A minimum of 10% of your purchase will be donated to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
We are pleased to be partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer and to be able to share information about our evidence based program for those living with breast cancer. Breast cancer survivors and thrivers who have embraced our program have found it to be helpful to them, for both mind and body benefits, through their journey.
Elisa Frasier, Physical Therapist, Living Well Center Oncology Program Leader, York Hospital, Maine USA.
Evidence-based studies identify urban poling (Nordic walking) as a healthy mode of physical activity suited for improving quality of life, with the proper training. There are currently 18 independent studies, as well as over 300 studies (PubMed.com), nine of which relate to breast cancer, which show the beneficial effects of Nordic walking.
Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research (9 studies on Nordic Walking for Breast Cancer – Reuters Health).