NORDIC WALKING FOR BEGINNERS - HOW DO YOU START NORDIC WALKING
10 tips to start Nordic Walking
Contact a Nordic walking club with qualified coaches to find out about the benefits and procedures. Contact a Nordic walking club with qualified coaches to find out about the benefits and procedures
- The club will advise you on the choice of equipment, sportswear and poles specific to Nordic walking
The length of the poles is very important. As is their composition (aluminium, carbon, etc.)
The club will offer you training with qualified coaches, in a group adapted to your level or experience
The coaches will give you technical advice on the movements you need to acquire to progress in the sport
The arm movements will help you to lengthen your stride, before gaining speed.
Regular training twice a week will help you to improve both your muscular and cardio respiratory capacities
- Nordic walking is practised on urban or rural paths but not on steep mountain paths.
- Nordic walking can also be practised alone but also enjoyable in a friendly group and can be practised all year round
- Numerous Nordic walking events take place near us, which allows us to share information on all the benefits that Nordic walking can bring
Thank you to Didier Roux for his recommendations, Nordic Walking leader at the Ronde de Chavanod (74)