Techniques and tips

Discover all the techniques for power, active and speed walking as well as all the tips for making progress and achieving your goals

25 advices

Walking is a complete, simple and effective sport but your feet, which are needed for walking, are complex. Made up of 26 bones, many joints and several ligaments, our feet are what enable our bodies to walk.


Fitness walking, whether it is fast or Nordic walking, is an excellent sports activity for losing weight that is often practised for improving the figure. It's true that this endurance sport is a way of gently recovering or maintaining one's ideal weight. However we do not all shed weight in the same way, let alone at the same speed! These 3 factors have a direct influence on the number of calories expended during each of your fitness walking sessions.


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. In order to stay motivated, many walkers measure their performance using a pedometer. Would you also like to assess your progress? Focus on the basic features of the essential fitness walking measurement: the pedometer.


Are fitness walking and Nordic walking individual sports? Although fitness walking or Nordic walking are often considered to be sports that are practised by oneself, they can also be practised as part of a group. We asked several walkers why they preferred to walk as part of a group. Stop being a loner and try joining a group!


Fitness walking or Nordic walking are no longer individual sports as they can also be practised as part of a group. However, you are having a hard time finding someone with whom you can share your hobby? Here are some suggestions for making some progress as you can be sure that you are not alone in wanting to find a partner!


The only time you can practice fast walking or Nordic walking is early in the morning or late in the evening. As a result, you are worried about getting demotivated as autumn approaches and the days get shorter. View the night as the ideal opportunity to rediscover the joy of walking as long as you follow the 4 recommendations below!


Walking is an excellent sport for the well-being of the body and mind. If you always have a good excuse for putting off your fitness walking session to the next day, you have come to the right place. Here are the 8 excuses for not walking that we hear most often and everything you need to know to set them aside with a positive attitude!


Staying motivated is the key for achieving your sporting goals. Emmanuel Lassalle, a race walker from Grand Fond, has a few tips to keep you motivated.


In order to get the most enjoyment our of your summer fitness walking sessions, you will need to tailor your clothing to the hottest temperatures. Choose ventilated sports clothes and footwear!


During winter, don't abandon your power walking just because of the cold and wind! Equip yourself from head to toe against the cold and adjust your walking speed. Read our 5 tips for keeping your motivation during your winter sessions!


Practising sports from time to time is good. Practising every day is even better! By walking every day, you will work your entire body, limit your stress and contribute to improving your own health. But to really reap the benefits of active walking, you need to find the time…