Category Archives: Nordic Walking

Spring Classes

Now that we’ve turned the calendar over to 2016 I’m beginning to get spring classes scheduled with local community programs. Check back the first of February for a full calendar starting with some Tastes and Intro classes in April and … Continue reading

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Shoes for Nordic Walking

I often get asked about shoes for Nordic Walking. It’s a very simple answer, whatever shoe works best for your foot and your style of walking. Basically a good walking shoe will have a well padded heel for the initial … Continue reading

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Fitness on a Stick

I’ve used this phrase before, in fact every year when it’s Minnesota State Fair time it’s an appropriate play on words here in the North land.  If you’ve never been to our state fair you’ve missed eating just about anything … Continue reading

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Fall Classes on the Calendar!

If you live in the St Cloud area please check out my calendar of fall classes in the local communities.  There are classes and Tastes in Cold Spring, Sartell, Sauk Rapids and St Joseph. I’m working on one for the … Continue reading

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Up with Nordic Walking!

Yes that’s right… Up with Nordic Walking, up with your posture, up with your balance, up with your heart rate, up with your calorie burn, up with your confidence, up with your strength, up with your motivation and up with … Continue reading

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Creating New Nordic Walkers

Sometimes it only takes a taste to know that something is really good! Nordic Walking is like that, try it and I’m pretty sure you’ll like it.  That’s what happened last week.  My Nordic walking classes here in the Cold … Continue reading

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Let the Season Begin!

My Community Ed Classes are now beginning. We had the first class of a 3 week class in Cold Spring last week, expected 8 from the sign ups and had 11 walkers come. It was a beautiful evening and a … Continue reading

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Nordic Walking Safer than Walking with a Cell Phone!

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 … Continue reading

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Surprise Encounter

I went for a Nordic walk to the Bozeman C-oop on Good Friday to pick up strawberries and fresh asparagus for Easter dinner. It’s only 2 miles so I figured I could leave the car at home and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Look Up, Look Around, Look Down!

My dear friend and fellow Nordic walking enthusiast Lindy Smith is fond of saying “Look Up” when you’re walking.  She loves clouds and blue skies plus it’s a good reminder to get your chin up and look where you are … Continue reading

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