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Author Archives: Linda
It’s a small world. Yesterday I was on my way to deliver a set of LEKI Carbon Travellers to a gentleman in New London, MN. He had met some Nordic walkers from my classes while walking on the trail. He … Continue reading
I meant to track my walk today. But my phone went dead and silent, I didn’t wear a watch and I left my Fitbit at home. I was off the grid for each step. So instead of listening to my … Continue reading
The most common question from new walkers is “Where are the groups?” It’s always more fun with a group and Nordic Walkers are no exception. To be successful with a new activity you need a buddy and a schedule so … Continue reading
Save the Planet, Go for a Walk Wouldn’t it be wonderful if this week, in honor of Earth Day, the fitness clubs, yoga studios, Y’s, all those indoor workout and exercise places were empty and everyone was outside enjoying some … Continue reading
We have an epidemic of obesity in the U.S. According to the study, “Americans are gaining an average of one to two pounds per year. If we don’t stop the present trend, by the year 2030, 86.3% of adults in … Continue reading
In 2010 I met Liz Ogren, founder of Pedal and Roll for Parkinson’s. She was looking for someone to lead Nordic walking experiences for persons with Parkinson’s. At the time I didn’t know much about Parkinson’s or that she was … Continue reading
“Making a lifestyle change is your decision. You can choose to look better, feel better, slow the aging process, boost your energy, productivity, memory level, and decrease stress and depression. Or not.” walkstyles.com May 2013 Change, just like attitude, it’s … Continue reading
It has come to my attention that Ridgedale Mall has removed the carpet from the upper level of the mall. Unfortunately that means that the rubber tips will no longer work on their floors. Eden Prairie Mall has good surfaces … Continue reading
We all know we should add more steps to our day. The creative solutions include walking not driving when possible, get off the bus a block away from your destination and parking further away from the building. All good and … Continue reading
For many people “cold” is a four letter word. They don’t like the cold and spend their winter trying to avoid being out in it. But if your winter is a cold season and you are healthy enough to enjoy … Continue reading