Nordic walking is an exciting new outdoor walking technique using specially designed walking poles.It is one of the fastest growing recreational fitness sports in the world.
Come and try it. Book a Nordic Walking club training session with us where you can learn the first four stages which will get you safely and comfortably walking with the poles. Nordic walking club sessions last two hours and the price of £7 per person includes hire of the Gabel Nordic Walking poles.
For the general exerciser, Nordic Walking burns on average 20% more calories than normal walking at the same speed, plus most people find it makes walking more comfortable*
More calories burnt, for less effort
- Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 73 (3), 296-300. September 2002
- Nordic Walking is an enhancement of ordinary walking – it makes something we can all do…. twice as effective! Nordic Walking uses poles to in order to add two major benefits to walking Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN!
- The use of poles means the upper body muscles are used as well as the legs
- The poles help to propel the walker along – this means he/she works harder than usual yet the support given by the poles makes it feel easier!