Three supportive movements for Nordic walkers

March 13, 2017 | By Lisa Workman

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Let’s be honest, some of us are fair weather walkers during the winter months. Our reason to move indoors might be to support our outdoor activities that we do during the other three seasons! Watch as Lisa, founder of The Why I Move Project, explains three supportive resistance:

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Lisa Workman

Lisa Workman

M.A., B.P.E., CSEP-CEP, EIMC Level 2, AFLCA Trainer, Urban Poling Instructor. Lisa has been active in the exercise profession for over 15 years as a certified exercise physiologist, fitness centre manager, fitness writer and presenter, and group exercise instructor. She is the creator of The Why I Move Project and whyimove.com. In 2015, Lisa was named Life Fitness’s Global Personal Trainer to Watch Top Ten Finalist and was the sole Canadian representation at the international event. Lisa was the 2012 recipient of the Alberta Certified Exercise Physiologist Recognition Award and the 2010-2011 recipient of the University of Alberta’s Campus Recreation Building Block Award. She sits on the editorial advisory board for the Alberta Centre for Active Living WellSpring publication, the Alberta Centre for Active Living Research Advisory Committee and the Nourish Move Thrive Advisory Group.
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