December 11, 2014 | By Nadia
Gift Week – Libby Norris runs down presents for the Fit & Fabulous
Canada AM’s Fitness Expert, Libby Norris, selects the new Spirit Pole for their festive fit list!
Here’s an excerpt from the article:
“Functional fitness and body weight training are two strong trends in fitness. This is great news if you want to workout at home because there are amazing tools that are portable, inexpensive and don’t take up much space. Gone are the days of glorified laundry holders, choose from a variety of fabulous fit tools including the following:
Nordic Walking Poles – we featured Special Edition Urban Poling “Spirit Poles” featuring Aboriginal Art”
Click here to read the full article or watch the TV segment.
For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education