Step UP Training
This training package has everything to Start Off the Season on the Right Foot!
Please consult your health care professional before using the poles and this program if you currently use a cane or walker, have any medical condition which affects your balance, stability, grip strength, vision, depth judgement or coordination, or if you are currently recovering from an injury or surgery. Urban Poling and it’s employees and representatives do not accept any liability for the information presented in this program or any damages.
First, let’s learn the technique. For the Series 300, 4Life Poles or Adventure Series click on the Urban Poling technique. If you have ACTIVATOR™ poles, click on ACTIVATOR™ technique. These instructions are also on the website under ‘Getting Started’.
Now you are ready to start training with one or all of these programs including a sneak peak at Golf: UP your Game.Train UP for 5/10 km Event UP Stretches Galore UP Yoga Golf: UP your Game
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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