Pole Walking - Metabolic Training Spring Session 2019 Register Thunder Bay 55 +
Spring Session April 3 - May 15
Every Wednesday 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Course Description: We will be learning how to use walking poles, with proper techniques, Specific Warm-ups for pole walking, Learn to train heart - how to progress regardless of level, training to your metabolic rate, always include, cool down and proper stretching.
We will go to a variety of places and discuss as a group each to form the best plan.
Note: some modifications will be address to ensure all comfortable with where we will be going each week.
The walks will be progressive with proper technique and form always looked at. Working in pairs or small groups for safety. As confidence increases will work on challenges to increase speed, time with perfect form and distance.
Open to all interested in a walking program that makes a difference, has a social aspect for FUN and Safe
Will cover the introduction to walking poles, proper height for each individual, warm-ups & cool downs, proper techniques for both feet legs and arms. How to elevate heart to your metabolic rate. This will help decreasing fats, increasing cardiovascular & muscular strength and endurance safely.
Will go out side for the pole walking discovering new walking trails around the centre and city. Dress for the weather. Improves upper body strength & increased heart rate.
FTF Level – C
• Improve your walking endurance as you discover new walking trails
Thunder Bay 55 +
If you are ever asked about a refund for withdrawing from your classes, here is our policy
for your information. We ask that participants please speak to the office staff or call the
Centre (684-3066) before the beginning of the THIRD class to receive a full refund.
Refunds for medical reasons only will be granted after the second class and will be
Full Refund (will only be issued for the following reasons): If a participant is withdrawing
before the first 2 classes; or if the class has to be cancelled; then a full refund will be issued
using the original method of payment. If registration was paid for using a credit card, a
refund will be issued back to the same credit card and can take up to 2 weeks to process. If
a registration was paid for using cash, cheque or debit, the refund will be in the form of a
cheque from the City of Thunder Bay and it can take approximately 2-3 weeks to process.
NO refunds will be issued if the withdrawal brings the number of people in the class
below the minimum number needed to run the class.
NO refunds will be issued for Punch Cards that have been used. They are good for 1
full year from time of issue.
Learn the basics:
Foot posture & stride
Proper pole height (centre has each will be set up name one poles so will always be ready for you.
- proper body alignment & techniques
- heart rate
- setting goals
Cool downs & stretching
provides sports training, physical training, fitness, nutrition and other
information, applications, and content published over the Internet and is
intended only to assist users in their personal physical fitness, nutrition and
sports efforts. 1BPTS is not a medical organization and cannot - and does not -
give you medical advice or a medical diagnosis. Nothing contained in this
Website should be construed as medical advice or a medical diagnosis. The
information and reports generated by 1BPTS should not be interpreted as a
substitute for physician consultation, evaluation, treatment, or good sense and
personal judgment about one's own condition.
The risk of injury from participation in a fitness regimen and/or from the performance of any exercise is significant, including the potential for catastrophic injury or death. You should and must consult a medical professional before undertaking any fitness regimen or exercise program, including any exercises or techniques set forth or described on this Website. The text, pictures, and description set forth in this Website is for educational purposes only (e.g., the information illustrates and explains various fitness-related and exercise techniques and concepts) and does NOT advise that you or any other particular Website user undertake or perform any particular technique or exercise. You agree that you will not undertake or perform any exercise or technique described in this Website until and unless you consult with and are cleared by a medical doctor in relation to such participation.