Urban Poling is proud to be an awarding winning and 100% women-owned and operated Canadian company. Incorporated in 2005, it was one of the first companies to bring Urban Poling (generic name is Nordic walking) to Canada! Today as an international education centre & distributor, our high performance Urban and ACTIVATOR poles are found in 700+ stores and have been adopted as a therapy & fitness tool by more than 5000 graduates of our training programs including, diverse healthcare professionals and fitness instructors.
We are committed to helping people change their lives for the better and become healthier versions of themselves, no matter what their age or stage of life. It starts with a single step. Let us help you make it.
Active approaches including both specific and unspecific exercise are probably the most widely recommended treatment for patients with chronic low back pain but it is not known exactly which types of exercise provide the most benefit. Nordic Walking - power walking using ski poles - is a popular... Read more
Evidence based ACTIVATOR℗ Poles are revolutionizing rehabilitation. They are prescribed extensively in all continuums of health care as an effective alternative (or in conjunction) to canes and to reduce or delay the use of crutches and walkers (under the assessment of a therapist). Read more
Nordic walking is set to revolutionize rehabilitation and gait retraining in the USA supported by improved outcomes in 299 independent research studies published on PubMed. Outcomes include improved balance, increased gait speed and stride length, decreased gait variability, and the promotion of... Read more