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Sunday Nordic Pole Walk

5 – 26 Feb

Sport & Fitness

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Sunday Nordic Pole Walk


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Walkers must have pre-registered and either completed induction session or be experienced,

Enjoy a group walk with your Nordic Poles. The walk will be led by a walk leader and will last approx 1 hr. There will be an opportunity to enjoy refreshments after the walk.

Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) 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 Pole Walking is suitable, effective and enjoyable.

It can tone up both the upper and lower part of the body and can burn up to 46% more calories than ordinary walking·

It can reduce the pressure on knees and joints

Great for the Heart and Lungs and ideal for neck, shoulder and back problems

Poles prople the walker along, making it easier to move faster than normal without feeling the effort.

Other Benefits

· No need to wear special exercise clothing

· It’s 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