I recently received this photo in the post which made me laugh out very loud. I think everyone knows just how much we love walking through a field with cows in... We do try to organise our walks to be cow-less but sometimes it is unavoidable and we have to walk close to them. I …
How to take care of your feet for nordic walking
As the summer is hotting up we need to be aware of looking after our feet. Your feet are probably the most important 'tools' when you are out walking or hiking so it's important to look after them. There are numerous things you can do but it all begins with choosing the correct walking boots, …
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Keeping Kit Dry
In response to a few conversations about how to keep mobile phones, spare layers, butties etc dry in your backpack, I have done some research amongst our day/trip Nordic walkers.
Top Nordic Walking Technique Tips
Running the Technique Courses has reminded me that it is good for us all to refresh our Nordic Walking technique from time to time. Like when driving, it is really easy to fall into bad habits when out pole walking (especially if you are chatting!) If you are keen to get the maximum results from …
What’s in Bev’s Rucksack?
Have you ever wondered what Bev carries in her walking rucksack?
LET'S MAKE THE MOST OF THE FRESH SPRING AIR by taking time to incorporate some relaxing deeper breathing into your Nordic walking.
7 Bonus Benefits of Winter Exercise
Did you know that exercising outdoors rather than in a crowded stuffy gym can be very beneficial during the cold winter? If you can pull yourself away from that cozy seat in front of the fireplace, you’ll reap these seven bonus benefits of sweating it out in the cold weather — and you might even learn …
TOP TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM A BULL!
1. If you find yourself in a field with an aggressive bull - it may be growling, staring, pawing the ground or tossing its head - get away immediately. Walk close to a wall or fence when crossing the field so that you can climb over it quickly. 2. Zip up any loose clothing. It’s …
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10 essential clothing items for winter walking
Everything you need to know about winter walking apparel