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-Try Nordic Walking (walking with poles)
-Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking!
-Strengthen your upper body!
-Reduce the stress on the joints!
-Normal walking/jogging, , only uses approximately 70% of the muscle mass in the while Nordic Walking utilizes up to 90% of your body’s muscle mass.
-By using the Nordic walking poles, you increase your heart rate on average 10-15% more than normal walking
-Many doctors agree that Nordic walking is one of the most effective cardiov

- Submitted by WALKING-UP 4/30/2011 in Exercise | 13 Comments
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HYATTI1 11/10/2014 8:55:00 AM

    I agree and I plan to do just that get more out of it each time.
BANNERMAN 11/8/2014 11:09:00 PM

    Thanks for sharing.
SNUZSUZ 11/8/2014 7:11:00 PM

DELLMEL 11/8/2014 5:21:00 PM

    Have to think about this. Sound good.
LOVINGKATE 11/8/2014 1:57:00 PM

    WOW, better check this out. Thanks so much for sharing.
GARYNANN 11/8/2014 11:56:00 AM

    Is this just for trail walking...I can't see using them on sidewalks...explain pls... emoticon
DAKARISAH430 11/8/2014 8:27:00 AM

    I will definitely check into this
VAINVT 11/8/2014 7:48:00 AM

    Great idea. Thanks for the facts.
TURTLELADY56 10/13/2013 7:49:00 AM

    this one has me thinkin....
IRENEHARPS 7/9/2013 9:28:00 PM

    Have been doing Nordic walking for quite a few years now. I hate walking without my poles. I love it and preach about Nordic walking any chance I get. I'm more than a fan.
BRET67 5/13/2011 11:58:00 AM

    Just started this week, got economy poles for a trail walk, i will say Nordic walking for one hour has bettered my 30 min run. Highly recommend Nordic Walking to any one who want's a little extra.
KAYTIE22 4/30/2011 9:41:00 PM

    I should really get a pair and start using them. They say they are an excellent addition to any walking program. Have to put them on my list. Thanks for the great tip.
SUNNYARIZONA 4/30/2011 5:46:00 PM

    Have used my exerstrider poles, now for over 10 years. Hard to walk without them now!

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