A Full Body Workout with Walking Poles

When you see Walking Poles what do you imagine?  Hiking a mountain or Cross Country Skiing often comes to mind, but few might realize the full body workout benefits of incorporating them into a daily walking routine.

According to Dr Gerred Popejoy, the creator of NordicWalkingNations.com, “15 min. of Nordic Walking is equal to 27 minutes of regular walking, while giving the same health benefits as swimming.”

I can attest to the postural effects of standing up tall with the sticks.  Listen to my interview to learn more, and visit NordicWalkingNations.com for additional tips on how to incorporate walking poles into your exercise routine.

Shirley Potasz, M.A.

Shirley Potasz, M.A.

Editor of BalanceYourDay.com Specialties include natural food preparation, skin care, and changing one's lifestyle. • M.A. in Educational Technology from SFSU • Certified Nutritionist • Produces numerous videos and interviews • Performs novel research • Lectures publicly and teaches in public and private schools Past • Broadcast Radio and TV Host in Los Angeles • National Health Federation (NHF) Board Member and S.F. Chapter President (13 years) - championed state and national health legislation, spoke at conventions, and organized monthly lectures by foremost researchers.

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