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Nordic Walking for back pain!

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Helen Eloli is not a fan of being outdoors but when her back problems made all other forms of exercise difficult, she took the plunge and tried Nordic Walking – here’s her story…….. “After a bad snowboarding accident, my back problems started, with a disc that would slip out at the drop of a hat


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100 Nordic Walks & Loving It!

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When Pauline a 58 year old admin assistant first saw Nordic Walking on the BBC Countryfile programme, she remembers thinking that it was something she might actually enjoy rather than do out of duty (like going to the gym!) She enjoyed walking but knew that was not quite enough to get the health benefits and


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We’re all going on a……… Nordic Walking Holiday

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So…… you love Nordic Walking with your local instructor but you want to travel to more exotic climates with your poles to experience some of the fantastic routes and holidays now available (see the holiday section on our website for some ideas). But transporting your poles can cause problems, especially if you have fixed length


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My Nordic Walking Story – Duncan Barratt

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A keen sportsman until his 40s Duncan lost his fitness & gained weight due to a busy but sedentary lifestyle. When he retired at 65 he decided to take action but found the gym a bit boring. He joined The Chalfont St Giles 60+ Fitness and Social Club which has 50 active members who enjoy


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Weight loss – the Nordic Walking way

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When Kaye Redwood joined the management team at Nordic Walking UK she was not a keen exerciser and her love of the good life had resulted in rapid weight gain. Here’s her story about how her introduction to Nordic Walking and the Pete Cohen weight loss programme used by Nordic Walking UK Instructors were just what


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Welcome to our blog!

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At Nordic Walking UK, We’ve got so much content we’d like to share so thought we’d set up a blog to showcase all this information. From Nordic Walking Tips and Tricks, to the latest routes and gear reviews. It’ll all be here. Whilst we get started on uploading the content, we’d love to hear from


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