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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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Walking on Air – Nordic Walking Podcast
According to the UK “Nordic Walking is Brilliant! It takes you outdoors, it connects you with other people, it’s a great all body workout and it’s safe. It’s simply Brilliant.” Over the summer I’ve been enjoying Mary Tweed’s Walking on … Continue reading
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Nordic Walking for Mental Health
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We all need to be responsible for caring for our own and our family’s health in all ways. There is plenty of awareness of the need to move for physical health but perhaps we … Continue reading
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Nordic Walking MN Facebook Page launched!
Over the past 5 months I’ve received more than 4000 visits to my website with questions about Nordic walking, classes, poles, walking groups and just how does one get started. When I started Nordic Walking in 2005 this energy is … Continue reading
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Investing in Nordic Walking Poles
So you’re ready to purchase your own Nordic Walking Poles, here’s what you need to know. The most important thing is to make sure you invest in Nordic Walking poles and not Trekking, Hiking, Snowshoe, or Ski poles. There really … Continue reading
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Spring 2021 Classes Posted
Spring has Sprung and it’s time to pull out those poles and get outside! I love turning the season over from winter to spring. By now I feel like I’ve used up all of my winter time and I’m ready … Continue reading
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Friluftsliv – in other words don’t let winter keep you in
“I’m just not a winter person!” “I don’t have the clothes to go outside.” “It’s too cold!” “There’s nothing to do outdoors in the winter.” “Just let me hibernate!” I’ve heard it all before but I’m here to add my … Continue reading
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Winter’s coming! What to do!
Covid came you went outsideYou found the joy, you got the rhythmAlone or with a willing partnerStep by step you’ve become a walker But winters coming what to do?Nordic Walk and keep it goingpoles in hand you’re warm and fittips … Continue reading
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Spring Classes on Hold
It’s time to put Nordic walking on your calendars but at this time most of the community ed programs are putting classes on hold until we can safely gather together. Please stay posted for updates. Here is the proposed schedule … Continue reading
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Is walking making a comeback?
During this difficult time as we all stay at home the one thing we are encouraged to do is to go outside everyday. Go for a walk they say. Just keep your social distance but get outside to help reduce … Continue reading
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