Thankfully, more Health Professionals are recognizing the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking for the prevention or treatment of various types of diseases. In this article, Physiotherapy students at the Universidad de Vic are learning how to Nordic Pole Walk. LINK
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Two class participants at Medulla Resource Center in Lakeland quickly learned proper posture and technique with the poles.
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Event: Presentation & Demo to Senior Adults
Location: Winter Haven Senior Adult Center
Address: 250 S. Lake Silver Drive NW, Winter Haven 33881
Time: 10:30 - 11:00 am and 11:00 - 11:30 am
About: Come try out walking poles for adding more muscles and toning to your daily walks or to assist your standing and mobility with balance, stability and correct posture. There's a technique for everyone!
Medulla Resource Center in Lakeland will be hosting our 12 week Nordic Walking Program from Friday, March 16 - June 1, 2012. *Please note, we previously had posted to commence Feb. 24. It has been postponed.
Registration is limited to 12 participants.
To register, submit the form found on THIS PAGE
We are offering free taster sessions - mini intro to pole walking at Polk County Parks & Recreation's Community Day & Health Expo.
Try out the poles, see how they engage your abdomen, flex your upper body muscles and ease load off your lower body limbs and get excited about booking your classes for improved health, endurance and strength!
Location, time and address can be found by clicking this LINK.
Questions? Contact Lori at (863) 268-4404 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindy Smith of Fort Myers, Florida explains the difference between trekking and nordic pole walking.
Great Information ! Thanks Lindy!
You Tube Video LINK
A MAN from Sheffield who grew up walking in the Bavarian Alps is still in the peak of fitness - at the grand old age of 97. Click HERE to read the full article
If you are fortunate enough to be in Vanice Italy on September 17, 2011, you would be doubly fortunate to be there to participate in Nordic Walking Open Day.
See details by clicking LINK
Lori is the author of several articles on natural health, nutrition and fitness. She wrote her first article 'The Vegetarian Athlete' in 2003 under the prompting of then Editor of Canada’s Healthy Living Guide, Sandra Tonn. Lori loves to read, research and write AND share her finds with individuals seeking to improve their health and vitality.