nordic walking

I am an International Nordic Walking Association (INWA) approved instructor. I teach on a 1:1 basis and, with my physiotherapist expertise, am in a perfect position to assess individual ability.

Nordic walking uses a technique that is similar to the upper body action of cross country skiing. Using specially designed poles to enhance your natural walking experience, Nordic walking is a whole-body exercise that can be enjoyed at many levels.

  • burns up to 46% more calories than walking without poles
  • releases tension in the neck and shoulders
  • improves posture and gait
  • strengthens back and abdominal muscles
  • tightens and shapes upper arms
  • reduces impact on joints

To find out more contact: britishnordicwalking.org.uk

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is nordic walking for me?

  • Nordic walking is accessible to people of any fitness level. It’s ideal for those who haven’t exercised for a while or dislike traditional sports or gym activities.
  • Athletes can use Nordic Walking for cross training and incorporate Nordic running.
  • Nordic walking can help in post injury rehabilitation.
  • Community groups find Nordic walking a sociable and enjoyable way to keep fit or shed a few pounds.
  • Nordic Walking can help with many health issues including repetitive strain injury and osteoporosis and is highly beneficial following hip replacements or breast cancer surgery.

If you can walk – you can Nordic Walk!

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