Hate going to the gym? Do you prefer to exercise outdoors?
If the answer is YES to any of these questions then you might want to consider Nordic Walking!
What is Nordic Walking
Nordic Walking is an enhancement of walking - by using specially designed walking poles and a technique that ensures they are planted behind the body as a means of propulsion, Nordic Walking provides a gentle but effective way to work the whole body.
Originally used by cross country skiers as a way of staying fit over the summer, Nordic Walking has since become a popular activity for all with benefits including an improvement in mobility and fitness.
'Learn to Nordic Walk' Course - for Beginners
The Learn to Nordic Walk course is specifically aimed at the complete beginner and will teach you the Nordic Walking technique. Regardless of your age, ability or fitness level this course with provide you with a great foundation to this wonderful outdoor exercise experience and will give you huge health and fitness benefits along the way.
The courses are 4hours long and are delivered by Nordic Walking UK (NWUK) qualified instructors. The course cost is £30 which includes use of poles.
Successful completion of the course is a prerequisite for joining one of the regular Nordic Walking groups. On completion of the course you will be issued with a Nordic Walking UK Freedom Card. This is your passport to walks and events with participating instructors all over the UK.
Physical Activity Coordinator
- 01604 366752