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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Which Nordic walking pole?

So you’ve discovered Nordic walking and want to buy your own poles? Good news! Having your own poles is liberating. You can go out any time you want using a…

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A guide of what to wear in autumn when Nordic walking

August is fading fast and the season of mists and yellow fruitfulness is almost upon us.  It’s a bittersweet time for many and whilst I will miss those wonderful long…

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Don’t forget about… socks

We have 250,000 sweat glands in our feet which can produce up to half a pint of perspiration daily.  So having the correct socks as well as shoes when you…

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The Kit guide to: waterproof jackets

A group of us had the perfect opportunity to test the efficiency of our waterproofs a few weeks ago whilst on a walking holiday in Girona, Catalonia. They don’t seem…

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Kit maintenance – how to look after your poles

Nordic walking poles generally need very little maintenance.  However, it’s worth taking a look at them every now and then to ensure they’re in good working order.  Here’s some advice…

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