10 Reasons to take up Nordic walking

So many reasons to Nordic Walk! Here are the first 10!

  

 

There are so many reasons to take up Nordic Walking and it is always great to hear your favourites!

Exercising Outside – boosts your mood and the fab scenery keeps you focused!
Turns your Walk into A Workout – using nordic walking poles using up to 40% more calories
It’s a great brain workout! Using arms and legs and poles and having to co-ordinate them all is not easy and is a great exercise for your brain as well as your body! Learning new skills keeps us young too!
Posture! Learn to release your shoulders, straighten and lengthen your spine and improve your core muscles.
Easy on joints/injuries. Nordic Walking poles take pressure off your lower body.
Uses up to 90% of your muscles, including arms, back, shoulders and turns your walk into a workout!
Using the poles uses both sides of your body & both sides of your brain improving balance and co-ordination.
Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. An activity for all the family to enjoy outdoors exercise together
NHS guidelines suggest that we do 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise each week.
It’s F U N !!!
Big sky views. We’re lucky to live in such a beautiful part of UK – with awesome walks from coast to city…

Looking forward to you joining us for Nordic walking adventures…..

 

Updated: November 18, 2017 — 2:50 pm