The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

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Price: $19.99

by Barb Gormley

This engaging 67-page guide is packed full of information for beginner, intermediate and advanced Nordic walkers. Topics include: how to set up your poles; proper Nordic walking technique; technique troubleshooting; what to wear; the top 20 FAQs; how to pick up the pace; train for a 5K; motivational stories from newbie and experienced Nordic walkers, and much more. Fitness expert, Urban Poling director of education and professional writer Barb Gormley offers loads of tips, tricks and resources to help make your Nordic walking experiences fun and effective. (paperback, black & white)

Also available in an e-book format.

This book is not intended for ACTIVATOR Pole users (i.e. balance and rehab use).

Specs for The Urban Poling Ultimate Guide to Nordic Walking

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format paperback
pages 67
colour black and white with colour cover

  • The book is awesome! Love the easy to read format, all the tips, fixes, 7 Things Every New Nordic Walker Should Know, the easy to do fitness test on pg 20 and the inspirational

    - Lori

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Going downhill

For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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