Does Nordic walking improve sleep?

The relationship between exercise and sleep has been widely investigated over the years and it’s become obvious that sleep and exercise have a symbiotic relationship. So how can having a…

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How to breathe better when Nordic walking

Danny Adams is a Sports Chiropractor and mobility specialist at the Bristol Chiropractic Sports and Family Clinic on Kellaway Avenue. We asked him about the importance of breathing correctly while…

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Am I too old to start Nordic walking?

 Much is written about what it means to be physically fit, but what does it mean for you?  I’m guessing it might include things like: Walking with friends and family/ up…

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How much should I exercise?

Last month the UK’s chief medical officers published new guidelines on physical activity to reflect the latest scientific evidence.  Their previous guidelines were published in 2011 but since then the evidence…

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The benefits of long distance walking

Our Bristol Nordic walkers seem to love distance walking challenges.  The super-long Camino de Santiago trail, Offers Dyke, Cotswold Way, Bath Beat, South Wales Three Peaks, West Highland Way… and…

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Best leg stretches after walking

Many of you have been increasing the length of your walks recently leading up to the Bath Beat.  We are also heading into the Spring and Summer, a popular time…

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