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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Train your Brain

February 15, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We all know that exercise is physically good for our bodies. After all, that is the #1 reason why people are motivated to exercise in the first place…But what most people do not know is that exercise can also be beneficial for our brains, more specifically regarding cognition (the way we process and memorize information). […]

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Why Walking and Talking is the Perfect Combination and Perfect Date?

February 6, 2018 | By Urban Poling

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the pressure of setting up that perfect date or getting that perfect gift is increasing. Although sometimes the best dates are the simplest ones; like going for a walk, exploring somewhere new or going for a hike. If it’s with your significant other or your friends, going for […]

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“My Life with Diabetes”-Marisa Cardinal, NADA Webinar

February 2, 2018 | By Urban Poling

As proud sponsors of the National Aboriginal Diabetes Association (NADA) we are so happy to share with our Urban Poling Community about an upcoming Webinar NADA will be hosting titled  “My Life with Diabetes”, with presenter Marisa Cardinal Wednesday, February 7, at 11 a.m. central time!! We hope Marisa’s story will be an inspiration to you […]

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February is #HeartHealth Month – Nordic Walking Warms The Heart!

| By Urban Poling

February is Heart Health Month and each year fantastic organizations like the Cardiac Health Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation aim to educate Canadians about the risks associated with heart disease and measures that we can all take to both prevent but also recognize the signs of a heart attack or stroke. In addition […]

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Silver Skate Festival

January 19, 2018 | By Urban Poling

The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Edmonton. Urban poling is very excited to announce that we will be at the Silver Skate Festival providing Nordic Walking 101 sessions in Hawrelak Park, […]

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Primary Care Network provides beneficial seniors programming- Lacombe, Alberta

January 18, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is proud to see that the The Primary Care Network (PCN), funded by Alberta’s health care system and overseen by local doctors is helping many Lacombe citizens. The program is province-wide and courses vary. In Lacombe, PCN offers exercise classes, Urban Poling instruction, a smoke cessation group, dietary advice, counselling and more ! […]

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March of Dimes Canada Month

January 17, 2018 | By Urban Poling

It’s the March of Dimes Canada Month and We’re Proud to be a part of it! January is March of Dimes Canada Month. Get involved in their annual Community Canvass Campaign by signing up as an online canvasser at marchofdimes.ca/communitycanvass, or by purchasing a set of ACTIVATOR poles on-line during the month of January. Over […]

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Canadian Centre for Activity & Aging (CCAA) and Urban Poling Inc.

December 21, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is pleased to announce that we will be offering a pre-conference course at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) Conference in London, Ontario June 7th 2018. First of it’s kind, we will be introducing the Ultimate Urban Poling Combination Course! The course features all of our highly requested learning tools in a […]

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Join Urban Poling at SunFit2018

December 20, 2017 | By Urban Poling

     Escape the chill of winter and join us as Urban Poling heads south to the sunny beaches of Cancun, Mexico.      We have partnered with LA Travel Group to bring you the ultimate health and wellness experience with our very own, Barb Gormley, Urban Poling Instructor and Master Trainer.         […]

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