HEARING AND COGNITIVE HEALTH
The average age of the Quebec population is rising rapidly, and cognitiv...
Anyone can do Nordic walking because it can be tailored to various fitness levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). It’s a fun, full-body outdoor activity that’s relatively easy, requires little equipment, and can be done alone or in a group.
Nordic walking raises your heart rate without making you feel like you’re putting in a huge amount of effort. It also boosts lung capacity and is a full-body, low-impact workout that burns up to 40% more calories than a simple walk. You can use Nordic walking to train for other sports like hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing (90% of muscles used), or add it to your exercise repertoire.