Power of Poles Introduction Course

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Power of Poles Intro Course (no-discount)

Price: £20.00

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Hosted By:

Jackie Gumme

Walk Description:

If you enjoy walking why not come and learn how to use walking poles to turn your walk into a full body workout?

This initial 90 minute “Power of Poles” session will introduce you to the benefits of Nordic Walking which include

less stress on your joints improving your posture toning your upper body muscles as well as your back and legs burning more calories walking faster with little extra effort.

Whether you want to learn to use poles for health, fitness, fun or challenges, this session will help you to understand how walking with poles can help you achieve your goals.

You will also earn your Nordic Walking UK Freedom Passport which entitles you to book into local walks, other UK walks and free Nordic Walking UK membership including member discount in the online shop.

In this part 1 session we initially use strapless poles to introduce you to gears 1 & 2 and posture. Strapped poles are introduced for the last half hour.

 Progress to gears 3 & 4 using strapped poles are an available option in the Power of Poles part 2 session. 

What equipment do you need?

Strapless and strapped poles are loaned for this session. All poles are thoroughly disinfected and isolated between classes in order to comply with Covid guidelines.

Please bring a mask and hand sanitiser.Comfortable walking shoes or boots and weather appropriate clothes - light layers are best. Gloves are a must in Winter as your hands are exposed. A bum bag or small rucksack to carry valuables & water are useful too.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Toilets are not available at this venue.

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