Walking can be a great way to get some low impact exercise in! walking with poles can be even better exercise AND more stable!
Here are the top 10 reasons you should try pole walking:
1. Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking
2. Increases cardiovascular benefit by up tp 22%
3. Incorporates up to 90% of all body muscles
4. Can help to eliminate back, shoulder and neck pain
5. Up to 30 % less impact on hip and knee joints
6. Helps to develop a more upright posture
7. Promotes relaxation and better sleep
8. Increases bone density to help prevent osteoporosis
9. Supports stress management
10. Helps to manage body weight and reduce body fat
Want a lesson? Have one of our Exercise Therapist’s show you next time you’re in!