Walking

An expert explains how walking in the north can raise the bar for daily walks

Have you ever noticed people walking with poles even on flat surfaces and wondered why they do this? This is known as Nordic Walking, and it’s a bit like cross-country skiing but without the snow. Walking with canes was first developed in Scandinavia and reached central Europe about 20 years ago. For some reason, it …

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How much do you need to walk each day to reduce the risk of heart disease

walking is A powerful tool for our physical and mental health – perhaps even more powerful than we think. Walking for 21 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart disease by 30%, according to a Harvard Health report published in 2017 that was used frequently to stress the importance of going for a …

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