Nordic walking is superior to brisk walking without poles on improving resting heart rate, blood pressure, exercise capacity, maximal oxygen consumption, and quality of life in various diseases and has a role in both primary and secondary prevention.
In the neurological population results have shown significant improvements in;
- Quality of life
- Walking speed
- Stride length
- postural stability
- Gait pattern
- Cognitive processing speed
What the video below for a little more information about the fantastic benefits of Nordic walking.