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The History of Nordic Walking.

Nordic Walking started in Finland in the early 20th century as a summer training exercise for cross country skiers. The real breakthrough of Nordic Walking as a practiced exercise came in 1997, when a Finnish company, in cooperation with athletes and sports medicine experts, invented a new wrist strap system to make the present-day Nordic walking technique possible.

Europeans adopted Nordic walking as a favorite activity because of it's time-efficient, low-stress, total body workout.
Cross-Country skiing has been long recognized being one of the most effective body workouts for burning calories and building cardio-vascular fitness combined with reduced stress on your joints.

Now, thanks to Nordic Pole Walking, all this and more can be achieved without the skis and the snow, anytime;

  • all year round
  • in any climate
  • on any surface!

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