Nordic walking techniques: warming up the upper body

It is important to warm up before starting your Nordic walking session. Nordic walking works out all of the body's muscles and to get the full benefit of this workout it is important to properly prepare each part of your body for exercise.

Olivier Capelli, double Nordic walking world champion gives a class in Nordic walking specially devoted to warming up the upper body. Here is how to warm up the neck, the lower back and shoulders with 4 Nordic walking warm-up exercises.

In this video discover all his Nordic walking tips for a proper warm up using Nordic walking poles before each of your sessions. 


Using Nordic walking poles properly allows you to master the most fundamental Nordic walking technique: moving the poles to better propel yourself on to new walking sensations.