Urban Poling Instructor Certification Course – Chapter 4

Warm-ups, Cooldowns, Muscle Conditioning & High-Intensity Exercises


Optional: Workout Videos
Please be advised that some of the exercises shown in this video require advanced levels of physical fitness. If you are unsure of the physical capabilities of yourself or a client be cautious about performing these exercises and try to increase balance support to prevent injury.

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Resources

Read the following manual chapters – Teaching Techniques, Other Program Ideas,  Appendix- Exercises

Going uphill

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

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