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Nordic walking moves ahead in the USA

Posted Dec 15 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 only 8 Professional Level Instructors in the entire U.S.

ANWA is the leading Nordic walking organization in the U.S. focusing on education and technique. ANWA is setting a high standard in the industry.


What is Nordic walking?


Nordic walking is one of the fastest growing fitness trends. It is fitness walking with specially designed poles that turns walking into a total body exercise, enabling people of any age or fitness level to get in better shape in less time.


Benefits of Nordic walking:

  • Increase your cardiovascular fitness
  • Improve mobility, balance and coordination
  • Burn more calories and lose weight
  • Relieve neck and shoulder pain
  • It is a wonderful social activity


Since its inception in 1997, Nordic walking has become extremely popular in Europe, where an estimated 8 million people practice Nordic walking regularly.

In the U.S., Nordic walking is spreading in popularity because it is an inexpensive and convenient way for practically anyone to exercise and improve their health.


What we provide:

- Nordic walking private and group instruction

- Nordic walking worksite wellness program

- High quality walking poles and equipment

- Personal Training in-home or at local fitness center


Contact Swiss Mountain Fitness for more information at (732) 915-1631.

Stay tuned! Exciting new exercise programs and weight loss products coming in 2009. Learn and train with the Pros!

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