Originating in Finland, Nordic walking has its origins in cross-country skiing, with the use of poles with gauntlets to accentuate the natural swinging movement of the arms.
Nordic walking is essentially a convivial activity, offering a feeling of escape and discovery in complete simplicity, while at the same time boosting physical fitness, cardio-respiratory capacity and endurance. The main benefits are:
- 80% of the body's muscles are exercised, resulting in high calorie
consumption of calories (+40% compared with traditional walking)
- Improved posture, leading to less stress on the joints, with a
on the joints, with less load on the hips, knees and ankles.
hips, knees and ankles (-30% / jogging)
- Better oxygenation of the brain (outdoor activity) and a strengthening of the immune system
Places are limited. Please contact Manuel Schmidt in advance to register.
Walks are always carried out in optimal weather conditions and in a suitable environment.
Bring comfortable sports shoes and a bottle of water. Specific poles with gauntlets can be loaned for the first few sessions.
*Conditions of access*
Annual membership of the Amicale du Conseil de l'Europe is required.
Access to the activity is subject to a fee (see rates below - in addition to Amicale membership).
15 € per session
Wednesdays from 12.15pm to 1.45pm: Departure point near the Octroi, at the entrance to the Parc de l'Orangerie.
(Other departure days may be considered depending on the number of number of participants)
Manuel Schmidt, graduate of the Faculté des Sciences du Sport de Strasbourg, specialising in sport and health.
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