Pre-Hab & Urban Poling: the Secret to Speedy Post-Surgery Recovery

March 3, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Before her hip replacement surgery last year Wendy Crean, couldn’t manage a stroll around the block, and grocery shopping was out of the question. “Walking felt like torture,” says the 70-year-old retired nurse from Toronto. But just three months post-surgery, her health and mobility have skyrocketed. She is pain-free and back to leading an active […]

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Walk of Fame Contest – Bonnie Lindsay

April 28, 2015 | By Nadia

Osteoarthritis sidelined me 25 years ago; no more running, no more downhill skiing. I eventually lost so much range of motion I couldn’t ride a bike. Eventually, once I was considered ‘old enough’, I had first one knee, then the other replaced. Both surgeries were very successful, but still no running, no downhill skiing, and […]

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Research

March 16, 2015 | By Urban Poling

Research Summary Health Benefits of Nordic Walking:  A Systematic Review Includes 41 studies. Tschentscher, 2013 8 Independent Studies Utilizing ACTIVATORTM Poles & Urban Poling  in Canada & UK Activator & Urban Poling Studies in Canada & UK Aug 2017 Back Pain Supervised and non-supervised Nordic walking in the treatment of chronic low back pain a single blind randomized clinical trial. For pain, […]

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Which poles are for you?

February 6, 2015 | By Urban Poling

  Urban Poles for Fitness Looking for a more intense workout over regular walking? Choose between:  Series 300, pink 4Life, Spirit Poles or our 3-sectional poles for travel:  Adventure Series Our Urban fitness poles burn more calories, tone your core and at the same time take pressure off your lower joints.  Versatile for for hiking, […]

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