Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking

The Complete Guide to Health, Fitness and Fun

Book - 2009
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Nordic Walking, a type of fitness walking with poles, was developed in Finland in 1997 and has spread across much of Europe. Today more than six million people worldwide engage in Nordic Walking regularly. The motion is similar to cross country skiing or snowshoeing but without skis, snowshoes or snow! Nordic Walking is an excellent and fun way to get exercise and can be done by almost anyone. Here is the first complete guide on how to get started and stay commited to this massively growing fitness regime.
Publisher: Long Island City, NY : Hatherleigh Press, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781578262694
Branch Call Number: 613.7176 Wal
Characteristics: xxi, 177 pages : illustrations


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Jun 23, 2010

While too American-focused for my taste, this book provides an excellent overview of Nordic Walking including various techniques, stretches, benefits, equipment and resources. One word of caution - equipment listings (including shoes) were already outdated.

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