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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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Seven good reasons to take up Nordic Walking in 2018!

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IT HELPS WITH WEIGHT LOSS Emma on the right of this picture is a busy Mum of three who suddenly realised she was leading a sedentary life. At the end of 2016 she took up NW and this is a picture of her in a Workout Walk (having climbed her first hill!) By September 2017


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SKI & TREK FIT – BOOK NOW

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NOW is the time to start planning SKI FIT courses for your regulars and as a way to attract new people to your classes. Our SKI FIT module is a one day training course that includes ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Its part of the ULTIMATE NORDIC brand which is gaining popularity across the UK and includes TREK FIT which


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Get into the swing with our daily smovey workout

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Whether you are a regular Nordic walker and very active or somebody who is interested but not yet ventured out with some poles the SMOVEY is the must have exercise tool of 2012. Just 10 – 20 minutes a day will give you NOTICEABLE results. The Smovey is not simply a weight that you swing as


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From busy Mum to successful Instructor….Kerley’s story

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Kerley aged 51 a former hospital nurse from Cheshire with 15 years experience of adult medical and surgical nursing had a career break raising 4 sons and 2 dogs during which time she worked in various roles in the voluntary sector including facilitating parenting programmes  and Scouting .


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From back pain to a Gallop around Grasmere!

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Val Sandham had an extremely painful lower back problem which she describes as so bad that a short walk form her chair to the Kitchen was simply dreadful. Her Osteopath agreed that maybe Nordic Walking could help as it would strengthen the back without any twisting or strain. He was right, and as Val (pictured


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Book NOW to get earlybird rates for the NWUK Instructor’s convention 2012

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The NWUK INSTRUCTORS CONVENTION 2012 is shaping up to be THE event of the year with presentations, workshops, research, retail, networking,socialising and even a delicious buffet lunch! Early signs are that it will also sell out very quickly as the Earlybird rates end on July 31st and on line booking has already been very brisk!


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Play your part in GAMES4LIFE campaign

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You may have already seen the TV ads that signal the start of the latest Government campaign aimed at getting people to live more healthily.With the most exciting summer of sport fast-approaching, Change4Life is calling upon the nation to get inspired and get active with the launch of Games4Life.


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UPSKILL WITH NWUK MODULES & QUALIFICATIONS

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Want to learn how to keep regular clients interested and attract new ones? Its simple, nobody wants to do the same thing every week so add some variety to your sessions for clients that have mastered nordic walking and use innovative branded classes to target those who may think NW is not for them.


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NWUK NORDIC WELLBEING PROGRAMME

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This concept was developed to ensure that those who may struggle to keep up with others on even the most gentle nordic walks can enjoy an outdoor exercise class that combines pole walking with balance, flexibility and vital upper body strength work. The course includes joint mobility exercises, relaxation via breathing drills and builds up gradually to improve


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Conference for walking professionals

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Exercise Anywhere Ltd the parent company of Nordic Walking UK are hosting a conference this September for those with an interest in the use of walking programmes as way to provide affordable activity & rehabilitation solutions.


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New Smoveys in Town!

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Introducing the NEW Pink and Transparent Smoveys! Since the weird and wonderful Green Smoveys hit our shores, more and more of our instructors are using them to great effect.  Originally developed for people suffering with Parkinson’s disease, the ‘Vibroswing’ has been helping people feel energised and get the blood pumping with great results.


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