What our Walkers Say
Clear & Encouraging
Very clear and encouraging instruction from Ros. I’m hooked after my first walk! I absolutely loved it, and it was very mindful. I noticed after my first walk, my chest and spine has also increased flexibility. I will definitely recommend you give it a try.
Interesting, challenging and fun.
Having led a fairly sedentary life apart from a bit of fair-weather walking and gardening, I thought it was about time I started to increase my fitness and strength. I don’t play sports, don’t fancy going to gyms or swimming pools but I wanted to try something new. I signed up for a Nordic Walking Beginners Workshop, on impulse, and it surprised me. I found that it is not as easy as it looks but, with the encouragement of a skilled Instructor like Ros, I learned the basic techniques within an hour. I became motivated to improve my posture and used upper body muscles that had been neglected for decades! I went home and booked 5 sessions at the special Beginners rate. I am thoroughly enjoying them in the company of the other Nordic Walkers, who are friendly and supportive to an inexperienced newcomer like me. It will take some time for me to become proficient with my poles but the instructors (Rachael and Patsy so far) make each session interesting, challenging and fun. As a measure of how good it makes me feel is that I have turned up despite high winds and pouring rain – unheard of for me! Read more “Interesting, challenging and fun.”
Totally Hooked !
I had always wanted to run but never really enjoyed it. Then I heard about Nordic walking on the radio and thought I would give it a try. So I booked onto a beginners workshop and was hooked. I have been Nordic walking for 5 years now and love it. I signed up for the two walks a week membership option, because I knew if I didn’t, I would find excuses to not fit walks into my hectic schedule. I have been on a lot of really interesting and beautiful walks I would probably never done on my own. I now enjoy being outside more than in, even in the rain! I have met some very interesting people, and made many new friends along the way. Read more “Totally Hooked !”
Friendly & Welcoming
I really enjoy Nordic Walking. It is so enjoyable to do an exercise outside and appreciate nature at the same time. I feel we have a general body workout. Also the instructor and other walkers are friendly and welcoming.
A great way to get fit and be sociable
I joined BNW over 3 years ago and it has been brilliant at improving my fitness, posture and core strength. I have made new friends who I have been able to walk with during various lockdowns, which has kept me fit and sane !! They have also organised great trips away in the past, which will hopefully restart in the future
It is a great way to get fit and be sociable Read more “A great way to get fit and be sociable”
Excellent, helpful and supportive.
I started Nordic walking in July 2020 to improve my fitness.
I thoroughly enjoy the sessions.
The instructors in Bath are excellent, very helpful and supportive
Simply Awesome !
I should really write 2 reviews: one for the sport of Nordic Walking, which is simply awesome and so good for you, and one for Bristol Nordic Walking who put on amazing walks in great places. Seriously, if you want to get fit without injuring yourself, meet some lovely people and spend lots of time outside, this is the sport for you. I highly recommend it! Read more “Simply Awesome !”