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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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Stuck at a Desk? Save your life with a Walk

A recent study by the University of Utah found that the health hazards of sitting all day can be offset by simply walking for two minutes each hour. It’s a fascinating study showing that low intensity exercise had no effect … Continue reading

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Summer is coming to an end, what’s still on your play list?

The countdown for summer is here.  The radio is talking about the state fair, the stores are full of back to school and the days are getting just a little shorter.  Where did the time go?  It was our first … Continue reading

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Good Housekeeping Magazine Connection

The May issue of the Good Housekeeping Magazine has a Walking Special article and guess who is quoted about Nordic Walking?  It’s always fun to be recognized as “one in the know” and a special thank you to the freelance … Continue reading

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Women with Women

I’ve been sharing time on the mountain with women and loving every minute of it.  Some have been dear friends from the HOW, Hoigaards Outdoor Women, group.  So delightful to have them here!  Others have been new friends here at … Continue reading

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A new pair of poles

I’ve been skiing for 52 years and had only minor injuries during all those years. In fact my entire family has skied for decades and only one has had a life threatening accident. Not that anyone should have life threatening … Continue reading

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Winter Nordic Walking

The snow in Minnesota has quickly changed our walks from fall to winter experiences. It is possible to walk outdoors year round with your poles. Time to remind ourselves what we need to do to enjoy those cold weather walks. … Continue reading

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