforms. Our website is […]

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Nordic walking after Stroke

August 21, 2017 | By Urban Poling

This very interesting article reviews the first study on the long term beneficial effects of using Nordic walking (treadmill) to improve balance, gait and ADL for hemiplegic participants (Kang et al. 2016).  Find out why the authors of this review, Shintani & De Nino  are excited by the results of this new study but suggest […]

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Ryan Titchener’s ACTIVATOR Road to Recovery

August 1, 2017 | By Urban Poling

July 31st 2017 marked one year after Ryan Titchener’s climbing accident. The Calgary man suffered a crushed spine after a bolder dislodged from a mountain. Doctors told Ryan he may never walk again but that did not stop him from trying. He started by just being able to wiggle one toe, then after months of […]

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