Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – September

September 3, 2019 | By Urban Poling

For this month’s Wendi Paterson Award winners we would like to acknowledge two inspiring personalities, Katherine Combaluzier and Lorene Hughes, owner of Scary Bunny Be Fit who have truly shown what it means to rise strong. Congratulations ladies for being such strong role models! Lorene Hughes Lorene Hughes is the owner of Scary Bunny Be Fit and operates […]

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The Power of Active Living Outdoors – Trees Mend Us

August 8, 2019 | By Urban Poling

On September 12th@ 12pm EST we will be hosting a webinar with a retired nurse who has chronic health conditions (systemic lupus & rheumatoid arthritis), is an Urban poling enthusiast, and a soon-to-be published author, Verla Fortier! Verla is a big advocate for spending time outside in nature with trees and conducts research on how […]

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The Power of UP In Your Community: Community Leaders Share Their Experiences

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Join us on September 25th @ 12pm EST for an exciting and informative session on how Urban Poling has made a positive impact in the community straight from the voices of five amazing guest speakers! Over the years we have heard several examples of how all kinds of people from different walks of life have reaped […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – August

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This month we would like to acknowledge Verla Fortier and Mr. & Mrs. Camacho for being the recipients of our Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award.  We congratulate them both (rather all three!) for achieving great success with pole walking and inspiring others to do the same. Verla Fortier Verla is a 65 year old retired nurse living […]

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Active Living for Orthopaedic Rehab

July 10, 2019 | By Urban Poling

ACTIVATOR ℗ Poles are an evidence-based, patented tool that is revolutionizing rehabilitation. Prescribed extensively across all continuums of healthcare for therapy and for the reduction of passive mobility device use, such as canes, crutches and walkers (when appropriate). Learn how the ACTIVATOR Poles can benefit individuals with hip and knee conditions, such as osteoarthritis and those who […]

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Go Where The Poles Take You!

July 8, 2019 | By Urban Poling

When travelling near or far, few would argue that the best way to experience new destinations is by self-propelled means.  Walking tours are an especially intimate, interactive and sensual way to experience the world. Whether it be an urban stroll, a wilderness hike, or an epic pilgrimage, Urban Poling powers up your walking activity. So […]

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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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Holiday Newsletter 2017

November 23, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Be sure to take advantage of our Black Friday Sale, with buy one get one 50% off poles and accessories.  Start your holiday shopping with Urban Poles and stocking stuffers such as replacement tips, snow baskets and The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking. Barb Gormley, the author of this book, was recently featured in The […]

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Be a Long-Weekend Warrior

May 19, 2017 | By Gabriella De Nino

It seems like just yesterday we were writing down our new-year resolutions which may have included goals along the lines of “being more active/adventurous”…Well, this upcoming May 24 Long-Weekend may just be the perfect opportunity for you check a few things off of your resolution bucket list. We are so lucky to live in a […]

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Father’s Day Contest Winners

June 17, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to Melissa and Toby who were selected as the winners of our Father’s Day contest.  A big thank you to Boomer Nutrition for their contribution to the prize package. Thank you also to everyone who entered the contest and Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! My grandfather inspires me to be […]

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