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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Canadian Centre for Activity & Aging (CCAA) and Urban Poling Inc.

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

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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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Book Launch: The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

August 23, 2017 | By Urban Poling

[Vancouver, B.C. – August 15, 2017]—“How long should my poles be?” “Which style of poles is best for me?” “Can you help me with my technique?” “How can I increase the workout intensity?” At Urban Poling Inc. we respond to questions like this every day via our website and social media platforms. Our website is […]

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Urban Poling Inc Receives Global Recognition Through Award Nomination!

July 4, 2017 | By Urban Poling

We are thrilled to announce that Urban Poling Inc. has received a nomination for the Sport & Nutrition Awards 2017, hosted by GHP and in partnership with LUX, within the category of Sporting Goods – Retail. To be nominated our company has been deemed to offer high quality support and services to our clients/customers and […]

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150 Great Canadian Hikes Contest Winners

April 28, 2017 | By Urban Poling

We are excited to announce the entries for our 150 Great Canadian Hikes Contest highlighting some of your favourite trails, parks and conservation areas to explore while enjoying the great outdoors. Since the trails are all equally beautiful, scenic and uniquely captivating in their own way, they are listed in random order but organized by […]

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Spring UP Fever Hits Alberta

April 18, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Never has there been so much UP activity in Alberta!  It started in mid-March, a few days before spring officially arrived with the opportunity to provide training to 45 members of the provincial Alberta Health Services Health Promotion Team gathered in Calgary.   A dynamite team of instructors including Susan Yackulic (Edmonton), Deborah Foley (Canmore) and […]

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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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Walk more! Putting one foot in front of the other more often could change health outcomes for millions.

July 4, 2016 | By Catherine Cameron

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walk more! Putting one foot in front of the other more often could change health outcomes for millions. TORONTO (ONTARIO) July 4, 2016 – Millions of Canadians pop pills for conditions that could be prevented, helped, or even cured through regular exercise. The magic prescription? Walking. “Canadians have long undervalued walking,” says […]

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