Fitness classes have grown more popular than individual workouts. The main draw to working out in a group or class is the added motivation.
If you know you have a step class at 8am on Saturday, you set the alarm so that you are up and ready to go. However,…Continue
Added by York Nordic on February 20, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Do you stay away from walking due to instability?
Feeling unstable and unsure of your every step is a huge concern for many people that actually handicaps their ability to do every day activities. Recently, I spotted a gentleman using Nordic Walking poles but not for exercise purposes; he utilized these amazing poles for stability and support. In his old age he was…Continue
Added by York Nordic on February 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Brrrr is that a frost I feel?
With summer sadly behind us and the winter season creeping in, it is easy to become a hermit. Show winter who’s boss and leave the hibernation to the bears with easy tips to staying fit this cold season.
Winter forces us to exercise inside but visiting the gym everyday can drag your exercise motivation downhill. Spark…Continue
Added by York Nordic on January 30, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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Welcome to York Nordic Walking!
You may not realize how important incorporating walking into your daily workout routine is for your health. With the colder months now behind us, we have no excuse to not enjoy the outdoors. The thought of running on a treadmill or going to the gym may make many of us long for the couch. …Continue
Added by York Nordic on December 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The act of walking is much more than just moving from one place to another. Walking conveys many messages to the beholder and it means a lot more than just Eco-friendly travel. The right posture and manner of walking is a means to convey confidence, purposefulness and the readiness to take up challenges. It is therefore very necessary to walk in a manner…Continue
Added by York Nordic on November 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Nordic Walking is proving to be a great gift for individuals suffering from Parkinson disease. The seemingly simple looking activity of walking with Nordic poles is bringing a lot of hope and cheer to people who had compromised with a life of pain and inactivity.
Visually Nordic Walking…Continue
Added by York Nordic on November 15, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
What are you doing with your breathing? Have you ever even thought about how to breath? The…Continue
Added by York Nordic on October 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Being active is a great way to incorporate daily physical activity while setting goals and feeling the sense of accomplishment once they are achieved. We found one app that challenges every athlete regardless of fitness level. It sets…Continue
Added by York Nordic on October 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Today our lives are filled with the hustle and bustle of play date drop offs, sport practices, long hours at our jobs and late night dinners. At times it seems almost impossible to squeeze in an effective workout that releases your feel good…
Added by York Nordic on August 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Nordic Walking is quickly catching people’s attention on the beach, in towns, at the park and even in your neighborhood! At the local beaches, tourist’s sign up for Nordic Walking courses and tours while locals begin venturing around the block using new…
Added by York Nordic on July 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Clue #1 : This trail covers 65 miles of recreational greenway that connects Casco Bay in South Portland to Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It is open all season with luxurious trails spreading 10 feet wide and filled with hikers, bikers, snow shoers, nature walkers,…Continue
Added by York Nordic on June 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Treat your eyes, body and mind with new trails that can challenge your fitness. Try a wonderful…Continue
Added by York Nordic on June 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
With technology organizing and managing our everyday activities, it is no surprise how we rely on our phones for everything. We used to memorize phone numbers and events but now thanks to Apple, the iPhone does it all for us. Relying on our memory to navigate our way home or remembering what path we took on the…
Added by York Nordic on June 6, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
With every passing birthday we are gifted with mixed emotions of happiness for another year and the anxiety of our mental health aging. A common misconception is that our minds begin to deteriorate as each new year we blow out another candle. Hold off hiding the candles, because experts…
Added by York Nordic on May 9, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system, which is your brain and spinal cord. The disorder disrupts the transfer of messages that communicates a desired action from the brain to the spinal…
Added by Reseach on April 24, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Yawning is usually associated with late nights, early mornings and pure boredom. Many of you may be able to remember a teacher or parent scolding you when you let out a yawn during a presentation or event, but today we are going to encourage it!
Reading through Competitor Magazine, we came…Continue
Added by Reseach on April 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
We have some of our own how-to videos here but I am a huge fan of viewing any video that gets you learning as fast as possible. The video below by Marko Kantaneva has some great easy to understand video and some…
Added by York Nordic on April 5, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments