Is Nordic Walking the Best Exercise for Menopause?

Exercise and hormones The impact of exercise on our hormones should never be underestimated and this is particularly true for women during perimenopause and menopause. Many of us struggle with…

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Let’s Walk Festival with Vicky Welsh

Many of you will know the original founder of BBNW Vicky Welsh who has been quietly organising an exciting new project over the last 18 months – the Let’s Walk…

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Nordic walking and back pain

Have you ever suffered from the misery of back pain? If so you are not alone. Around 80% of people in the UK have experienced back pain at least once…

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Best Womens Waterproof Jackets For Walking

Walking and Nordic walking are two of the most effective and enjoyable exercises you can do, so it’s important you don’t let the weather put you off your stride. As it…

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The best Nordic walking poles

We’ve had a flurry of pole enquiries recently so we thought it time to post about what’s new, what’s popular and what’s the best pole for you.  Having your own…

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Best boots for walking / Nordic walking

What to look for when you buy walking shoes or boots Water resistant, breathable, flexible, comfortable, supportive, lightweight, grippy walking boots - it’s the Nordic walking equivalent of gold dust. …

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Best foot forward – what shoes to wear for Nordic walking

Tips when buying Nordic walking shoes and boots The grass is getting wetter and our feet are getting soggy!  Annoyingly some of our instructors have found their Gore-Tex walking shoes…

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Lorna Mason – Why I started Nordic Walking

Lorna Mason has been Nordic walking with us for over 5 years and we are delighted to say she has recently joined our instructor team. Lorna will be leading a…

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10 Tips To Increase Weight Loss When Walking

The global pandemic has stopped us in our tracks ... literally. The unsettling environment we find ourselves in can be truly demotivating when it comes to exercise and it's hardly…

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