This 35-minute online practical course features 20+ exercises that you can add to your Urban Poling classes to instruct students in techniques to improve strength, balance and ROM. Pick up your poles and practice these exercises with easy-to-follow instructions from Barb Gormley.
Creator: Barb Gormley, personal trainer with her own business, CustomFit, health/fitness writer and Director of Education with Urban Poling Inc.
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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