Nordic Walking NA is the collecting point for all things Nordic Walking for education, product, and associations.
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Nordic Walking NA has worked with many of the associations and manufacturers to develop some simple guidelines for education and product choices for Nordic Walking. Below are so simple definitions the steering committee agreed on.
NWNA Basic Definition of Nordic Walking
Walking with a pair of specially designed poles
Poles are used on each step in a natural walking rhythm to enhance the health and fitness benefits.
Poles are used to help propel the body forward.
Each pole is planted in opposition to the walking leg (i.e. right leg forward left pole plant)
Poles are planted at a slight rearward facing angle
NWNA Basic Definition of a Nordic Walking Pole
Designed specifically for the activity
Strong, lightweight, durable shaft
Specifically designed handle and tip for forward propulsion.
Specially designed durable tips for all surfaces.
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