Minimizing Risk of Falls with ACTIVATOR™ Poles

Join us for an in-depth review of the ACTIVATOR™ poles as they relate to minimizing factors associated with risk of falls. From their innovative design & patented Ergonomic Coregrip handles, the ACTIVATOR™ poles have been used to improve core strengthening, posture, walking tolerance and normalize gait patterns for clients. This webinar includes: Research Review on factors related to fall prevention, an overview of the ACTIVATOR™ Technique and lastly a look into the results of a newly published study out of Ste-Anne’s hospital, Montreal with individuals 80 years+ before and after a 12-week Nordic walking program with ACTIVATOR™ poles from co-author Liz Ferland

When: October 25th 2018
Speakers: Susan Yungblut & Liz Ferland
Time: 12:00-1:00pm EST

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Provide variety in your routine, try double poling

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

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