Category: News

Dust off your poles!!

We are back!! We are taking our first tentative steps back out on the glorious Cannock Chase. Sessions have been added for August including lessons for those of you who would like to try Nordic Walking. We cater for all ages and levels. So if you want to get back into safe and friendly exercise […]

Jordan Update

Jordan Update – Due to co-ordination and fine motor skills he began to get frustrated with the strapless poles. We have moved to strapped poles and after marching for 2 sessions have now progressed to dragging. We are doing around 1 mile a day and this video is day 7. Occasionally we move to holding […]

1st Home Workout

Hi Please see a video workout for those of you who need a little support. This video has been prepared by the Team at WALX HQ – please follow the advice re suitability of each move and call me if you are new to exercise or have any concerns For this first video you need […]

Suspension of Walks

I had hoped my first post would be one about becoming an instructor and plans for expanding Chase Nordic Walking, however having effectively suspended all group walks until further notice I will now concentrate on getting as much set up as I can. I will also be honing my teaching skills on Jordan, my stepson. […]

Our Top Tips for a Good Posture

A good posture is essential for maintaining healthy bones, joints and muscles. As this is an area that a few of our walkers are working on, we thought some handy hints, tips and reminders would be helpful. Watch your posture change as you read this… ✅Never slouch when sitting in a chair. Push your bottom to the […]

Actress Sheila Hancock prepares for the role of a lifetime with Nordic Walking

85-year-old actress Sheila Hancock took up Nordic Walking to prepare for her new role in the film ‘Edie’, a moving story about an octogenarian who embarks on a mission to embrace her new freedom and climb a Scottish mountain following the death of her overbearing husband. https://www.irishnews.com/arts/2018/06/04/news/sheila-hancock-85-i-enjoyed-the-feeling-of-my-body-becoming-young-again–1340442/