Canadian Living Magazine – Urban Poling
September 17, 2011 | By Nadia
Nordic-Walk Your Way to Weight Loss ~by Cheryl Embrett
We thought you’d be interested in this feature article, “Nordic-Walk Your Way to Weight Loss,” just published in Canadian Living magazine. It’s an inspiring first-person story from an Urban Poling class participant and former marathon runner who has fallen in love with poling.
“After four months of walking three or four times a week in all kinds of weather, I’ve lost 10 pounds, my arms are more toned, and I feel re-energized,” says the author Cheryl Embrett.
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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