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Whats new at HQ?

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Although things have been quiet at HQ, we have been busy testing new kit and building on line videos to help brighten up those solo walks. As the warmer weather approaches, lighter shoes become the order of the day so we tested the NEW spin ultra shoes from SCARPA and have to say they score


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World Parkinson’s Disease Day

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During this time of isolation, it’s more important than ever to consider those who face challenges every single day. The group pictured with their Instructor Maria from the ‘WALX with soles ‘ group in Reading are part of a PD UK group who enjoyed meeting up to walk with their Activator poles. Sadly this is


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WALX are for life (not just for Covid 19 lockdown)

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What a weird couple of weeks! With a huge proportion of the world confined to their homes, exercise has become the daily norm for many who actually did less of it before before their enforced confinement. Long hours, commuting, sitting at desks and hectic lives all causing them to flop on the sofa once at


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Nordic Walking worked for me!

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We thought we would share another amazing testimonial in order to inspire people to not only go for a daily walk in these difficult times but to explore Nordic Walking as soon as you can by joining one of our groups like Watford Nordic Walking who shared this story with us. NORDIC WALKING changes LIVES!


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What a team!

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The NWUK and WALX Instructor teams have literally gone the extra mile in the last couple of weeks even though they can’t support their walkers in person and can only don their own walking shoes once a day! Instructors right across the UK have created the most innovative programmes and worked as a Team to


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CORONAVIRUS – OFFICE CLOSURE

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We have closed our HQ in order to protect our staff but we will try to keep you inspired, informed and supported during these troubling times POLES and EQUIPMENT – ORDERS and DELIVERIES Help us to help you by please only calling if you need advice on kit or poles or are unable to order


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Remote walks – a new meaning!

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We all love a beautiful walk in a remote location and in these times that’s what we are being advised to do once a day. However, many remote locations require travel and that’s not advised so how will our Instructors help folk to stay active without unnecessary travel or social contact? ANSWER – They are


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Coronavirus Q and A

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TO OUR NORDIC WALKING UK COMMUNITY At this time of global crisis we appreciate that each and every person will have decisions to make in order to keep them and their loved ones as risk free as possible. Things are changing daily so we thought we would provide a few TIPs to help you take


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Power of the Poles launched

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Our new Pole walking induction has been trialled to great effect and both our NWUK and WALX teams are going through the training to be able to deliver it. the POWER of POLES Induction is totally unique in that it explores the use of both strapless and Nordic walking poles to aid the user gain


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Nordic Walking worked for me!

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Need some motivation to get started on an exercise regime? Read these stories and you will be inspired to make 2020 the year you get more active – the rewards are MASSIVE as you will see Milton Keynes Nordic Walker (and now Walk leader!) Ursula says “I am so happy that I discovered Nordic Walking.”


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Are you a ‘smoove’ operator??

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Smoveys are proving to be a popular addition to some of our walks but what are they and why should you consider adding some smooves to your exercise routine? At Nordic Walking UK we are always ahead of the curve so when we met the founders of Smovey 8 years ago, we KNEW they had


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WALX this way…………

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Exercise Anywhere the parent company of Nordic Walking UK is widening it’s remit in order to encourage people to get active outdoors with quality programmes and qualified Instructors. “For over 10 years, our award winning Nordic Walking programmes have helped people all over the UK to find safe sociable exercise at a level that’s just


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