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Scientific research in the USA and Europe shows that Nordic Walking:

  • Provides increased stability, security and confidence with walking
  • Develops co-ordination and integrates major muscle groups
  • Enables functional mobility without loading of full bodyweight
  • Builds core stability and back strength
  • Promotes hip flexor and foot dorsiflexion strength thus aiding in falls prevention
  • Improves joint mobility and muscle flexibility
  • Produces a more intense workout effect but with less perceived exertion
  • Increases circulation throughout body
  • Helps improve self-image and mental acuity
  • Boosts aerobic conditioning and weight loss effects

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