Contest alert! Help us create a list of 150 Great Canadian Hikes!

February 14, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Canadians love hiking… and what’s not to love? Fresh air, exercise, beautiful scenery, a budget-friendly workout in every season. Hiking makes sense! In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday and our country’s love of hiking, we’re running a contest from February 15 – April 15. Our 150 Great Canadian Hikes contest asks Canadians to submit their […]

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Harry McMurtry completes 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 22, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Harry McMurtry who arrived to a large fan base in Toronto to celebrate his 500 Mile trek from Manhattan to raise research funds and awareness for Parkinson’s. Along with the media and dignitaries our very own Fiath Julien was at the celebration to be part of the congratulatory spectators on this memorable occasion for Harry and […]

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CTV News – Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

June 17, 2016 | By Urban Poling

This CTV news clip features Harry McMurtry on his 500 Miles for Parkinson’s to raise funds for research and awareness about PD.   In this video clip, Harry is using ACTIVATOR poles which are often recommended by physios for their clients with PD as the poles have a direct impact on posture, gait pattern and arm […]

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Father’s Day Contest Winners

| By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Melissa and Toby who were selected as the winners of our Father’s Day contest.  A big thank you to Boomer Nutrition for their contribution to the prize package. Thank you also to everyone who entered the contest and Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! My grandfather inspires me to be […]

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Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Patent Pending

June 7, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Media Contact: Mandy Shintani managing director Urban Poling Inc. mandy@urbanpoling.com 877-499-7999 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Urban Poling Introduces the CoreGrip – Featuring Improved Ergonomics and Comfort [Vancouver, B.C. – June 7, 2016]—Urban Poling Inc., a national manufacturer and distributor of Nordic walking poles and accessories, announces the launch of its new CoreGrip (patent pending) handles. […]

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Enter Our Father’s Day Contest!

June 4, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Share a picture and tell us about an active and healthy male role model in your life.  He could win one of two Father’s Day Prize Packs! Each Prize Pack Contains: 2 Sets of Urban Poling Nordic Walking Poles, each with a carrying case; A $25 Starbuck’s Gift Card; A large tub of protein powder […]

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NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DIABETES AWARENESS DAY

May 2, 2016 | By Urban Poling

In Support of our partner, we would like to share with you this press release regarding the upcoming National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day this coming Friday.  2016_NADA_MEDIA_RELEASE

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 27, 2016 | By Urban Poling

April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month – Learn the Benefits of the ACTIVATOR program! Urban Poling is pleased to work with Parkinson Canada and support them in their mission in various regions across the country.  As always, Urban Poling representatives are happy to work with your organization or support group by either providing information on how […]

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10 reasons to love our poles

February 26, 2016 | By Urban Poling

 The ergonomic CoreGrips target your core Feel your abs tighten each time you push off and propel yourself forward with your poles. No pesky straps It’s easy to just grab-and-go with our strapless handles. No fussing with Velcro or adjusting of straps; Push off using the handles’ wide base. Prevent injuries that sometimes happen by […]

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3 Easy Ways to Prevent Falls and Stay Active

March 3, 2016 | By Urban Poling

If you have osteoporosis and a fear of falling, your first instinct may be to dial down the physical activity in your life. After all, there’s less risk of stumbling if you’re safely seated in a chair or car. Isn’t there? This kind of thinking is seriously outdated, says Fran Betts, district coordinator for the […]

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