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NWUK membership – a bright idea

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One of the newly added benefits of Nordic Walking UK membership is 10% discount off LEDlenser head torches. Martin Christie, founder of Nordic walking in the UK, runs Exercise with Friends Nordic Walking Club in London. Here’s what he says about Ledlenser head torches: ‘One of our clients purchased a LED Lenser H7R rechargeable head


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What is a Nordic Walking UK SHOP n DROP?

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Nordic Walking UK is the largest retailer of specific NORDIC WALKING POLES and ACCESSORIES in the world. Run by Nordic walkers and with a network of independent Instructors across the UK – we can provide unbeatable advice, service and discounts. Many NWUK Instructors and Community projects now operate the innovative NWUK SHOP N DROP concept


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SHOE report – what our Tutors are wearing!

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The question we get asked more than anything else is…..which shoes do you advise for Nordic Walking. Our answer is simple – they MUST be flexible soled, comfortable, not too heavy and ideally waterproof but footwear is a very personal thing so no one make or style fits all. In this issue we decided to


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Nordic Walking poles – which are best?

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Dont be fooled by the myth that Nordic walking poles must be fixed and carbon! We supply a high percentage of the poles sold in the UK and the most popular model has always been the Leki Prestige (pictured) which is neither carbon or fixed length! Two thousand NWUK Instructors and their regular Nordic walkers


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Why buy Nordic Walking poles from NWUK?

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Nordic Walking UK have a team of experts who understand Nordic Walking and know everything there is to know about Nordic Walking poles. Our Leki and Gabel models all come complete with warranty and we pride ourselves on getting orders out to Customers within 48 hours. If you need to talk to somebody, we are


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Multi Functional Pole – Fusion

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It is well known that you can use a Nordic Walking pole for Trekking, but NOT the other way round.  The reason is simple – you need the specific hand strap to perform the technique correctly and Trekking poles do not come with this.  However, The ‘clever chaps’ at Gabel have come up with a


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Day Trippin’ – Have you got everything?

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As we approach mid summer and the days stretch on and on, there is no better time to pack up your gear and head out on one of the many walking trails a bit further afield from your local routes.  Here is our guide to all the essentials you may need to really make the


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New Gabel Poles

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Gabel have been busy……… with many subtle changes to the 2012 line up which are making them the affordable alternative more established brands such as Leki.  Now in their 3rd year in the UK, Gabel have been listening to our customers and Instructors and have made some great changes, were sure you will like…..


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Do you need a Hard Case?

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A great new introductory offer for you.  We now have some hard pole cases to protect your assets when your travelling or storing them.  These hard PVC cases have a canvas cover, carry handle and foam padding in the ends.  


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Nuflex – a helping hand in your session

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In this damp weather it’s a lot harder for those of us who suffer from joint stiffness to make sure we are in the best condition possible before and after our activity sessions and sometimes we need a bit of help! Similarly, those who are extremely active and need to stay in top condition, should


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Happy feet = Happy walking

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About this time of year, many people are dusting off their old trainers and walking boots and setting out on a mission – to walk faster and further than they have ever done before.  I’m sure you all have a kit list for this epic adventure – for example a waterproof jacket, rucksack, sunglasses, flask


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Fun in the Sun

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Finally………. THE SUN IS OUT! It certainly makes us feel all summery here at HQ and we know from our instructors that you are all out there in force, exploring new routes, new fitness sessions and generally enjoying the good weather in the countryside. Hopefully you have thought about wearing plenty of sun screen before


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