Author Archives: Linda

Poles or No Poles

Spring has finally arrived here in Minnesota. The ice is off the lakes just in time for fishing opener and people are outside enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. It’s always exciting to see walkers with poles on the trails … Continue reading

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2018 Schedule for Spring and Summer Classes

I’m working on the calendar for spring and summer classes and walking groups. As I finalize dates and times I’ll be posting them on my calendar. For now here’s an update of what is coming, details will be available soon. … Continue reading

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Layers for Cold Weather Nordic Walking

When the weather outside is frightful it’s not time to stay indoors it’s time to pull out your winter layers. I’m not talking about putting on layers with chocolate and comfort foods altho that’s tempting but putting on layers of … Continue reading

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St Cloud VA Nordic Walks

It’s long been a dream of mine to lead Nordic walking groups for our Veterans. I’m excited to tell you that this month it’s finally happened. Having completed my volunteer orientation early in September we have group walks scheduled with … Continue reading

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Come Walk with the Queen!

If you live in the St Cloud area there are so many opportunities to get a taste of Nordic Walking. With the cooler weather it’s a perfect time of year to motivate and get out with your poles! Check out … Continue reading

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Walks Scheduled for Parkinson’s Support Groups

It’s always more fun in a group! Liz Ogren, Pedal and Roll for Parkinson’s, and I have been busy planning special walks in the Twin Cities and beyond for Parkinson’s Support Groups and anyone else who would like to join … Continue reading

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Summer Walking Groups

It’s always more fun in a group and there are several weekly group walks as well as some that meet monthly or are just a special one time walk.  So no excuses for not getting out with your poles!  Weekly … Continue reading

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Got Poles? Now What Do You Do?

Congratulations!  You’ve made the commitment to fitness, bought some poles and can’t wait to get started. But just how do you do that? Nordic walking is easy to learn but there is definitely some technique to using the poles that … Continue reading

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New Shoes!

I got new walking shoes this week! Nordic walkers need a pair of poles in their hands and a good pair of walking shoes on their feet. There are many different brands out there and they all fit different shaped … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Classes on the Calendar

I woke up to new snow on the ground here in Bozeman Montana, it’s our winter home featuring lots of skiing up at Big Sky! Funny thing about that snow, it made me think of spring time and Nordic walking. … Continue reading

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