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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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Special Taste of NW for Parkinson’s in Willmar

Congratulations to the city of Willmar for becoming the most recent community to be recognized as a Parkinson’s Friendly City in Minnesota.  It makes a big difference for those living with Parkinson’s and their family to have better understanding and … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Classes on the Calendar!

  Fall is my favorite time of year to walk and Nordic Walking is my favorite walk! Join me for a Taste, a one time Intro, a 3 part Become a Nordic Walker or Beyond the Basics in a community … Continue reading

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Make Your Walk Count!

I went for a quick walk this morning, 2 miles to start my day with a paddle and a round of golf planned for later.  It was indeed a quick walk – 2.34 miles, average pace 13:55 per mile, 4,400 … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

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

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Indoor Walking At Ridgedale Mall, Minnetonka

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

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Walk Briskly!

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

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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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Winter Walking

Now that it’s cold outside there are a few tips to keep you walking outdoors everyday. 1. Dress in layers – wicking, warmth and wind protection 2. Wear less then you think you need – you should be cool the … Continue reading

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Gently used LEKI Instructor Poles seek new home

I’ve just received my brand new LEKI Instructors with the new slim profile and speed lock, so excited!  It means that I will be selling my gently used Instructor poles that have been used for classes.  All poles have been … Continue reading

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