Fight Diabetes Course for Professionals – Section 4

Safety

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Resources

For safety guidelines for Urban Poling with diabetes click here

For CDA guidelines on the benefits of physical activity click here

Going uphill

Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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