121 Craigmount Avenue North Edinburgh United Kingdom EH48BR
Key Worker Discount:
Free taster sessions are offered before you commit to a course.
Courses - a block of 4 x 1 hour group techniques classes costs £36.00 – this includes hire of poles - 10% discount for NHS staff so you pay £32.40!
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking or rambling. The poles are not planted in front of the walker but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body to propel the walker along.
What are the benefits?
Fantastic aerobic (cardiovascular) exercise
Feels easier than walking without poles
Marvellous weight loss activity – uses up to 46% more calories than normal walking
90% of working muscles used – upper as well as lower body
Great for neck and shoulder tension and back strength
Combines mental health benefits of exercise with those of being outdoors
Can do it almost anywhere outdoors
Sociable – chat to friends and make new friends
Individual 1:1 and small groups catered for
Who can do Nordic Walking?
Anyone can!! It is an activity for all fitness levels, ages and health conditions – If you can walk you can ‘Nordic Walk’!
It is promoted and endorsed by many fitness instructors, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is a highly effective way to get and stay healthy.