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For all ages and all seasons: These trek poles provide added security on all types of terrain. (Photo: Getty)
Daily movement is key as we age. But we also need to take extra care to prevent injury. Various props make that easier: blocks and bolsters for yoga; adequate padding for sit-ups; and trekking poles for the great outdoors. Not just for hikers, trekking poles can make everyone feel more sure-footed, upping the enjoyment of walking all year long. They’re an underrated tool that can keep you safe and active as you age.
The TrailBuddy Collapsible Hiking Poles have more than 30,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. Ideal for balance and traction, these well-crafted poles help you keep your pace while strolling or climbing, on all sorts of terrain and in any weather. Lightweight and collapsible, they’re as easy to store as they are to use. And at only $32 with the on-page coupon (originally $40), they may just be the best investment you make in your health this year.
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$32 with on-page coupon
$40 at Amazon
TrailBuddy Poles are made from high-quality aluminum, with ergonomic cork handles. At the bottom are “snow fences,” circular pieces that lend extra security on dirt or in snow. The poles securely lock into place and can be extended up to 54 inches in seconds — so anyone in your home can use them. A handy carrying case (included) keeps everything together.
Says one fan: “I have bad knees and have greatly missed being up to go down the slope from our home to the lake without fear of losing my balance and falling. These poles have made all of the difference in my ability to make the walk with confidence and with less pain.”