Let’s Walk Festival with Vicky Welsh

Many of you will know the original founder of BBNW Vicky Welsh who has been quietly organising an exciting new project over the last 18 months – the Let’s Walk…

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Nordic walking and back pain

Have you ever suffered from the misery of back pain? If so you are not alone. Around 80% of people in the UK have experienced back pain at least once…

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Best Womens Waterproof Jackets For Walking

Nordic walking is one of the most effective and enjoyable total body workouts you can do, so don’t let the weather put you off your stride! As it rains around…

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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

What to look for when you buy walking shoes or boots Water resistant, breathable, flexible, comfortable, supportive, lightweight, grippy walking boots - it’s the Nordic walking equivalent of gold dust. …

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Lorna Mason – Why I started Nordic Walking

Lorna Mason has been Nordic walking with us for over 5 years and we are delighted to say she has recently joined our instructor team. Lorna will be leading a…

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10 Tips To Increase Weight Loss When Walking

The global pandemic stopped us in our tracks and an unsettling environment can be truly demotivating when it comes to exercise, so it's hardly surprising when that bit of extra…

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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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