Walk for Arthritis Training

What better way to get and stay fit than with a goal such as The Walk for Arthritis plus you are supporting a great cause with arthritis affecting over 6 million Canadians.

Join the Walk for Arthritis 2018 on June 2 & 3rd and start training today with the Urban Poling – Train UP for a 5 or 10 km Event.  This 10 week training program includes detailed weekly training plans and loads of tips.

Whether you suffer from joint pain or are wanting to get a better workout, Urban Poling (aka Nordic walking) is an evidence-based innovative activity which maximizes the health benefits of exercise.  Learn more about Urban Poling Active Living with Arthritis.

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Train UP for a 5 or 10km Event Download Weekly Plan

Urban Poling products are available online and at independent retail stores as well as select locations of these national retail chains.  Click on the Find a Retailer icon above to find a store near you.

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Provide variety in your routine, try double poling

Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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