The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

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Price: $14.99   $10.99 book launch special

by Barb Gormley

This engaging 76-page full-colour digital guide is packed full of information for beginner, intermediate and advanced Nordic walkers. Topics include: how to set up your poles; proper Nordic walking technique; technique troubleshooting; what to wear; the top 20 FAQs; how to pick up the pace; train for a 5K; motivational stories from newbie and experienced Nordic walkers, and much more. Fitness expert, Urban Poling director of education and professional writer Barb Gormley offers loads of tips, tricks and resources to help make your Nordic walking experiences fun and effective.

This book is not intended for ACTIVATOR Pole users (i.e. balance and rehab use),



Specs for The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

Format:  e-book
pages: 76
Full colour
Publication date: Sept 2017

  • Loved the FAQ article, especially the question that described the difference between hiking poles and Nordic walking poles and hiking and Nordic walking.

    Sue, Washago, Ont.

    - Sue

  • This book is a fantastic resource. So easy to understand, lots of inspirational stories and great photos!

    Sue, Duncan, B.C.

    - Sue

  • Love the book! Nice balance of useful info and personal stories. Well done!

    - Lynn

  • WOW!  Excellent publication.  Congratulations to all who were involved in producing this.

    - Susan Yackulic, Edmonton

  • Love the book!  Great tips, great layout that is very attractive and easy to read, great photos.

    - Mandy Johnson, Canmore

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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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