Alberta Cancer Foundation’s LEAP Magazine
January 7, 2016 | By Urban Poling
A Pole Up- Article by LEAP Magazine
We are proud to announce the release of LEAP Magazine’s article “A Pole Up” that focuses on the benefits of Nordic Walking not just for healthy individuals but for cancer patients as well. It features our Urban Poling ambassador Mandy Johnson and highlights research done on the positive effects poling can have for cancer patients and people of all ages and activity levels.
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.