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Walking In Warm Weather

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Walking in the UK is normally a chilly affair, so when the temperature rises it often takes us by surprise. Here’s some advice for when you’re out Nordic walking: Precool Lowering your body temperature in the hour before you walk in the heat slows the rate at which your core temperature rises once you’re out


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June Newsletter

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View this email in your browser Newsletter Contents: May Round-Up Roadworks 2022 Challenge Monthly Awards Calendar Competition Holidays Shop’n’Drop Upcoming Events (including date for Christmas Meal) Tasters & Learn To Nordic Walk sessions Well May continued where April left off, with lots of highs but the odd low, including the weather! 12 NeWTs actually managed


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What’s the difference between hiking poles & Nordic walking poles?

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Buying Nordic walking poles on the internet is fast and convenient and for some reason very few high street shops stock them, but we are meeting too many budding Nordic walkers who’ve been sold trekking poles by online sellers who are categorising them incorrectly. To make sure you’re not caught out here are some differences


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Staying Hydrated

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With the weather getting warmer, keeping hydrated is more important than ever. Yes, you can survive 90 minutes without a drink, but whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, hydration is key during exercise! We tend to think summertime is the season we should be concerned about dehydration due to warmer weather, but it’s important


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Walk Locations

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Some people find it difficult to find our walk locations. They pop the postcode into their SatNav, set off, then discover they’ve “arrived at their destination” but they’re not where they want to be 😬 There are approximately 1.7 million postcodes in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man! But, they


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March Newsletter

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March Madness

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WIN a month’s worth of free walks (including Learn To Nordic Walk sessions)! How To Enter: Follow our Facebook page, like & share our March Madness post, then comment on it when done   T&Cs Only eligible for Nordic Walking Tameside walks/online sessions/Learn To Nordic Walk sessions Winner will be chosen on Wednesday 9 March


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There’s no such thing as bad weather….

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You might be thinking that now the weather is getting colder (& wetter!), the evenings and mornings are darker, and the paths are getting muddy, its not a good time to walk, but the truth is, it is the best time to get outside and enjoy the elements! There is nothing nicer than wrapping up


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Monthly Membership

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Save even more money on your NeWTs Nordic walks!!! Sign up for our £30 monthly membership, and you get these amazing benefits: All walks less than 2hrs long are FREE Minimum 50% discount on all longer walks* Protected against walk price increases Priority booking on special events & holidays 1 free walk per month with another


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Covid Guidelines

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(update 24 February 2022) The government have now removed all legislation around Covid, but we are still asking you to follow a few simple rules on our walks to ensure everyone stays safe. We have lots of vulnerable and clinically vulnerable people in the group, so whilst you might be willing to take the risk,


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Calendar Competition

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Each month we ask you to share your walk photos, and the winner (or winners) will be used in our NeWTs 2023 calendar. Each month we want you to:  take photos on walks  post them on facebook/instagram/send them to Jane to post (we’ll create a dedicated thread each month or tag us in the post)


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Returning To Exercise After Covid

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Have you suffered from Covid and found it difficult to shake those residual symptoms? Being British, after being ill we typically start to feel a bit better and immediately think we’re fine and can just ‘power through’ that post-viral fatigue While some people might find they recover quite quickly, for others it can take much


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