If you are a ‘fair weather walker’, you will miss about a third of the year in the UK, as the terrain is usually muddy in winter. This is a bit of a shame, as being outdoors in winter is good for your immune system and mental wellbeing. And mud gives you a special workout (a bit like walking on soft sand or in deep snow). It can be safe if you use the right technique. Here are a few tips:
Dear Nordic Walkers – here are a few tips how you can make the best of your private walks during lockdown. It is important not to lose your good technique during this time when you won't get any feedback; you will have to self-observe and self-correct a bit more.
Nordic walking is so much more than a 'sport'. It is a great fitness workout, and also an opportunity to work on mindfulness, connect to nature, and create new friendships. Today on our walk, inspired by a melancholic autumn morning, some of our walkers started to recite their favorite poetry. Here are a few examples of the poems that came up. "The world was made to be free in..."