Nordic walking with sticks – fashionable and useful!
In search of an easy and safe way that helps to lose weight without harm to health, can be found such a newfangled hobby as Scandinavian (Nordic, Finnish or Nordic) walking.
This gentle technique of weight loss and healing the body appeared in Europe at the turn of XX-XXI centuries and immediately found its fans among people of all ages.
Loved her for not difficult and high efficiency of workouts, a simple technique for distance, availability, and performance. You should also take the opportunity to spend a few hours in the fresh air, leaving a stuffy apartments and offices!
While Nordic walking is an aerobic movement with load. strengthens the heart and blood vessels. It allows you to train both on the city streets and rough terrain (parks and gardens, in parks and in the woods). Nordic walking is suitable both flat terrain and hilly.
Benefits and contraindications Nordic walking
According to statistics, fans of the North all-season walking normally do not Express any desire Continue reading
Nordic walking (walking with poles)
A new type of fitness – Nordic walking – is rapidly conquering the world. It is not known who first picked up the ski poles to walk. According to one version, the founders of this modern type of fitness became Finnish skiers. It appeared to be a few training sessions in the winter, and they began to walk in the summer, using ski poles to load the hands and the muscles of the upper torso. Those skiers who trained in the summer with the assistance of crutches, showed higher winter sports results. And those who ignored the summer training, was significantly inferior in performance to their more zealous colleagues.
This is one of the versions. Popular Nordic walking began in Europe in the 80-ies of the last century. Modern guru is considered Finn mark Cantana who first developed the semblance of instructions on the technique of Nordic walking. The work he published in 1997, and then by trial and error found the optimum design of sticks Continue reading