Nordic Walking is an enhancement of ordinary walking — Nordic Walking uses poles to in order to add two major benefits to walking
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking, hill walking or trail running as the poles are not planted in front of the walker/runner but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing.
Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is now being recommended by physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! Nordic Walking technique MUST be learn't correctly if the participant is to get the most out of the activity.