Taking steps to fitness during Edmonton’s winter
January 13, 2016 | By Urban Poling
Edmonton Master Trainer Susan Yackulic who owns Get Fit Personal Training talks about how she discovered Nordic Walking last fall, and how she soon became a facilitator for Urban Poling! She mentions that a step to keeping fit even during the winter time is Urban Poling as it is a year-round activity that works 90 per cent of the body’s muscles and is good for all fitness and skill levels.
Susan introduced the activity to Edmonton’s new Health Minister, Sarah Hoffman who is seen here using the Urban Poles! Read the article to find more tips on how to stay active during the winter and using the poles!
Urban PolingCo-directors Mandy Shintani and Diana Oliver are women at different stages of life with very different professional backgrounds, yet they share a dream – to help others realize the many benefits Urban Poling has given to them.
Walking with poles can help reduce fatigue during and after cancer treatment and has proven beneficial to those in breast cancer rehab. To read more about the research that supports the benefits of Nordic walking for cancer patients, visit the Your Health section of our website.