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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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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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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It’s time to think about vitamin D again

We know vitamin D is essential for healthy bones, teeth and muscles.  But the benefits don’t stop there.  There’s been a steady stream of research indicating that the ‘sunshine vitamin’…

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Tick bites and Lyme disease – what you should know

A couple of weeks ago I found a tick.  Right under my bra strap.  I don’t like to think about how much of my body it must have crawled over to get…

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How good is your balance?

Balance is way more complicated than I’d ever thought: muscles, joints, the inner ear, eyes, brain and skin.  They must all work together through a constant process of position detection,…

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