Nordic walking

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Night-time walking
Sometimes, walking at night can make you feel uneasy. But if you go walking with a group on a busy route, you will be able to enjoy the unexpected advantages of walking at night! Who knows, you might even end up looking forward to the evenings drawing in!
walking-outdoors-reasons
Fitness and Nordic walking are both sports that can be done whenever you want. You can even walk indoors when it comes to fitness walking! Walking indoors is sometimes a tempting option when the weather conditions are not good... But you must admit that walking outdoors, in a park or by the water's edge, is always more inspiring for your mind as well as for your body!
how-to-go-up-or-downhill-Nordic-walking
Add uphill and downhill stretches to your Nordic walking session and you will reap the rewards. It will give more pleasure and variety to your walks, but will also tone your body more intensely. Here are some Nordic walking techniques for ascending and descending without difficulty, or risk of injury!
pedometer
When fitness walking as well as fast walking, staying motivated is the key to success. You will attain your objectives if you manage to walk regularly. Many walkers measure their performance using a pedometer to stay motivated.
maximum-heart-rate
Maximum heart rate is the maximum number of beats made by your heart in 1 minute of effort. When walking quickly, you will be in an endurance zone, with a heart rate of between 60% and 75% of your maximum heart rate (MHR). Knowing your rate means listening to your body. This is the procedure.
difference-walking-poles
Nordic walking is a sport that requires 2 special poles that help the walker propel him or herself forwards, in a movement that strengthens the upper body. As opposed to hiking, where poles are only recommended, these poles are essential to the sport. That's why it's crucial to choose poles specific to Nordic walking, adapted to your requirements when you go walking. Follow our instructions!
stretches
When you start fitness walking, many of you experience pain in the front of your legs. When this pain is in your shins, it's an inflammation of a muscle on which great demands are placed during walking sessions: the anterior hamstring. Have no fear!
stretches
Whether as a warm-up or as a warm-down after your session, these stretching exercise will do a world of good to the muscles of your shoulders, back and neck. You can even do them on a daily basis, to eliminate tension due to stress!
breathe-properly-walk-effectively-keep-calm
Breathing, walking: these two movements seem so natural that we do them almost unconsciously. However, remember that you had to learn the right fitness and Nordic walking techniques, and the same goes for breathing.
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