Seniors’ Month – Start Something New

June 6, 2018 | By Urban Poling

This June is Ontario’s 34th annual Seniors’ Month.  During this month, seniors across Ontario are recognized and communities are encouraged to hold events for seniors to be social and active.   This year’s theme is: “Now’s the time to start something new”. Well if you have never heard about or tried Urban Poling aka Nordic Walking, […]

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Gifting Mom with Love

May 4, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Mothers Day is just around the corner and although we are firm believers in appreciating Moms all year round, Mothers day is a good opportunity to show her some extra special love! Now if you’re wondering how you can show mom how you care, consider planning a fun filled day for her. This could be […]

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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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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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Silver Skate Festival

January 19, 2018 | By Urban Poling

The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Edmonton. Urban poling is very excited to announce that we will be at the Silver Skate Festival providing Nordic Walking 101 sessions in Hawrelak Park, […]

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Join Urban Poling at SunFit2018

December 20, 2017 | By Urban Poling

     Escape the chill of winter and join us as Urban Poling heads south to the sunny beaches of Cancun, Mexico.      We have partnered with LA Travel Group to bring you the ultimate health and wellness experience with our very own, Barb Gormley, Urban Poling Instructor and Master Trainer.         […]

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Pump it UP for World Heart Day

September 29, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Did you know that physical inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)? Well, today (September 29th) is World Heart Day and Urban Poling Inc. is so glad to play an active role in minimizing CVD risk globally! Nordic Walking is researched backed to get your heart pumping. In addition, it is one […]

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