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Adventures of a Nordic Walker – The Camino De Santiago

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As someone already with a love of walking you may have already been aware of and caught BBC2’s recent programme “Pilgrimage – The Road to Santiago”. If not, don’t despair it can still be caught on BBC iplayer and it’s worth a watch as it may inspire you to give it a go. The show follows


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The Magic of Birdsong and Blossom – Why exercising outdoors is so good for you

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It’s mid-March – we are eagerly anticipating the return of spring, brighter mornings and later evenings. The temptation to hide under the duvet is strong, or if you are more committed, you may head down to your local gym to keep your exercise regime going while you wait for warmer days.


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Festivals… more than just music!

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Festival …………… a word that conjures up images of balmy hot summer days, a beer in hand and shooting the breeze with your friends whilst partying or listening to the latest bands, or if you’re old enough, memories of Woodstock or Glastonbury.


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I Challenge YOU!!

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Who is up for a challenge? And by that, I don’t mean those half-hearted resolutions that we make every January – the same ones we have made every year for the last five years! No, I mean a good meaty challenge to focus on, one that takes you away from your daily life and that


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WIN a pair of Hi-Tec boots!

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It’s Christmas competition time! Enter our Nordic Walking UK members’ Christmas competition for an opportunity to WIN a fab pair of Hi-Tec boots worth £79.99! Not a member? You can join now at nordicwalking.co.uk for exclusive members’ benefits PLUS a chance to win these great walking boots.   Membership costs £9.95 for twelve months plus


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Love Actually………… – By Julie Barnes

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It’s that lovely but frustrating time of year again where you really want to buy something special for your loved ones but, inevitably, if you are anything like me you will be stuck for ideas or will end up buying the same old thing. At best you will swap vouchers – at worst socks (unless


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Walking in a Winter Wonderland!

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As the clocks go back, the nights draw in and the temperature drops, the temptation to stay indoors becomes greater – But there is no reason why you can’t still enjoy the British countryside and the benefits of Nordic Walking. There’s an old saying “there is no such thing as bad weather just bad clothing”


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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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Nordic Walking Poles & Gifts – Fast delivery

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If you are looking for the ideal gifts for the Nordic Walker in your family….look no further. We have a team of experts who can provide advice and help you to get the perfect present. We stock poles, backpacks, waistbelts, headtorches, gloves and gadgets and even GIFT VOUCHERS for those that have no idea what


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NWUK Convention Countdown 2012 BOOK NOW

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  The NWUK Instructors convention is less than ONE MONTH AWAY and places are filling FAST! This is you chance to hear top presenters, network with other Instructors and join in workshops about everything from marketing & technique to research. At only £49 this event is a MUST and will not disappoint. Attend on the 29th


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889 miles and still Nordic Walking!

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Back in deepest darkest February, we set a challange to our instructors, groups and members to see just how many miles they actually Nordic Walked.Using an amazing FREE mobile phone APP we challenged them to see how many miles they could clock up before the start of the London 2012 Olympics.  We were astonished with


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