Our Health & Fitness Allies

Keenfit joins with others to impact our society’s health & fitness

Keenfit – The Pole Walking Company is always looking for health & fitness allies to align itself with. Other companies, groups, organizations or associations that have similar health & fitness goals – that want to help make a difference in the level of society’s health & fitness today. We partner together to help educate, inspire, motivate and support people at all levels of health and fitness to be responsible for their own health and help them understand how it impacts not just their lives but the lives of everyone around them.

Below are some of the Health & Fitness Allies that we work together with to Help Raise the Fitness level of North America:

LLU (Loma Linda University Medical Center)

“Loma Linda University is a coeducational Health Sciences University located in Loma Linda, California, United States. Committed to further the healing and teaching “to make man whole” by applying biological, behavioral, physical, and environmental science knowledge to health and disease. All while providing comprehensive, competent and compassionate health care for the whole person.”

 


Osteoporosis Canada

“Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. The organization works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.”

 

 


CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Project)

“The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) – formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project – is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle modifications. The goal is to lower blood cholesterol, hypertension, and blood sugar levels and reduce excess weight.”

 


Arthritis Society

“The Arthritis Society, has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years, and is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis.”

 

 


SOSBIS (South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society)

“South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society, is a non-profit organization made up of brain injured people, family members, and professionals dedicated to assisting survivors and families to achieve the greatest level of independence and quality of life.”

 

 


Inspire Health

“Inspire Health, has a goal to provide the best care possible for people living with a diagnosis of cancer, and we will work together with you, your family doctor and oncologist. We are a not-for-profit and no referral is required. ”

 

 


Pole Walking helps provide the Adventure & Companionship I so enjoy

At 61, keeping fit is important – so I tried the 30 minute circuit and the gym with the guidance... View Article

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Pole Walking helps provide the Adventure & Companionship I so enjoy

At 61, keeping fit is important – so I tried the 30 minute circuit and the gym with the guidance of a personal trainer. They both helped with body toning and some weight reduction, but they lacked the adventure and companionship I so enjoy.

Then I heard mentioned, from my personal trainer, that “Pole Walking” was an option I should consider to maintain my fitness. It allowed me to take my fitness outdoors without the risk of joint damage and it gives me new and exciting scenery based on where I walk. It allows me to comfortably visit with other walkers and it’s keeping me fit.

For the past 2 years, I have suffered with rotator cuff pain – this pain is now reduced by exercising the necessary muscles and not pushing myself like I have done in the past at the 30 minute circuit and gym. A plus, my husband, at 68, has just bought his first pair and we enjoy our active walks together!

Nancy – age 61
British Columbia – CA