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Nordic Walking Leadership Training – May 29, 5-8pm

This class will be held at Struthers Parkinson’s Center, 6701 Country Club Drive, Golden Valley MN Registration Lindamlemke@gmail.com fee $75 Current research is clear about regular exercise being an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Walking is one of the … Continue reading

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Walk like a 5 year old

When I go for a walk with a child I always am amazed at how much longer it takes. They walk in wonder, explore, spin, jump on and off things, run stop turn around and do it all over again. … Continue reading

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POP Up Walks for Spring 2023

POP UP Walks are free community walks, open to all walkers, poles provided and a quick intro to basic technique to help newbies get excited! These walks are led by Linda Lemke We are hoping more walks can be scheduled … Continue reading

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Spring Classes 2023

As we kick off the 2023 Nordic Walking Season here is a list of the classes that I know of in the Twin Cities. If you are teaching or know of other classes please let me know so we can … Continue reading

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Nordic Walking Benefits for Parkinsons

Walking has been shown to be a simple and effective exercise choice for individuals with Parkinson’s. Current research confirms that the use of Nordic walking poles provides many benefits over and above the basic aerobic workout of walking. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Spring Classes in Minnesota

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2021 Nordic Walking Season – and what a season it was!

Summer of 2021 actually began in December with the article in the Star Tribune by Kevyn Burger touting Nordic Walking as the perfect pandemic fitness activity. Even tho it came out in the winter, in Minnesota, it sparked off a … Continue reading

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Tips for Walking in the Dark

I love walking outdoors all year long. The cool, crisp mornings are invigorating and the perfect way to wake up. But as the days get shorter and we find ourselves walking in the dark it’s important to be safe out … Continue reading

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Technique Tip – Poles bouncing or “reverberating on contact”

Walkers often complain that the tips of their poles are bouncing or “reverberating” on contact with the ground. Remember that you’re learning a new activity and it takes time and a few miles of walking to settle into the rhythm … 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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