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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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NEW Membership benefits

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NWUK Membership just got even better! The NWUK Membership card will now give you 15% discount in Blacks, Millets and Ultimate Outdoors as well as Cotswold Outdoor and Rohan. Show your card in store or log in to your membership account on nordicwalking.co.uk Here at NWUK we have been working hard to find new benefits


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Xmas Gifts for Nordic Walkers

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We have put together a range of gifts that will suit everybody from the Nordic Walking enthusiast to an absolute beginner who fancies giving it a try. So, don’t get stuck for ideas this Christmas, just browse our Nordic Walking inspired gift packs or simply select a voucher and let your loved ones choose for


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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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