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How much has the use of walking poles grown in the U.S.?

Walking poles, also known as trekking poles or hiking poles, are becoming more popular among hikers, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts in the U.S. According to some estimates, sales of trekking poles increased 75 percent from 2007 to 2008, and another 13 percent from 2009 to 2010. Based on our unscientific observations, we think that growth has continued yearly for quite some time now. However, the exact number of people who use walking poles in the U.S. is not easy to find, as there is no official survey or census on this topic. One estimate from 2016 suggested that about 10 million Americans use walking poles regularly, but this may have changed since then.

Some of the benefits of using walking poles include improved balance, stability, muscle strength, calorie burning, and reduced stress on the joints. We could not agree more...Let's Get Out There!

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