Of all the ways to get and stay fit, walking is the easiest, safest and cheapest. You don’t need a gym and you certainly don’t need lycra! Nordic walking notches it up that bit more and gets your upper body involved. It is to walking what the cross-trainer is to the treadmill, with two key differences- it’s fun and sociable.
Of course we can’t always be Nordic walking and some of you reading this article might not yet have your own poles. The following is a top six list of how you can turn an ordinary walk into a workout.
1. Get active with your feet