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Nordic Walking Workshop

  • 13 Nov 2010
  • 1:00 PM - 3:59 PM
  • Onanda Park, Canandaigua


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Learn how to burn up to 40% more calories than regular walking. Nordic Walking delivers a jazzed up workout with a cardio bonus. Get a full body workout simply by adding walking poles, and good technique! Think of it as walking with a huge plus. We will be bringing Louise Adie up from 

Trumansburg to teach us this technique. The lesson will last for 60-90 minutes, and then we will go on a hike using the poles. Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Find out more at and Rain or Shine.

Bring: You will need to bring your own pair of poles. Let us know if you have an extra pair to lend to someone else. Adjustable poles are 'okay' but short real ski poles are best. Here's how to fit them properly: Stand with arms at sides. Bring one hand up so forearm is parallel to the ground. Right where the palm is the pole handle should be. This is significantly shorter than the armpit measure we use for ski poles used on snow. There are many reasons why. With no snow under the ski we're closer to the ground and we want to be able to lean forward with our torsos while pushing off the poles behind our feet. It's critical to have these shorter poles for dry land Nordic walking.

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