Why…..Poles for Walking?

Some of the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking are:

*  you incorporate 90% use of body muscles (only 40% while walking without poles)
*  you increase your cardiovascular workout
*  increases of up to 46% higher calorie expenditure
*  there is reduced stress on your hips and knees through the support of the poles
*  you improve your posture and balance
*  perceived as less workout than the actual true physical exertion
*  upper body activity using the poles improves upper body mobility
*  upper body activity using the poles reduces upper back, neck and shoulder pains
*  it is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels

 

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