December 31, 2012 | By Nadia
One proponent of Urban Poling is Lynn Kanuka, who is best known for her bronze medal performance at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984. “I think I’m stronger in my running at this stage of my life because of my Nordic walking,” she says. “I’ve never enjoyed my own walking or running more.” Read more
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.