What is the Pelvic Floor?

Our Guest blog this week is by Fiona Morgan, Woman's Health Physiotherapist, MCSP, HCPC. Fiona from Clifton Physiotherapy is originally from South Africa and has been working in the area of women's health…

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Get your life back – How to manage arthritis

We know that many of you are managing arthritis.  Indeed it was autoimmune arthritis that helped lead Vicky to discover Nordic walking and set up Bristol Nordic Walking in the…

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9 benefits of Nordic walking

What does Nordic walking do for you? Whether you want to shed a few pounds, increase your fitness, protect your joints or simply have a fun sociable walk, Nordic walking…

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Nutrition and Nordic walking

I have written many blogs about the benefits of exercise for health.  But as we all know, exercise is only one of the cornerstones.  My missive a couple of weeks…

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Nordic walking and top tips for better sleep

Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life yet not only is it elusive for many of us, it is often positively neglected.  In 1942, less than…

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How to keep your head up while Nordic walking

Do you drop your head when you walk – either because you’re afraid of tripping or because you’re lost in thought?  What about when you text or use a computer…

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Hot weather walking advice

Walking in the UK is normally a cool affair, so when the temperature rises it often takes us by surprise.  Next week it looks as though we're in for a…

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Walking to health – twenty-one years on

Those of you who’ve been reading my blogs for a while know that I frequently write about the latest research and public policy documents on walking and health.  There have…

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Brains and balance

Next week we are introducing our new focus area: brains and balance. It is all thanks to my physio friend Susie Brown. As those of you who walk regularly with us…

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