Walking benefits

All the benefits of power walking on health, our training programmes and techniques for fitness walking, active walking and fast walking

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Whether you want to lose weight, tone your body or get back in shape, walking has the benefit of not putting excessive strain on your joints.Its benefits are not only physical because walking also has benefits for your health: this is a simple and effective sport for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. So, why not take advantage of all the benefits of walking?

Whatever your age or physical condition, Dr. Patrick Bacquaert, head doctor of the IRBMS ("Institut de Recherche du Bien-être, de la Médecine et du Sport Santé" – sports medicine and well-being research institute) recommends fitness walking to take care of your health.Find out why in this video!

Getting into shape and feeling less stressed are the top reasons for fitness walking. When practised outdoors this open air sport helps you get away from the stress of everyday life.

Fitness walking is a simple and affordable physical activity accessible to all.But this sport has many benefits which contribute to improving physical and mental well-being.

Why do they say that fitness walking is a complete sport? Fitness walking, active or fast, works not only lower muscles. In addition to working out the thighs and gluteals, fitness walking also strengthens the entire upper body, especially the arms and abdominals.


Does the idea of putting on a pair of fitness walking shoes and grabbing your Nordic walking poles during the winter leave you cold? Even if it is more difficult to find the motivation to go out walking when it's cold, the following 5 good reasons for continuing walking in winter will help you change your mind!

"That’s it, I’m going to do sport this year!" There are various aims behind this classic New Year’s resolution: getting back into shape, boosting mental health or losing weight after the excess of the festive season. At Newfeel, we firmly believe that fitness walking, such as Nordic walking, is the best sport to choose for achieving each of them. Why?


What if it were possible to avoid weight gain during the Christmas holidays by getting ready for it, starting right at the beginning of December? You can! To get your body ready for the many holiday feasts to come – and not have to suffer through a detox diet in January – just walk as often as you can starting now!


Walking is the easiest, most natural movement there is. Have you decided to pep up your walks and improve your fitness, all at the same time? Here's how to do it the right way to get the most out of walking!


Whenever there is a change in season, your body will be affected. With the onset of autumn and winter, has it ever occurred to you that fast walking or Nordic walking can boost your immune system and protect you from winter-related illnesses that can spoil your everyday life? Walking prevents colds!


The more time we spend sitting, the less good we do to our heart.. Given the risks of a sedentary lifestyle, walking is an easy and effective solution for taking care of your health.