215-Nordic Walking

Show notes

I first came across Nordic walking around 7 years ago and thought ‘what the hell is that’? This was also the same reaction I had when I first came across trekking poles over 15 years ago. Being an avid hiker, I saw the similarities, but also the differences between the two types of pole useage. When one of our followers suggested we look further into Nordic walking so I decided it was time to touch base with the Canberra Nordic walking community to find out more. In today’s episode we talk with with Kristen Pratt, the owner and lead instructor of Capital Nordic Walking to find out what’s involved.

Podcast Overview

In this podcast we discuss Nordic Walking:

  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:24)
    • An introduction to the Kristen Pratt from Canberra Nordic Walking (time index 0:02:14)
    • What is Nordic Walking? (time index 0:06:24)
    • Benefits of Nordic Walking (time index 0:11:03)
    • Required equipment (time index 0:16:58)
    • Do you need lessons? (time index 0:23:45)
    • Final thoughts (time index 0:29:26)
  • Close (time index 0:37:31)
  • Bloopers

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Kristen Pratt from Canberra Nordic Walking

Roland Zede (France)

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