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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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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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A Stroll in the Byward Market

July 25, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling Ambassador, Nina LePage spent a lovely morning with CTV News in the heart of Ottawa’s Byward Market. It was here where Nina had the opportunity to demonstrate the 3 P’s of Urban Poling: Plant, Push, Propel as well as discuss the many benefits to the activity. Nina touched on some of the features of Urban Poles […]

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Canadian Physiotherapy Association Conference

June 13, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is proud to announce that we will be at the upcoming Canadian Physiotherapy Association Conference at the Palais des congrès de MontrĂ©al, from November 1 to 3, 2018.  Find out more about latest research on the health benefits of Urban Poling (Nordic Walking) by checking out our poster presentation and get an at […]

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Join us at 5 National Conferences this Month

June 8, 2018 | By Urban Poling

We are excited to be presenting at these 5 national conferences in June. Urban Poling & ACTIVATOR™ Ultimate Certification Course with Jessica Lewgood & Gabriella De Nino at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) pre-conference workshop on June 7th. A big thank you to the CCAA for hosting the conference and thanks to Jessica and Gabby for the amazing workshop.  As you […]

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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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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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ACTIVATOR & Urban Poling Course – Canadian Centre of Activity and Aging

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 ACTIVATOR & Urban Poling Combination Course! The course features all of our highly requested learning tools […]

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The Canadian Physiotherapy Association recognizes Urban Poling as a “Big Boost to your Health”

December 7, 2017 | By Urban Poling

A newly published article featured on the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA) blog titled “What Type of Walking Offers a Big Boost To Your Health” discusses the ins and outs of Nordic Walking, highlights the many benefits and even debunks common misconceptions of the sport. Here is a brief excerpt from the article highlighting the difference between Nordic […]

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Markets Insider:March of Dimes Canada and Urban Poling partner up for World Stroke Day!

September 29, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Buy ACTIVATOR poles and donate to MODC’s Stroke Recovery Canada program TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Did you know that over 200 independent studies on PubMed have found Nordic walking poles help you strengthen your core, improve your posture and balance, and provide a more intensive workout than traditional walking? This kind of physical […]

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