Fight Diabetes Course for Professionals – Section 5

How to Use the Poles

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Resources

For an explanation of how to use a StepsCount Pedometer click here

For a poster detailing the correct Urban Poling technique click here

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT

 

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