You see it everyday! People walking along on crowded sidewalks in public places looking down, focused on the cell phone in their hand. Accidents waiting to happen. And apparently they do, statistically speaking, the number one cause of injury to walkers is texting or reading emails on a cell phone while walking. These incidents cover everything from a simple bump to a serious crash with a car.
It’s just one more benefit of Nordic Walking. With poles in your hands you simply can’t be holding a phone and surfing the web step by step. You are free to focus on life around you, avoiding dangerous things like other pedestrians, street signs and curbs.
So go ahead, put that phone in your pocket and some poles in your hands. Step out today on a healthier and a safer way of walking!