Benefits

Beneficial for all

Nordic Walking is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit.

Whatever age, fitness level or goal, - Nordic Walking is suitable, effective and enjoyable.

Physical Benefits
  • Tones the upper and lower body at the same time
  • Uses 90% of the skeletal muscles
  • Burns up to 46% more calories than ordinary walking
  • Reduces the pressure on knees and joints
  • Great for the Heart and Lungs
  • Ideal for neck, shoulder and back problems
  • Poles propel the walker along, making it easier to move faster then normal without feeling the effort.
  • It is one of the most effective cross training techniques for athletes and sportspeople who require ultimate cardiovascular and endurance conditioning.

Other Benefits
  • Can be done anywhere no need for hills, country paths or even snow!
  • It appeals to all ages and fitness levels.
  • No need to wear special exercise clothing
  • Its very sociable;participants can chat as they go!
  • It is easy to learn and to keep up.
  • It combines exercise with the nature which has been proven to boost mood.


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