Canadian Physiotherapy Association Conference

June 13, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is proud to announce that we will be at the upcoming Canadian Physiotherapy Association Conference at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, from November 1 to 3, 2018.  Find out more about latest research on the health benefits of Urban Poling (Nordic Walking) by checking out our poster presentation and get an at […]

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Join us at 5 National Conferences this Month

June 8, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We are excited to be presenting at these 5 national conferences in June. Urban Poling & ACTIVATOR™ Ultimate Certification Course with Jessica Lewgood & Gabriella De Nino at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) pre-conference workshop on June 7th. A big thank you to the CCAA for hosting the conference and thanks to Jessica and Gabby for the amazing workshop.  As you […]

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Seniors’ Month – Start Something New

June 6, 2018 | By Urban Poling

This June is Ontario’s 34th annual Seniors’ Month.  During this month, seniors across Ontario are recognized and communities are encouraged to hold events for seniors to be social and active.   This year’s theme is: “Now’s the time to start something new”. Well if you have never heard about or tried Urban Poling aka Nordic Walking, […]

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Gifting Mom with Love

May 4, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Mothers Day is just around the corner and although we are firm believers in appreciating Moms all year round, Mothers day is a good opportunity to show her some extra special love! Now if you’re wondering how you can show mom how you care, consider planning a fun filled day for her. This could be […]

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A Testament to Urban Poling

April 17, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Below you will read a testimonial from an Urban Pole User- Florence. Florence is a frequent member of the Polercise group in Waterloo and she had this note (originally hand written might I add) that she wanted to share with us, and of course all of you ! Keep on reading to find out the moment […]

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LOVE Contest Winners

April 12, 2018 | By Urban Poling

LOVE; A 4 letter word with a lot of meaning! Boy did all of our entries for our LOVE Contest highlight that! We had a ton of entries and believe us, it was hard to narrow it down to just 5. We want to thank everyone for participating in the contest and are so happy […]

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Urban Poling puts “Research to Action”

April 6, 2018 | By Urban Poling

A quote by Bobby Unuser says “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet”. Well Urban Poling is proud to announce that we have an excellent certification opportunity for all you fitness/Nordic walking enthusiasts so you can be one step closer to success! We will be offering all of our most highly requested and researched based […]

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Nordic Walking and Osteoporosis

April 4, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Osteoporosis Canada predicts that by the year 2020, 50% of people aged 50 and over will be at risk of bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by bone tissue deterioration and low bone mass, which increases the chances of bone fracture and although it may have prevented Bonnie Lindsay from running, it did not stop her […]

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Congrats John ! Turning 5km to 50k for Yonge Street Mission

March 13, 2018 | By Urban Poling

John Fenton has done it again! He keeps proving that anything he sets his mind to, he can achieve! Four years ago, he was struggling to walk due to his stenosis, but with his persistence and the help of Urban Poles, that all changed. This year at the age of 85, John Fenton participated in his fourth Coldest […]

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A Man On A Mission

February 9, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Four years ago I had the pleasure of meeting John Fenton and his wife Jonanne. One of our instructors,Jaqueline Murdoch, had introduced John to the ACTIVATOR™ poles while working with him on improving his balance and strengthening his walking endurance. She could tell that he was skeptical about the polesat first, but being the good […]

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