An effective, joint friendly workout.
Nordic walking has been around for decades in Europe and has become more popular in Canada in recent years. Breathe. has made this super effective, joint-friendly workout accessible in Des Moines.
Why should you try Nordic Walking with Urban Poles?
- Offload painful joints. Because Nordic Walking uses the arms, core AND the legs to walk, the low back, hips knees and ankles take less strain.
- Burn more calories! Again, since using Urban Poles involves the upper and lower body on a walk, and more muscles are involved, a simple walk burns up to 45% more calories.
- Have fun! We love being able to exercise at home and without having to get in the car to go somewhere. Nordic walking is faster and more exciting than normal walking!
More and more women are telling us that they’ve gone from being unable to walk for exercise due to pain to walking 2 miles or more with minimal discomfort.
“A shout out to nordic pole walking and Dr. Libby Trausch for her recent workshop. I have struggled for YEARS to find an exercise I can do AND enjoy without aggravating my lower back. I’ve found it! Another 2 miles in the books tonight.”
Book an appointment to get your own set of Nordic Walking poles and start using them today!
Nordic Walking is a simple way to maximize your walking. If you’re having any of the following, it’s best to book a separate appointment so we can find the root and identify how to get you back to doing the things you love:
Hip or back pain
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Foot or ankle problems
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