Heart health matters

An exercise like Nordic walking can help reduce your risk of heart disease. It can also help you control your weight, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol and improve your mental…

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Keeping up with family and friends

I’ve just returned from a fabulous week in Cornwall.  The coastal paths there are beautiful and I loved walking them.  What struck me was the number of times I passed…

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Get waisted Nordic walking

A key area that many of our walkers want to trim is their waist.  Not only will this help you look great but, more importantly a slim middle has significant…

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One lightning strike and it’s all over

Oh calamity.  The morning started bright and sunny and 16 us from Bristol Nordic Walking piled into cars and headed to Cosmeston Country Park, Cardiff, for the fourth ever UK…

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How to use Nordic walking to trim, tone and lose inches

Gained a few inches over the Christmas holidays which you want to shift?  Whatever your shape, Nordic walking can help.  Here’s how.The BasicsYou do not have to lose weight to…

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Fancy cross-country skiing anyone?

Many of you will know the origins of Nordic walking.  It comes from cross-country skiing when, in the 1930s, the Finn elite cross-country skiers developed Nordic walking as their summer…

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Get fit, stay healthy

The government is seriously troubled about the state of the nation’s waistline and activity levels.  This year alone it has published five papers aimed at tackling obesity and encouraging people…

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Don’t stop at the top!

We had an impressive Nordic walk yesterday (Saturday) to the Observatory and back.  Everyone was on fine form and the 4.2km was easily achieved within the hour.  This surprised quite…

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