Latest Nordic walking Stories

2013-11-13 23:26:10

San Francisco Ergonomic Office Furniture Store Is Introducing the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles to Their Customers Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is excited to announce that they are now carrying the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles. The Bungypump poles provide an enhanced experience while walking, hiking or running. Bungypump training poles have a built-in suspension system, providing resistance every time the pole is pressed down. The benefits of the...

2012-05-21 20:09:42

The research was presented at the Heart Failure Congress 2012, 19-22 May, in Belgrade, Serbia. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Aerobic exercise in patients with heart failure improves quality of life and reduces heart failure related hospitalizations. However, many heart failure patients find it difficult to exercise. In Nordic walking, people use poles and their arms copy the motions of cross country skiing....

2009-09-15 15:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Illustrating its commitment to offering innovative wellness programs, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises is introducing aboard its ships Nordic Walking, fitness walking with lightweight poles. Through an exclusive new partnership with LEKI USA, a leading manufacturer of skiing, trekking and Nordic Walking Poles, Crystal continues to break new ground in fitness options at sea. Specifically designed to engage the entire body, the Nordic Walking poles...

2008-09-30 09:00:59

By JEANNINE STEIN By Jeannine Stein Los Angeles Times The prognosis for people with knee osteoarthritis isn't as bleak as it might seem in the wake of a study finding that arthroscopic surgery, once hailed as promising, might not be the best option. That study, released in the Sept. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and widely reported in other news media, suggested that people who underwent the surgery didn't fare any better in the long run than their counterparts who...

2008-09-02 12:00:06

By CARY ASPINWALL It's what you're burning when you're not at the gym that counts Slow and steady doesn't win the race when it comes to cardiovascular exercise and weight loss. Short bursts of high- intensity intervals mixed into your usual cardio routine will give you better results faster, said Clint Howard, exercise physiologist and owner of Fitness Together locations in south Tulsa and Bixby. "Most people are kind of old school -- they think you're supposed to do long, slow cardio...

2008-06-26 12:01:53

By Cary Aspinwall, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 26--WORKOUT Swimming laps during your lunch hour. WHAT IT IS Trying to sneak away, change into a swimsuit, swim 20-30 minutes of laps, shower and change to get back to work within a reasonable amount of time. WHEN YOU CAN GO The pool at the Patti Johnson Wilson YWCA, 1910 S. Lewis Ave., is open for lap swimming from noon to 2 p.m on weekdays. Call 587-2100 for additional hours and information. IT'S BEST FOR People who need a...

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