Category: News

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

I am a firm believer that the MENTAL HEALTH benefits of exercise, and specifically NORDIC WALKING, are equally as important as the PHYSICAL BENEFITS. That’s why we are supporting MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK and the focus for this year NATURE and the very positive effect that being in nature can have us. THRIVING WITH NATURE […]

VENUE OF THE WEEK

CHORLEYWOOD Settlement at Chorleywood dates back to the Paleolithic era when the plentiful flint supply led to the swift development of tools by man. The Romans built a village on the ancient site complete with a mill and brewery. The name has been derived from the Anglo-Saxon leah, meaning a clearing or a wood, of […]

VENUE OF THE WEEK

BEAN HERE AT HUNTON BRIDGE   Probably one of our favourite coffee houses, Bean Here at Hunton Bridge is always a popular venue for Nordic Walking Watford. Located just off the Hunton Bridge roundabout, Bean Here coffee shop provides a great place to get away and enjoy our coffees and teas plus freshly baked sourdough […]

WALKING SDRAWKCAB

WALKING BACKWARDS We used WALKING BACKWARDS in our TONE UP THURSDAY class today! Here’s why it’s good for you : On the surface, walking backward may seem silly or useless. Take a deeper look, though. It actually provides a number of perks for both your physical and mental well-being. It’s a simple way for you […]

WHAT3WORDS

WHAT3WORDS The WHAT3WORDS address is a much more accurate way to find our walk locations. What3words has given every 3m square in the world a unique 3-word address – simply enter the 3 words into the app and click navigate to find our exact meeting points How-to-use-the-what3words-app-instructions

WELCOME OUR NEW INSTRUCTOR…

Huge congratulations to walk leader Gary Ansell who has just recently passed his NWUK INSTRUCTOR training! Gary has been diligently studying over the past few months and successfully completed his final assessment last week. He will soon be starting to teach our POWER OF POLES sessions as well as continuing to lead walks on a […]