The benefits of joining a fitness club

I’ve had a crazy mix of a week this week.  The joy of welcoming our friends Nordic Walking Girona for seven days of Nordic walking in and around Bristol and Bath.  The…

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When lightning strikes

Lightning is dangerous. Currently, about 30-60 people are struck by lightning each year in Britain of whom, on average, three may be killed.So you don’t want to mess around with…

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Map reading and navigation

Driven by the requirement to tick a navigation skills box if walking solo on the South Wales Three Peaks challenge event, we held our first Navigation Skills Workshop yesterday.  It…

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What is Nordic walking

We recently posted some brief Nordic walking Q&As on Facebook and you guys loved them.  So here’s a fuller (and I hope entertaining) version - just in case you need…

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The benefits of Nordic walking in a group

Our Christmas party last Thursday made me appreciate what an amazing club we have at Bristol Nordic Walking.  It was a pretty miserable evening – the sort you’d definitely rather…

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Elderflower Gems

The elderflowers are still in bloom and, if you’re quick, you’ll be able to pick them and make one or more of these fabulous recipes below.  You should ideally pick…

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