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Nordic Walking Leadership Training – May 29, 5-8pm

This class will be held at Struthers Parkinson’s Center, 6701 Country Club Drive, Golden Valley MN Registration Lindamlemke@gmail.com fee $75 Current research is clear about regular exercise being an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Walking is one of the … Continue reading

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Walk like a 5 year old

When I go for a walk with a child I always am amazed at how much longer it takes. They walk in wonder, explore, spin, jump on and off things, run stop turn around and do it all over again. … Continue reading

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Six Common Errors Beginning Walkers Often Make

“Am I doing it right?” a question often heard when out with a Nordic walking group. If you’re out with your poles and enjoying the walk you’re on the right track. But there are simple things that we do that … Continue reading

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It’s Always More Fun In a Group!

Community Walking groups are typically free or may have a small membership fee to join. I’ve listed locations and contacts for these groups, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to me. Check to see if poles … Continue reading

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POP Up Walks for Spring 2023

POP UP Walks are free community walks, open to all walkers, poles provided and a quick intro to basic technique to help newbies get excited! These walks are led by Linda Lemke We are hoping more walks can be scheduled … Continue reading

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Spring Classes 2023

As we kick off the 2023 Nordic Walking Season here is a list of the classes that I know of in the Twin Cities. If you are teaching or know of other classes please let me know so we can … Continue reading

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Mixing Up Your Walk

On Christmas Eve I fell and sprained my wrist which took me out of Nordic Walking for several weeks. At the same time I joined the Kula Dance Experiment – 20 minutes of dancing every morning. The two events pushed … Continue reading

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Nordic Walking Benefits for Parkinsons

Walking has been shown to be a simple and effective exercise choice for individuals with Parkinson’s. Current research confirms that the use of Nordic walking poles provides many benefits over and above the basic aerobic workout of walking. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Spring Classes in Minnesota

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Happy New Year!

I don’t really do New Year’s Resolutions as much as I try to look back over the year past, count my blessings and then look ahead to the possibilities and opportunities in the New Year. One of blessings of the … Continue reading

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