Fitness walking with specially designed poles for health and pleasure is practiced by millions of Europeans and gaining traction in the U.S.

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Latest Blog Posts for Nordic Walking USA

  • Department of Misinformation XXII
    on Aug 25, 2015 in Dept of Misinformation Poles
    Wrong country attribution for Leki. Nordic Ski Colorado, an on-line newsletter is encouraging Nordic skiers to become Nordic Walkers in the off-season when there’s no snow on the ground. An article called “Nordic Walking…Summer Fit...
  • Mayo Clinic Endorses Nordic WalkingThanks to the American Nordic Walking Association for the heads-up on a Mayo Clinic newsletter for (again) pointing out the benefits of Nordic Walking. “Could walking poles help me get more out of my daily walk” was the question in the Q...
  • 9-Day Walking Festival in EnglandThe Brits really get the benefits and pleasures of walking (“tramping” as they call it in the country), and walking with poles is part of the picture. Here’s what the Staffordshire newsletter writes about its upcoming walking festiv...
  • Free Sample Class in Santa Monica
    on Mar 13, 2015 in Instruction Starting Out
    Malin Svensson, the L.A. area’s energetic proponent of Nordic Walking and founder of Nordic Body fitness, hosts a free community fitness event on Sunday, March 28 from 10 to 11:15 a.m. She leads a Nordic Walking class to kick off an eight-week...
  • Valentine’s Day Walk for a Good Cause
    on Feb 5, 2015 in Canada Events
    Valentine’s Day walk to raise money for BC food bank. While others are dipping into the heart-shaped box of chocolates or planning a lovely Valentine’s Day dinner, Carol Benson-Hitch (left), owner of CFS-Carol’s Fitness Solutions,...
  • Euro-Pop Ode to Nordic Walking
    on Dec 26, 2014 in Europe Media
    Corny but catchy song celebrates pole walking. The melody is catchy. The lyrics are in German and English — and sometimes a few English words (Nordic Walking is “cool and easy”) embedded into German. The walkers are slim, energetic...
  • ANWA Schedules Mega Training EventTwo days of Nordic Walking and Smovey training and certification in Los Angeles. The American Nordic Walking Association has scheduled a two-day Nordic Walking event in LA on November 22-23 for  all enthusiastic Nordic Walkers and motivated health ...
  • Sports Reporter Describes First Steps, First Stumbles
    on Nov 7, 2014 in Health Benefits Starting Out
    I can’t think of a better name for a Nordic Walker than Diane Walkowiak. This Omaha sports columnist wrote “Making Strides with Nordic Walking,” in which she summarizes the stalled state of Nordic Walking in this country. She bough...
  • Active NW Page on Facebook
    on Oct 31, 2014 in Europe
    I stumbled on a Spanish Nordic Walking page on Facebook and was impressed by (and a little envious of) the amount of information and activities Xabier Medina Ayerbe manages to post about. His corner of Spain seemingly has a lot going on, Nordic Wal...
  • I’m Quoted in an Article On Nordic Walking
    on Oct 1, 2014 in Stores
    Writer Ellen Nordberg writes for Boulder Lifestyle magazine. Nordic Walking caught the attention of my friend Ellen Nordberg, a local fitness instructor, author, humorist, performer and mother of twins, and I was one of her sources/resources for an...
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