Speaking to Prince Charles about Nordic walking and cancer

It was a tremendous privilege speaking about Nordic walking to Prince Charles last week during his visit to Penny Brohn UK (he is their patron). Nordic walking was on his…

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Vitamin D: should we be worried? Plus summertime reading

This week the papers have been full of the latest Public Health England warnings about vitamin D deficiency and it's recommendations.  Roughly one in five people have low vitamin D…

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Neck & shoulder tension & Nordic walking

Last week Marion Averill of Clifton Physiotherapy and I ran a joint workshop on neck and shoulder tension.  The good news is that this is an area where we really…

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Achieving optimum health and arm swing technique refinements

Optimum healthA couple of weeks ago the Times newspaper ran a big spread entitled “How to be healthier and live longer: A guide to midlife”.  The areas it covered were…

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Best head and neck position when Nordic walking

Have you seen yourself sideways-on recently?  If not, get someone to take a photo of you and have a look at how you’re standing.  Where’s your head position?  Are your…

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