How to Nordic walk: Part I

Nordic walking is fitness walking using two poles to propel you forwards.  They are called poles because the whole technique, and therefore some of the terminology, derives from cross-country skiing. …

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Technique tips – the perfect arm swing

A good arm swing is the cornerstone of the Nordic walking technique.  Yet like hand control, for many of us mortals it can be tricky to achieve.  There are a…

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Don’t over stride to increase your speed

We had an interesting conversation during this morning’s Ashton Court walk about how to increase your speed. It arose from the fact that I completed last Sunday’s 20km Nordic walking…

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Speed Nordic Walking

We have just had a great speed Nordic walking workshop and I promised those attending that I’d write a summary of the points I raised for them. So here it…

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