Best Womens Waterproof Jackets For Walking

Walking and Nordic walking are two of the most effective and enjoyable exercises you can do, so it’s important you don’t let the weather put you off your stride. As it…

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The best Nordic walking poles

We’ve had a flurry of pole enquiries recently so we thought it time to post about what’s new, what’s popular and what’s the best pole for you.  Having your own…

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Best boots for walking / Nordic walking

Water resistant, breathable, flexible, comfortable, supportive, lightweight, grippy walking boots - it’s the Nordic walking equivalent of gold dust.  No wonder it’s the topic of conversation that comes up during…

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Best foot forward – what shoes to wear for Nordic walking

Tips when buying Nordic walking shoes and boots The grass is getting wetter and our feet are getting soggy!  Annoyingly some of our instructors have found their Gore-Tex walking shoes…

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Folding Nordic walking poles – are they any good?

The biggest recent advance in Nordic walking poles is the advent of the folding Nordic walking pole.  Leki, one of the leading manufacturers of Nordic walking poles, now has four different types of…

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What should I take on a long walk?

The weather’s gorgeous, you’re feeling fit (thank you Nordic walking), and you fancy a lovely day’s walking with friends.  But how to prepare and what to take?  Here’s your handy checklist. Clothing…

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Top 5 questions on Nordic walking poles

As someone who has run a Nordic walking business for nearly ten years I am understandably asked lots of questions about Nordic walking poles.  Whilst there are many Nordic walking pole…

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Three of the best apps for Nordic walking

Last week I wrote about fitness benchmarking and the satisfaction derived from being able to walk longer/faster/hillier as your walking fitness increases.  Lots of you have fitbits, apple watches, garmins…

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Nordic Walking pole maintenance – answers to common questions

For some reason, January is always the time of year I think about giving my Nordic walking poles an MOT.  Whilst they’re pretty low maintenance, it’s worth checking over the…

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