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Here are a few references to Pole Walking that have been seen in Magazine Articles.

Magazine Articles

Nordic Pole Walking: Fit or Fad, Physiotherapy Practice Magazine - Spring 2011

Letty Krucz has always loved to walk, cycle and dance. But five years ago arthritis began rapidly creeping into her knees, making almost any kind of physical activity painful. “I felt like an old lady,” says the vivacious…

Read more ... Walk This Way, Daytona Beach News Journal - April 2011

So, what if you were told that by adding a pair of poles to that half-hour walk would be the same as taking a 50-minute jaunt without them - and you would burn 48 percent more calories?"It's true," says Chrissy Powell, a staff…

Read more ... Pole Appeal, Zoomermag.com - October, 2011

Using the poles reduces impact on the knees, hips and ankles. Also, users show improved posture and improved bilateral and rhythmical movement. But don’t think only people with restraints on their mobility can get a workout…

Read more ... Pole Power Walking, Active Over 50 Magazine - January 2011

As with any hobby or sport you love, you want to share it. In our case, we decided to share it with the very active residents of The Villages Golf & Country Club in south San Jose. This gated retirement community comes with…

Read more ... The Nordic Way, Canadian Living - September 2010

Nordic walking, also known as urban poling or exerstriding, down look a lot like cross-country skiing - without the skis and snow. Not surprisingly, it started in Europe as a way for Nordic athletes to train in the off-season is…

Read more ... Smart Walking Seniors! Beyond 50 Magazine - Fall 2008

I was 42 years old and had recently transformed my overweight and out-of-shape body and lost 30 lbs (in just 6 months) by using walking poles - yet I was confused and hurt. Everyone that I had told about this "secret' European…

Read more ... Winterize Your Walk, Weight Watcher’s Magazine - December 2008

I used to think that walking with poles on a flat surface - known as Nordic walking - was pretty silly. After all, do you really need poles to navigate flat terrain? But that was before I tried it. After 4 days of walking with…

Read more ... Nordic Walking, Hot Fitness Trend #1, Best Health Magazine - Summer 2008

This combo of regular walking and cross-country skiing burns 25 to 40 percent more calories than regular walking alone. Using poles makes walking a total body workout, helps with posture and strengthens your abs, too. "It was…

Read more ... Reader’s Digest Best Health Magazine - September 2008

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Read more ... Walking with Poles, Exmoor Magazine - Spring 2007

Despite living right in the heart of Exmoor (God's own walking country), I'm ashamed to say that I just don't seem to get out on my own two legs that often. So when I saw Nordic walking lessons being offered right on my doorstep,…

Read more ... Nordic Walking - Fitness for Every Body, Fitness RX Magazine - June 2007

Finally, a new fitness regimen that anyone, even the less-than-fit, can enjoy without hesitation or intimidation. Although the "silly factor" (i.e., walking down the street on a perfectly sunny day with two ski poles in hand)…

Read more ... Chatelaine Walking Club Magazine - June 2007

What's one part walking, one part cross-country skiing and one of the hottest new ways to blast a slew of calories? It's Nordic walking, a popular fitness activity in Europe that's quickly gaining momentum this side of the…

Read more ... The Sport of Nordic Walking is more Popular than Ever, Better Homes & Gardens - June 2007

Poles aren't just for holding up beans - they're now part of a fun new way to ramp up your regular walk. It's called Nordic walking, a sport that got its foothold in Finland and is now spreading across the United States as more…

Read more ... Turn Ordinary Walking into an Extraordinary Fat Blaster! Woman’s World - April 2007

Think about the last brisk walk you took. Now think about this: Your next walk can feel easier and burn up to 50% more calories. It's a proven fact, says Tim Church, M.D., a top  researcher who tested trendy gadgets called…

Read more ... Walking Strong, Beyond 50 Magazine - Spring 2007

My Dad, Norman, turned 90 years old in December. It's amazing - at one time, he smoked three packs of cigarettes a day and sat in a truck six days a week. He drove the mail in a single-axle truck with a 35-foot trailer from…

Read more ... Striding Toward Good Health, Alive Magazine - April 2007

Walking is simple: you place one foot in front of the other in succession. It's called locomotion. What differentiates us from other walking mammals is that we've found a variety of ways to benefit from this simple act.Using…

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