Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is a sport from Finland which has recently become popular. It is a variation of walking using sticks. Nordic walking or Nordic fitness improves fitness and burns fat, stimulates the cardiovascular system and activates the immune system. Nordic walking relieves the pressure on the musculoskeletal system by up to 30%. It releases muscular tension in the shoulders and neck, improves cardiovascular performance and increases the supply of oxygen to the whole body through active use of the auxiliary respiratory muscles. The muscles of the upper body in particular are engaged. Since Nordic walking exerts only a light strain on the knees, this type of sport is especially popular with overweight or older people.

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