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Tina’s Story

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Tina came to us earlier this year wanting to learn more about Nordic Walking due to it’s ability to relieve pressure on the joints, she also has asthma and lipodemia which puts strain on her system too. In the pouring rain and the cold temperatures she braved her Taster session and went on to become


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Inspirational Member – Sue Pratt

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Sue Pratt joined us as one of our first members in 2016. She came for her TASTER with her sister-in-law Patsy, plus friends Mary and Susan. They were a fun group who soon made friends with the only other person attending, Pauline. They all took to Nordic Walking from the off. Sue had previously had


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WALX COAST AND COUNTRY are a COVID SECURE BUSINESS

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All participants MUST register and completed health screening which includes COVID 19 questions and is updated EVERY TIME they book a session As we have the details we can work with NHS track and Trace to immediately identify who has walked with anyone who may subsequently show symptoms. On walks, we remain 2 metres apart and ensure


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NORDIC WALKING FOR PEOPLE WITH A LONG TERM  HEALTH CONDITIONS

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NORDIC WALKING FOR PEOPLE WITH A LONG TERM  HEALTH CONDITIONS In conjunction with the local Coast and Country Nordic walking group I have started walking rehab sessions where people use adapted Nordic walking poles called Activator poles. These poles have “coregrip” handles which improve safety and encourage activity of the core muscles. Because two poles are


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