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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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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