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Free ACTIVATOR™ training for Physiotherapy Alberta members

October 17, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Motivate your clients while significantly improving treatment outcomes for balance, core strength, posture, endurance; reducing impact on lower extremities and joints; and promoting functional gait patterns. They have been instrumental in promoting an upright posture and a functional walking pattern compared to canes and walkers. In my opinion they facilitate rehabilitation and return patients to […]

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Markets Insider:March of Dimes Canada and Urban Poling partner up for World Stroke Day!

September 29, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Buy ACTIVATOR poles and donate to MODC’s Stroke Recovery Canada program TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Did you know that over 200 independent studies on PubMed have found Nordic walking poles help you strengthen your core, improve your posture and balance, and provide a more intensive workout than traditional walking? This kind of physical […]

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100 Years Young and still Urban Poling!

September 27, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Bea Husser will be celebrating her 100th birthday on September 30, 2017.  She was born and raised on a farm just north of Ashmont, Alberta.  She was introduced to Urban Pole walking by Alberta’s Master trainer, Susan Yackulic, when the Cloverdale Community league hosted some Try-It sessions about 4 years ago.  She continues to walk, […]

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Active Rehab for Strokes

September 13, 2017 | By Urban Poling

WORLD STROKE DAY October 29, 2017 Join us as we celebrate world stroke Day by promoting Active Living.  Register for one of our upcoming free Stroke Rehabilitation webinar for clients or our webinar for healthcare professionals. Evidence based studies clearly identify poling, with the proper training, as a healthy mode of physical activity suited for […]

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Toronto Star – Recovered spinal cord patient to run Scotiabank marathon

February 3, 2016 | By Urban Poling

“This is about the next me,” says Robert MacDonald, who plans to run a half-marathon after recovering from partial paralysis. William Suarez / Courtesy of the Toronto Rehab Foundation Robert MacDonald works out on a treadmill at the Lyndhurst Centre on Aug. 20, 2015. By: Stephen Spencer Davis Staff Reporter, Published on Fri Oct 16 […]

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John Fenton – 2015 Walk of Fame Winner

January 19, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Last year, we featured a walk of fame winner each month through our blog and social media who was nominated by one of our instructors, team members, or customers.  We had numerous submissions each month so the decisions were not always easy, and all of our Walk of Famers deserve to be commended for their […]

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FAQ

November 5, 2014 | By adminis

Our ergonomic handle was carefully designed to most effectively exercise all the body’s major muscles and develop “core fitness” as you are poling! The grip and technique have a focus on core muscles strengthening. The ergonomic design allows the user to apply a downward pressure on the wide base with their hand and wrist supported […]

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Conquering Kilimanjaro & Parkinson’s

October 15, 2010 | By Nadia

Urban Poling Inc. is proud to support Heather Pardon, who will be using a pair of our Activator poles on her climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2011. Heather is a member of the Kili Conquerors for Parkinson’s team. The team, headed by registered nurse and wellness expert Reta Currie, is using the Mount Kilimanjaro climb […]

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