Urban Poling in the News: Susan Yackulic
June 6, 2014 | By Nadia
We wanted to share with you a video from CTV News Edmonton featuring one of our very own trainers, Susan Yackulic of Get Fit Personal Training! Susan is a new instructor, and here she is with her group on their first lesson together. The video is titled “Walkers in Cloverdale stepping out of comfort zone” – they’re trying something new, challenging themselves, and adopting a new way of staying active and experiencing their surroundings in Cloverdale! Even though they’re first-timers, we think Susan’s group looks amazing already. They look like naturals!
Susan also highlights how Urban Poling provides added stability and is beneficial for those looking for an activity that won’t put too much pressure on their joints. Meanwhile, some members of her group share their own reasons for why they love Urban Poling – take a look! Here is the link for the video, from the CTV News website: http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=376115&playlistId=1.1853805&binId=1.1203428&playlistPageNum=1
Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education