NORDIC WALKING

ABOUT NORDIC WALKING

Nordic Walking is one of the fastest growing recreational fitness sports in the world.  Nordic Walking is fitness walking with specially designed Nordic Walker poles and offers a very efficient, aerobic and easy way to improve your physical condition irrespective of age, gender or current fitness level.
International Nordic Walking Association (INWA) is the world’s first official international association promoting Nordic Walking and was founded in Finland in year 2000.
Originating from summer training for cross-country skiers, Nordic Walking works your upper and lower body at the same time, strengthening your back, legs and arms, and reducing neck and shoulder tension—all this while improving the health of your heart and lungs.  Exercise intensity is determined by upper body effort so people of differing fitness levels can walk and talk together, while working to their own level with Nordic Walking.  From the social walker enjoying the outdoors with others, to the elite athlete needing sport specific cross-training, Nordic Walking (or Nordic Running) is suitable for everyone.


HEALTH BENEFITS:

· Total body workout.
· Burns up to 46% more calories than walking without poles.
· Works arms, shoulders and back.
· Releases pain and tension in neck and shoulders.
· Strengthens spine and reduces back pain.
· Reduces the load on knees and other joints.
· Strengthens bones and can combat osteoporosis (bone thinning disease).
· Suitable for all fitness levels.
· Ideal cross training for athletes.


LEARN TO NORDIC WALK

Learn to Nordic Walk with the first INWA accredited instructor in Dubai.
Stride for Life offers Nordic Walking instruction in groups, pairs and on an individual basis.  All first time Nordic Walkers are required to attend an introductory session before optionally progressing with a six-lesson Nordic Walking package.

UPCOMING EVENTS VENUE DATE & TIME

GROUP INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP

 

 

GROUP SIX LESSON COURSE

 

 

Stride for Life uses Exel Nordic Walking poles during instruction. Exel are the original manufacturers of specifically designed Co-Wound carbon composite Nordic Walking poles.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO BOOK YOUR GROUP, PAIRS OR INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION:
CALL DEBORAH ON +971 50 6577057 or email deborah@strideforlife.com

 

 

NORDIC WALK REGULARLY WITH STRIDE FOR LIFE

Nordic Walkers are welcome to join Stride for Life and use their Nordic Walking poles at regular walking sessions. 

Get the best of both worlds – the fantastic total body workout and increased calorie burn of Nordic Walking and the motivational and training benefits of being a member of Stride for Life!

 

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