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Nordic Walking Poles Are Helping To Make Walking More Effective For Most And Doable For Many Who Thought They Couldn't by NordicWalkingUSA Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 7:22am Over seven million Europeans are Nordic Walking with special Nordic Ski Walking Poles (ALL ages and ALL fitness levels). This amazing new fitness activity turbo charges the normal walking regimen. Not only does Nordic Walking burn up to 40% more calories than regular walking, it automatically improves walking posture and helps to reduce the s ... Read on »
BIG in Europe: Nordic Walking by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 5:46pm My stand on hiking canes remains unchanged. I think they’re great for the elderly and infirm. Just kidding. I’m astonished at how popular this new activity is in Europe. It’s HUGE compared with North America. Europe has dedicated Nordic Walking paths. Nordic walking is defined as fitness walking with specially designed po ... Read on »
Nordic walking moves ahead in the USA by Swiss Mountain Fitness Posted Mon 15 Dec 2008 7:54pm Swiss Mountain Fitness, Daniela & Mike Josi are proud to announce that they are the first two certified Nordic Walking Instructors, Professional Level, in New Jersey. They are certified through the American Nordic Walking Association ( ). The Professional Level is the highest level of certification available right now and there are on ... Read on »
Nordic Walking by Thrill Fitness .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:10pm 2 Comments Every now and then I would like to introduce a new product or trend that is interesting, possibly useful, and related to our months topic. A trend that has been going on in Europe for many years has finally reached the States, it’s Nordic walking. Nordic walking uses poles to engage the arms while you workout. I think of it as using an elliptical ... Read on »
Nordic Walking - For ALL Ages And ALL Fitness Levels by NordicWalkingUSA Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 7:33am   Nordic Walking is helping to make walking more effective and in many cases doable for those with balance and stability issues. Nordic Walking Poles can help to burn up to 40% more calories than regular walking! The poles also radically reduce the stress to the shins, knees, hips and back. Nordic Walking’s winning combination of improv ... Read on »
Nordic Walking books by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 12:00am I took a close look at Nordic Walking by Malin Svensson. (2009) Paperback and Kindle editions. … Yet I’m still not convinced I’d benefit from hiking canes . I’m still suspicious Nordic Waltzing is a bit of a fad, especially in Europe. … On the other hand, I don’t see the popularity of poles on the trail in decline. Ther ... Read on »
'Nordic Walking' a Winner for Heart Failure Patients, Study Says by HealthFinder Posted Tue 29 May 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink This four-limbed form of exercise appears safe for cardiac rehab. TUESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay ... Read on »
Discover Nordic Walking- The New Keep Fit Craze by Jacqueline .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Apr 2008 5:14pm Originating from Finland, where their cross-country world class skiers train and keep fit in the summer months by long distance walking with ski poles, Nordic walking has become recognized as one of the best exercise workouts for people of all ages. What are the Benefits? The poles add an upper body work out to the benefits of walking whil ... Read on »
Nordic walking (giveaway post). by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:23pm I know. Look at me right? All professional & stuff with my walking sticks. Chest out.  Stride long. I should be on a video. Yeah. I didnt start out that way. Please to enjoy my journey. Walking. It’s an easy way to get in a workout as all one needs is a pair of shoes & a place to amble. Walking for as little as 30 mi ... Read on »
Nordic Walking by Adam- Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 4:14am Hi everyone, I'm conducting a research about exercising and nordic walking in US and would really appreciate if you could take just a few minutes to answer my survey on the link below. The answers You submit for this survey are anonymous and completely confidential. T ... Read on »