Correct path technique, proper posture and body control with the correct use of specifically designed poles are the three pillars of the Modern Nordic Walking. This concept and its principles are celebrated in all parts of the world.
The Modern Nordic Walking provides a natural and effective way to improve body awareness, lose weight and tone the entire body regardless of age and physical condition, as it does not add excessive strain on the joints. Plus, it's fun, relaxing and inexpensive.
The Modern Nordic Walking is a physical activity that fits everyone with walking exercises that range from tranquil and therapeutic walks to a great aerobic workout, including specific exercises for the most physically prepared and professional athletes. The discipline can be practiced anywhere: in parks, along forest trails, in the countryside, at the beach or in the mountains and even in the city using special rubber tips on your poles for asphalt.
If you are interested in more information regarding the Modern Nordic Walking, you can read: "The modern Nordic Walking - Motion for life" by Tiina Arrankoski and Tuomo Kettunen
(160 pages with about 250 photos)