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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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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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Moulded handle fitness walking poles – why we love them!

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Initially we explored strapless fitness walking poles (Urban series 300 and Activator)for use with our Wellness clients, specifically those who struggled to grip standard poles due to Arthritis or for use by our Physio partners for falls prevention and neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease. We have been so impressed by the results we get and


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Challenges, Festivals and Fun for 2020

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Here are some important dates for your 2020 Diary – Join our groups around the UK at some inspirational, challenging and fun events MARCH 15th – Knowsley 10K  The Running Bee Foundation is launching a brand new event for spring 2020, The Knowsley 10k at Knowsley Safari Park on Sunday 15th March at 9.30am. Spectators are welcomed to get in


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Going the extra ‘smile’ – the Car boot Cafe!

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We often get asked why would people pay to go walking? or why do they keep coming back and not just walk on their own once they have mastered technique and learned a few routes? The answer is simple………… Their Instructors are brilliant and go the extra ‘smile’ We are not talking about actual miles


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Couch to Coast – what a way to get active!

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We love initiatives that inspire people to get out and active so when the South West Coast Path association got in touch to see if we could help them inspire people along their route we had to get involved. SWCP had linked up with Active Devon who we have worked with before over the years


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It worked for us! – whether you want to lose weight or abseil – try Nordic Walking!

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THE AMAZING PAM LOST 8 STONE – Here’s her story   “Following a routine appointment with a nurse at my local surgery, I was told a few home truths about being overweight (nothing I didn’t know already), however, the way in which I was told was really quite hurtful. This was the push I needed


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Out N About this Winter!

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No they are not walking on water! Just a dedicated bunch of Nordic Walkers trying to negotiate one of the many waterlogged paths we have encountered recently! Never have we longer more for a crisp winters day! Mind you there has been enough sunshine for a few groups to have fun making shadows so its


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