CTV News – Vancouver
July 8, 2008 | By Nadia
Women find Nordic walking a good fitness aid
“It’s fun. It’s easy to learn. It’s low impact, and it reaches all age groups.” Occupational therapist Mandy Shintani talks about Nordic Walking with CTV News Vancouver. Read more.
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education