Nordic Walking as a training tool has been around for decades, used by competitive cross-country skiers to maintain upper body strength and endurance in the off season. The active use of the upper body that makes Nordic Walking a necessity for cross-country athletes also makes it perfect for anyone looking to improve their fitness or maintain a high level of fitness. Read more
Nordic Walking can be up to 40% more effective than normal walking because Nordic Walking activates several muscle groups. Increased involvement of your upper body also means better utilisation of your heart and lungs, which in turn increases both your pulse and the number of calories burned.
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