Nordic Walking burns 46% more calories than ordinary walking and is suitable for all ages abilities. It helps improve posture and offers a full body workout. Walks in Lowestoft are £3.50 per walk. Dates for 2020 Winter Walks in Lowestoft. January 14th Jolly Sailor Pakefield - Meet in the car park, opposite the pub January 21st Gunton Woods - Meet just passed the Church January 28th Sparrows Nest - Meet in the car park February 4th Normanston Park - Meet next to the table tennis table at the front of Jesters Nordic Walking in Bungay, starts 24th January February 11th Gunton Woods - Meet just passed the Church February 18th Jolly Sailor Pakefield - Meet in the car park, opposite the pub February 25th Oulton Marshes - Meet in the car park March 3rd Sparrows Nest - Meet in the car park March 10th Normanston Park - Meet next to the table tennis table at the front of Jesters March 17th Carlton Marshes All walks start at 9.15am for about 1 hour at a cost of £3.50
Who is Nordic Walking suitable for? Nordic Walking is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Your instructor will ensure you stay at the pace or level that is right for you.
How do I get started? Come and join a walk, – you get to try the poles and start to learn how to Nordic walk. If you like it. You will be taken on guided walks, led by Rachael, our qualified Nordic Walking UK instructor.
Will it be too strenuous for me then? No. You are using poles, which is like having two extra legs and your physical effort is spread over your legs and the poles. It won’t feel like you are working hard.
Will I be able to do it? If you can walk you can Nordic walk. Some people take longer to learn the techniques; it’s not a problem to us and its good fun learning!
What should I bring? Whenever you are exercising, it is advisable to bring a drink. Sun screen and hats in hot weather are also important. A small and slim rucksack is also ideal, allowing your arms to freely swing from the shoulder. A waterproof jacket is advisable and all personal medication, if applicable, should be carried at all times. Walking shoes or boots should be comfortable and waterproof, but trainers will be just fine.
Are poles supplied? Yes, for all sessions and guided walks
What clothing is required? Layered clothing is best as it will allow you to adjust to the weather without restricting movement. Breathable fabrics are great and an outer waterproof shell is a must. Gloves can be useful to prevent initially chilly hands
Adults over 50 years of age.
Lowestoft walks are £3.50.