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The Wendi Paterson Award

December 11, 2018 | By Urban Poling

This year, we will be launching a new award to recognize an instructor who has gone over and beyond to promote Urban Poling and active living within their community.  This award, similar to our Trailblazer award, is being given in honour of Wendi Paterson, who sadly,  passed away this past February to cancer. Wendi was […]

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Healthy Gift Giving

November 23, 2018 | By Urban Poling

With the Christmas season fast approaching, and as you start to contemplate what you would like to give your loved one, please consider the benefit of healthy gift giving. Instead of getting your friends and family gift cards to their favorite store or restaurants, instead consider giving them something they can use throughout their life. […]

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Tipping the Scales with Urban Poling! – National Diabetes Awareness Month

November 15, 2018 | By Urban Poling

November is National Diabetes Awareness month and the role of lifestyle intervention is as ever, one of, if not the most, important forms of prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes that we all have within our control.  Regular physical activity helps to regulate blood glucose and increase insulin sensitivity. The more muscles that are […]

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Lets talk about your Bone Health – Osteoporosis Month

November 7, 2018 | By Urban Poling

November is Osteoporosis Month, but what exactly is Osteoporosis? Most people know that it has to do with the weakening of your bones, but there is more to it than that. Osteoporosis occurs when the human body either loses bone, doesn’t create enough, or there is a combination of both. The result is the weakening […]

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Fall Prevention Month

November 5, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Falling itself isn’t always a bad thing, some of us even pay to fall! Activities like bungee jumping, sky diving or even roller coasters give us the sense of falling without the negative consequences associated with it. It’s when falling is out of our control and we are unable to catch ourselves which results in […]

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How Exercise can help with your Mental Health

October 22, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Every year 1 in 5 Canadians will experience some form of mental illness in their life time. While every Canadian will be indirectly affected by it at least once in their life time whether it is through family, friends, or coworkers. October 1st is the start of Mental Health Awareness week, it is never too late […]

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Walking Saves Lives – World Stroke Day in Partnership with the March of Dimes Canada

October 1, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We are proud to be partnered once again with the March of Dimes Canada in expanding the awareness of the benefits of physical activity, namely walking, in both the prevention and rehabilitation of strokes.  Strokes touch people of all ages and stages and the March of Dimes is helping to support stroke survivors and their families through […]

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The Benefits of Exercise on Alzheimer’s Disease

September 24, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We have all seen the commercials regarding dementia, hear of it from a friend or co-worker or may have even known a loved one who suffered from it. Given that it is international Alzheimer’s month, let’s talk about and get to know the disease that effects more than 7 hundred thousand Canadians today. Alzheimer’s in […]

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Press Release – Patent Approved

September 11, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Contact: Mandy Shintani Urban Poling Inc mandy@urbanpoling.com Date:  September 12, 2018 Urban Poling Inc is please to announce that both the Industrial Design Patent for the CoreGrip in Canada, Australia, UK and US (pending) and the Utility Patent for the ACTIVATOR Poles with the International Patent Office have been approved.  Over the past 6 years, […]

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Movement Inspiration

August 22, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Unsure of how to become more mindful about your physical activity? Struggling to find your story and reason behind your physically active behavior? The Why I Move Project is your answer. Originating in Edmonton in 2013, the Why I Move Project is a social experiment with the mission to answer the question of why you […]

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