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How you feel after a Nordic Walk!

How you feel after a Nordic Walk!

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

Exercise can have an enormous impact on your mood. In fact, it is thought that exercise can be just as effective as anti-depressants in treating mild-to-moderate depression. Not only can exercise help in treating depression, it can also prevent people from becoming depressed again. So it's important to keep up an exercise regimen after people get better. We don't yet understand exercise and mood enough to know exactly which type of exercise is best - or how much - but what we do know is that it definitely has a positive effect. Exercise can: increase your energy levels help you...


Capital Nordic Walking included on Breast Canberra Australia Network Provider List

Capital Nordic Walking included on Breast Canberra Australia Network Provider List

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

The treatment for cancer frequently leaves people exhausted with a feeling that their energy is just so low that they lack the strength to exercise.  However, exercise is key – both in helping increase energy and also to protect against future cancers.  The beauty of Nordic walking is that the poles act as support and can really help empower you to get out and be active – from the point of diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.  An added benefit is that the perceived level of exertion (how hard you feel you are working) is far less than how hard you...


How Nordic Walking helped Sandra lower her high blood pressure

How Nordic Walking helped Sandra lower her high blood pressure

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

I was first diagnosed with high blood pressure in my mid 50s and put on medication. Over time my blood pressure continued to rise and even with an increase in medication, it remained very high.     In June 2019 I started Nordic Walking three times a week on a regular basis. When I first started, I was very unfit but with time and perseverance I gradually became stronger and found I could walk further and for longer. The biggest bonus of Nordic Walking has been the effect it has had on my blood pressure. While my medication has remained the same,...


Autumn Nordic Walking Courses - Something for Everyone!

Autumn Nordic Walking Courses - Something for Everyone!

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

Check out our course options to find a course that matches your needs in terms your fitness, reasons for taking up Nordic Walking, and your budget. We have courses for people who fit and active, those with balance and mobility challenges, people who'd like to do the course with a friend or partner, or privately on their own. There's something for everyone!  Click HERE to find your course and get started!


Staying Healthy and Protecting Others

Staying Healthy and Protecting Others

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

EXERCISE, WHEN DONE PROPERLY, IS PROVEN TO BOOST HEALTH; even doing just a few minutes of exercise every day can strengthen the immune system, improve brain function, reverse the effects of aging in the heart, and may even improve your memory. Exercise is also proven to be a positive influence on mental health. Nordic Walking is the perfect solution to staying active and healthy during this difficult period with restrictions on social and physical contact. It ticks all the boxes – you are outside in the fresh air, away from crowds, the only item you have contact with is your...


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