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10 Ways to Meet your Fitness Goals with Urban Poles!

April 21, 2015 | By Nadia

Need some motivation to be the healthiest you can be? Need a quick and fun way to workout 90% of the muscles in your body? Here’s ten suggestions to get you back on the track to health and fitness goals, courtesy of your Urban Poles! Start Now. There’s never a better time than the present […]

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Spring Into Action with UP & Dynamic Stretching

April 20, 2015 | By Nadia

With the warmer weather approaching, people begin to be more active once again and participate in more exercise. This is great! It is important to remember that muscles need to be warmed up and stretched before starting an exercise session. A warm-up/stretch combination helps prevent injury and increases exercise performance. However, stretching should only be […]

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April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month – Learn the Benefits of the ACTIVATOR program!

April 15, 2015 | By Nadia

As this is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month we wanted to share with everyone the many benefits that the Urban Poling ACTIVATOR program offers.  Health professionals are recommending the ACTIVATOR™ poles for Parkinson’s clients as research studies clearly show walking with poles is an effective, safe and enjoyable physical activity*. Physical activity, such as walking with […]

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Caregivers Solution Magazine

September 1, 2014 | By Nadia

Five Easy Ways to Prevent Fall and Stay Active If you have osteoporosis and a fear of falling, your first instinct might be to dial down the physical activity in your life.  That type of thinking is decades old say Cathy McNorgan.  Try Nordic walking. Weight bearing activity, core muscle strengthening, improving balance and attention to […]

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Globe and Mail

June 20, 2011 | By Nadia

Take Walking Up a Notch The activity exploded across Europe in the 1990s and has grown to the point where today more than 20 per cent of Finns and about 10-15 million Germans regularly pole walk.  “I’ve never been an athlete,” says Ms. Keene, who lives in Toronto and heads out pole walking five or […]

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Okotoks Western Wheel & Vulcan Adocate

May 21, 2014 | By Nadia

Residents hooked on Urban Poling A group of ladies with the Okotoks Public Library’s urban poling walking groups walk along Sheep River. McEarchern said she was hooked on urban pole walking in just one day. Although it was difficult to get use to the movements in the beginning, she got the hand of it in a […]

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CTV News – Edmonton

August 1, 2014 | By Nadia

Walkers in Cloverdale stepping out of comfort zone New trend getting people out exploring their environment!  It is going to get really big in Canada. Click here to see full news video segment.

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Directions Magazine – BC

December 1, 2014 | By Nadia

Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Physiotherapist Dolores Langford was a keen early adopter when ACTIVATOR walking poles were introduced to the BC physiotherapy community several year ago. “I immediately understood the benefits that the poles could offer to some of my clients as an alternative to canes, crutches and sometimes even walkers”.  Click here to read […]

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Urban Poling Together + Movement Up-Coming Events!

April 12, 2015 | By Nadia

Once again Urban Poling will be participating in three major events this year including the Vancouver Sun Run, The World Partnership Walk and The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada – Walk of Life. Each of these events are unique and near and dear to our hearts for different reasons which we will share with you.  […]

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Urban Poling in Quebec!

April 9, 2015 | By Nadia

We are thrilled to announce that Urban Poling is making its first real entry into the Quebec market place through the West Island Cardiac Rehab Program! This connection was fundamentally driven through our partnership with the Cardiac Health Foundation . If you are in the area we invite you to join us for the West Island […]

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