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.
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Effects of Nordic walking on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, impaired or normal glucose tolerance.\nNordic walking improved anthropometric measurements and exercise capacity. However, unsupervised Nordic walking may not provide a sufficient increase in... Read more
The Parkinson’s Foundation has released new guidelines for exercises for individuals with Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s is a movement disorder which causes diverse symptoms which develop often slowly over time. Exercise can help to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s and in some cases slow the... Read more
This study compares the effects of Nordic walking training and Free walk on functional parameters and functional mobility of Parkinson's disease patients. It was concluded that Nordic Walking improves functional parameters and walking mobility demonstrating that Nordic Walking is as effective as... Read more