Nordic walking

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Are you planning to take up Nordic walking, or perhaps just starting out? To help you to learn the right way to do it, we will give you some valuable tips for Nordic walking so that you can make fast progress. At the end of this article, you'll be able to simply grab your Nordic walking poles and walk!
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Heard about the new, popular sport of Nordic walking and fancy giving it a go? Virgile Van-Rampelbergh, Nordic walking coach for the French Athletics Federation (Fédération Française d’Athlétisme) tells you all you need to know about this comprehensive and dynamic sport, packed with benefits for the body and the mind!
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When planning your next holidays, why not combine some lazing about with a little sporting activity? Would you like to enjoy the great outdoors and discover new landscapes? Don't give up your favourite sport. Pack your poles easily in your suitcase!
You know that fast walking is an excellent way to improve your health, but did you know about all its benefits? It is not only excellent for your body, but you will quickly discover that there are plenty of resources for your mind too.
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!
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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!
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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!
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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.
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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.
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