Customer Alert: This site will be experiencing brief outages on Friday, 08/22/2014, from 7 pm to 12 am CST, as we update and implement improvements on our network systems. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Shopping Basket 0
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

HUMAN KINETICS




Topics:
Patrick
Offline
This was the slogan used in Europe to introduce Nordic Walking to the community. Nordic Walking is a low impact but effective total body workout.

Walking with specially designed poles and a learned technique has become very popular not just in continental Europe but also in the UK and in America. Here in Australia Nordic Walking is still a niche activity and many people (including those working in the heatlh and fitnes industries) haven't heard of Nordic Walking. Nordic Academy, the peak authority in the field in Asia Pacific trained about 80 instructors so far - most of them are health professionals who include Nordic Walking in their health programs.

For more information visit www.nordicacademy.com.au.

Patrick
Offline
In the Practicioner area I posted a comment about the benefits of Nordic Walking.

Nordic Academy is the peak authority in the field of Nordic Walking providing training to health professionals.

We're looking for people who are interested in doing a research project in Australia implementing Nordic Walking.

If you're interested please contact us via our website www.nordicacademy.com.au or call us on 1300 791 740.

Patrick
Offline
Hi there,

I'm glad a found my way to this forum. Active Aging Communities is playing a big part of our lives, business and otherwise.

I'm the Dirctor of Nordic Academy Australia. We are the peak authority in the field of Nordic Walking, providing training to health professionals (and also fitness professionals) for them to become Nordic Walking Instructors.

You might not even have heard about Nordic Walking?!

Nordic Walking - as per definition - is fitness walking with specially designed poles and a learned technique to create a total body but low impact workout.

In the past years we have experienced the growth of Noridc Walking in Europe and lately in America. In Australia Nordic Walking is gaining lots of popularity and is finding its way into the mainstream health and fitness activities.

The mein reason for Nordic Walking's success is the fact that the activity is very approachable, inexpensive and can be done by mostly anyone, anywhere at anytime, in a group or as a sole exercise. It is mostly performed outdoors, where one can reconnect with nature and 'exercise' mind abd body at the same time.

We would love to hear from health professionals and the general public of their views of Nordic Wlaking.

If you want to find more information please visit www.nordicacademy.com.au or freecall us on 1300 791 740.

Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products. SIGN UP NOW!

Human Kinetics Rewards

About Our Products

Book Excerpts

Catalogs

News and Articles

About Us

Career Opportunities

Events

Partners

Business to Business

Author Center

HK Today Newsletter

Services

Exam/Desk Copies

Language rights translation

Association Management

Associate Program

Rights and Permissions

Featured Programs

Human Kinetics Coach Education

Fitnessgram

Fitness for Life

Active Living Every Day

Connect with Us

Google Plus YouTube Tumblr Pinterest

Terms & Conditions

/

Privacy Policy

/

Safe Harbor