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Power of the Poles launched

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Our new Pole walking induction has been trialled to great effect and both our NWUK and WALX teams are going through the training to be able to deliver it. the POWER of POLES Induction is totally unique in that it explores the use of both strapless and Nordic walking poles to aid the user gain


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Rehab WALX – why we use strapless poles for certain medical conditions

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At WALX we have been at the forefront of poles walking for rehabilitation since 2004 when we first brought Nordic Walking into the country and started to work with Age UK Things have moved on since then and our experts now don’t actually recommend Nordic Walking in its pure form for many medical conditions or


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WALX goes live at the PURPLEBECK festival 2019

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2019 was the 4th Purbeck Nordic walking festival (known as PURPLEBECK) It has grown significantly over the years and now attracts 700 plus walkers to a mix of walks, workshops and social events over 3 days every September. This year, WALX sponsored the event and a decision was made to open up some of the


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Tech you need to know about

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Love it or hate it Technology is here to stay and this year at our Purplebeck Festival in September we embraced it both as a way to keep folk safe and to aid research. So, DON’T SWITCH off from this article because we have two APPS that could save you and others from illness or


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WALX Inspiration!

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How inspirational is this Chap? John at the front of the picture is now 80 but that did not stop him from walking 26 miles along the Jurassic Coast for Macmillan Cancer recently. In fact, that was only one of his many celebration events… he also had two off road mountain biking parties and a


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Do you need to warm up before your WALX?

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Are you somebody who embraces the warm up exercises at the beginning of a walk or more likely to be grumbling ‘get on with it’ under your breath? YES, our WALX Masters know that some people just can’t see the point of what seems like a lot of twiddling, circling and stamping BUT there are


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