Nordic Walking - available Fitness
What is Nordic Walking or Nordic walker?Many of you probably have seen people doing "strange" walking using ski poles!Especially a lot of them in Europe.These people have not gone mad, they just engaged in a new kind of fitness - Nordic walker.
It was born a few years ago in Western Europe and has gained millions of fans in England, France, Germany and Scandinavia.Created whole clubs of fans of this type of walk, and fitness clubs include it in its list of outdoor activities.
What is the difference from the usual Nordic Walking walk without sticks?During normal walking or running you involved only the lower muscles of the body, ie about 40%.During the sessions Nordic walking, due to the fact that the hand is quite a large load you employ 90% of the muscles of the body, ie you're working almost all the muscles of the body simultaneously, which allows you to burn more calories than during normal walking.Also stick your hands and help absorb 20 to 30% of strokes,
What gives Nordic walking?
1. keeps in tone muscles of the upper and lower body at the same time;
2. Trains about 90% of all muscles of the body;
3. Burns 46% more calories than normal walking;
4. Reduce the pressure on the knees and joints;
5. Improves the heart and lungs.
why she was able to win so many fans in a short time?Firstly, Nordic walking can deal with anyone and at any age, becauseThis sport does not require any special training or physical fitness.Second, to engage in Nordic walker you do not need to spend large sums of money, enough to buy a special stick and have comfortable clothes for walking - shoes, pants and jacket.Finally, learning the proper technique of Nordic walking does not take much of your time, becauseit is simple enough.It is no wonder that more and more people in Europe are beginning to engage in Nordic walking.
Nordic walking can be practiced and alone, but the company - more fun, on the site you can find convenient for you club, where you will be taking the first step to health and where you can find companions for walking ...
in Russia has a new websiteabout Nordic walking - nordicwalker.ru.The project regularly in different parks of the city arranges free courses Nordic walking, in which the instructor will supply the correct technique of walking, giving maximum effect and give the stick to test.On the site you can read various articles about Nordic walking, to get acquainted with the assortment of sticks, view photos and video walks Nordic walker and, of course, ask questions.
author: Ivan Minaev