Walking benefits

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

40 advices
Walk tonight...or not? If you find yourself asking the question every time, your walking sessions are not yet a real habit. Keep your New Year's resolution: forget all your good and bad excuses and make exercise a well-being ritual you can't live without!
seance de marche sportive
There are other ways to get a buzz than jumping out of a parachute or descending whitewater rapids! Fitness walking is a more gentle way to get your adrenaline flowing. Choose the right shoes and socks and you'll enjoy every walk!

Of course, lazy days are one of the real pleasures of going on holiday. But relaxing does not have to mean doing nothing, quite the contrary. It's the ideal time for practising or taking up a sport: fitness walking or Nordic walking. This is the year when you come back super fit from your holidays!


When we talk of fitness walking, there is a tendency to think that only your leg muscles are worked. Although they are certainly key, other muscle groups get a workout too, especially the heart, the abdominals, the arms and the back. I'm sure you've got it by now: fitness walking is a complete sport with more than one muscle to its bow.

Marcher pour bien dormir

We are sleeping 1 1/2 hours less than we did 50 years ago, on average[1]! 73 % of French people wake up at night[2] and 36 % claim they have problems sleeping. A large number of people are unhappy with the way this affects their daily life Walking and especially Nordic walking can become an excellent way of regulating your sleep and helping you get the rest you need!

Passer de la marche sportive à la marche nordique

Nordic walking and fitness walking are gentle sports activities that have many similar benefits. However, switching from fitness walking to Nordic walking needs some time to adapt, especially for learning to use the poles properly. Let's look at the details!

Retrouvez un ventre plat grâce à la marche sportive !

Walk to lose weight…what a great idea! You are wondering how you can lose weight and get a flat stomach? You've come to the right place:we explain how to get a flat stomach through fitness walking!


Did you stop practising sport through lack of time or following injury? Are you keen to take up sports again in a gentler way? Start exercising safely by opting for active walking: a sport which is accessible to all, comprehensive, yet gentle on your joints.


Have you recently caught the bug for active walking and your friends and family are wondering what has got into you? Here's how to answer the most commonly asked questions, without losing motivation. Maybe you have even convinced them to join you in discovering all the pleasures of active walking!