Hot weather walking advice

Keep cool and carry on Nordic walking Walking in the UK is normally a cool affair, so when the temperature rises it often takes us by surprise. When it looks…

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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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