|Author||: Gill Stewart|
|Publisher||: A&C Black|
|Total Pages||: 385|
|Rating||: 4/5 (578 Downloads)|
Download or read book The Complete Guide to Nordic Walking written by Gill Stewart and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2014-11-25 with total page 385 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nordic Walking – a specific technique for walking with poles that is far more effective in burning calories and whole-body toning than walking alone – is growing rapidly in the UK and worldwide (c. 250,000 people in the UK have been introduced to Nordic Walking via a network of over 2,000 instructors with a marked increase since 2010). But there is no guide that clearly and simply explains what it really is, how to start it and how to keep progressing. The book outlines the simple effective 4 'gear' learning method popular in the UK and include comparisons of other methods popular worldwide to enable the reader to understand the best way to use Nordic Walking poles to get the desired results at the correct level. Fully illustrated with photographs of all the techniques. Contributors include Tom Rutlin founder of Exerstrider in the USA; Mike Gates Poleabout Australia, Fabio Moretti (Italy), Jose Manuel Fernandez Molina (Spain) and Martin Christie who introduced Nordic Walking to the UK in 2004. Sales points 1. Targeted specifically at a UK audience. 2. Fully endorsed by Nordic Walking UK. 3. Another key title in the Complete Guides series.