Blogs about Nordic Walking

Friday, July 28, 2017 • Portland, OR 97229-8924
Jacqueline's Blog
Nordic Walking allows people with fibromyalgia a safe exercise intervention that allows them to walk outdoors without having to avoid hills and increasing fall risk. Persons with fibromyalgia can enjoy the same improvement in strength, flexibility, aerobic capacity and perhaps postural control as can healthy persons according to Arthritis Research Therapy. Symptom flares are commonly exacerbated, however by exercise that is not modified for fibromyalgia.
Monday, May 30, 2016 • Portland, OR 97229-8924
Jacqueline's Blog
When preparing Exercise Prescriptions and Physical Activity Plans for new clients I often include daily walking as part of the weekly exercise program.Many clients however tell me that they do not like to walk without a purpose.What bigger purpose is there than walking to improve your personal health and well-being? Below are some more ideas to walk with a purpose: • Boost your energy level• Expend energy to better manage your body weight• Improve and strengthens functions of the heart
Thursday, March 12, 2015 • Portland, OR 97229-8924
Jacqueline's Blog
Active Aging and Nordic Walking are a Perfect Fit.Put the spring back into your step or the power back into your walk.  Active Aging Nordic Walking is suitable for older adults that like the challenge of moderate to intense fitness walking, as well as older adults with medical conditions for which the Nordic Walking Poles can help compensate for (e.g. MS, osteoporosis, diabetes, arthritis, joint replacements and joint pain, beginning balance or mobility problems, and more…).