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Let 2019 Be Easy!

Want instruction or poles?  Have questions?  Need a lively speaker? LINDA SCHAUMLEFFEL, Hall of Fame Olympian, car accident survivor,  Nordixx Canada MASTER Nordic Pole Walk Instructor, Linda4success@shaw.ca  (250) 920-4005  

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Scientific prescriptions for health with Nordic pole walking (the threshold at which health benefits start to accrue)  3 x 30 minute sessions each week.  Easy!  Do-able!

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*PUBLIC GROUP LESSONS ARE FINISHED FOR 2019.

*PRIVATE LESSONS ALWAYS AVAILABLE.   Linda4success@shaw.ca

*BUY NORDIXX TRAVELER POLES Info below.  Great Christmas Gifts! 

Linda4success@shaw.ca

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NORDIC STYLE POLE WALKING LOOKS LIKE THIS!

Elegant, in alignment, powerful yet relaxed,  easy on the feet/knees/hips, and using 90% of the body’s muscles for maximum calorie burn and health benefits.  IT SHOULD LOOK EASY, RELAXED, EFFORTLESS.  You can’t see that 90% of my muscles are working, and that the “workload” is actually huge!  It is a very unique exercise. Like every new skill it takes time/practice to make it look smooth and easy.

N-STYLE POLE WALKING

Note:   The key point to focus on in this video is that my UPPER ARM swings from the shoulder toward the back with every swing.  When you learn how to apply downward pressure on the strap with your relaxed hand, and keep that pressure on the strap all the way to the back of the swing, the pole tip responds by lifting itself up and replanting.  I am completely relaxed and have learned how to apply force effectively.  Look at how relaxed my hands are.

CRITERIA FOR EXCELLENT TECHNIQUE
1.  Upper Arm Swings behind “side mid-line” on every swing.

2. Hand travels horizontally to ground, from front to back of swing, using either Nordic or “J” style.

3.  Hands relaxed. (May stabilize handle by pinching handle with base of thumb and first finger, but all fingers must stay off handle and be relaxed).

4.  Rubber tip spontaneously springs into air consistently at end of arm swing and replants itself (as a consequence of swinging arm back with sufficient power)

 

‘J-STYLE” POLE WALKING…EQUALLY EFFECTIVE

(NB  In process of inserting video here)

J-Style pole walking is equally effective, but easier and more beneficial for some people, especially those with sore knees, feet, or hips, and very poor balance.  

 

Many people see these videos and think they can grab poles and just do it.  HOWEVER, IF YOU WANT TO MAXIMIZE THE BENEFITS OF THIS EXERCISE, get started with good habits, learn in the quickest most efficient way, and set up a good habit THE FIRST TIME, take a LEARN LESSON (or PRIVATE LESSON).  Call me!  Linda4success@shaw.ca

 

THE DIFFERENCE IN POLES….EXPLAINED!

Using the right tool for the right job makes a lot of difference.

Nordic poles vs Trekking poles vs Rehab poles

GET NORDIXX POLES HERE

They are $79.95cdn (plus taxes & shipping if applicable).

  1. From Linda Schaumleffel in Victoria  Linda4success@shaw.ca  AND AT EVERY LESSON.
  2. From FRONTRUNNERS in Victoria on Vancouver & Yates St.
  3. MAILED TO YOU: (We ship worldwide.) Click this button:   order here  Then click on “SHOP NOW” then “PRODUCTS“, then “NORDIXX POLES” and choose Nordixx Global “TRAVELER” poles $79.95.  These are the poles that I recommend because they have the detachable glove straps, and fit in your suitcase.

The best poles for the Nordic pole walking “job”. (NB…the carrying case you will receive is black.)

FIVE THINGS MAKE (NPW) NORDIC POLE WALKING EXCEPTIONAL: 

  1. FEELS GOOD:  easy on knees, shoulders/neck, hands, feels powerful and flowing.
  2. QUICK RESULTS:  Uses 90% of the body’s muscles, posture, LDL, BP, insulin, sleep, hip size start changing in 20-30 days.
  3. AFFORDABLE:  Poles are $91.  Learn Class is $20.  10 Bootcamp sessions is $97.  ($79.95 + shipping + tax)
  4. CONVENIENT:  Just walk out your front door and start!
  5. FUN FACTOR:  breathe in nature, see the sights, socialize with fellow pole walkers, participate in events from time to time.

NORDIC POLE WALKING IS “DO-ABLE” by anyone who can walk, and is kind of addictive once you get the hang of it.

OUR VISION STATEMENT IS “to create a community-based legacy of health through fitness with Nordic pole walking”.  Why just walk (using 45% of your muscles) when you can learn to Nordic pole walk (using 90% of your muscles).  FITNESS, REHAB, or FUN, Nordic pole walking has a place for you!

Questions?  Contact Linda4success@shaw.ca

Note: instructor certification available. Contact me.

 (INSPIRE MAGAZINE ARTICLE…  http://www.seniorlivingmag.com/articles)

 Nordic STYLE pole walking is very kind to your body (feet, knees, hips, back, shoulders and hands) and at the same time EFFECTIVELY makes you stronger and healthier.   The prescription for health with Nordic Pole walking is 3x week for 30+ minutes.  Go fast or slow, it works!  THIS IS SOMETHING YOU CAN ACTUALLY DO!  Results accrue quickly: posture, pant size, BP, LDL, insulin, energy, sleep, strength, balance, sure-footedness, coordination, recovery.

      

    

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2018…Let’s get fitter… easier, smarter!

Want instruction or poles?  Have questions?  Need a lively speaker? LINDA SCHAUMLEFFEL, Olympian, car accident survivor,  Nordixx Canada MASTER Nordic Pole Walk Instructor, Linda4success@shaw.ca  (250) 920-4005  

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To register for classes/courses click here: https://nordicpolewalkingvictoria.ca/calendar/

NORDIC STYLE POLE WALKING LOOKS LIKE THIS!

Elegant, in alignment, powerful yet relaxed,  easy on the feet/knees/hips, and using 90% of the body’s muscles for maximum calorie burn and health benefits.  IT SHOULD LOOK EASY, RELAXED, EFFORTLESS.  You can’t see that 90% of my muscles are working, and that the “workload” is actually huge!  It is a very unique exercise. Like every new skill it takes time/practice to make it look smooth and easy.

Many people see this video and think they can grab poles and just do it.  HOWEVER, IF YOU WANT TO MAXIMIZE THE BENEFITS OF THIS EXERCISE, LEARN IN THE FASTEST WAY POSSIBLE,  AND SOLVE THE UNIQUE PROBLEMS YOU BODY MAY PRESENT, THEN TAKE A “LEARN LESSON” or PRIVATE LESSON with me!  Linda4success@shaw.ca

Note:  My legs and arms are much longer than yours, and my stride length is longer than many people.  So don’t be fooled!  The key point to focus on in this video is that my arm swings from the shoulder, with mounting pressure, “to the back wall”  with every swing.  The pole tip responds by lifting itself up and replanting.  I am completely relaxed and have learned how to apply force effectively.  Look at how relaxed my hands are.

THE DIFFERENCE IN POLES….EXPLAINED!

Using the right tool for the right job makes a lot of difference.

Nordic poles vs Trekking poles vs Rehab poles

GET NORDIXX POLES HERE

They are $79.95cdn (plus taxes & shipping if applicable).

  1. From Linda Schaumleffel in Victoria  Linda4success@shaw.ca  AND AT EVERY LESSON.
  2. From FRONTRUNNERS in Victoria on Vancouver & Yates St.
  3. MAILED TO YOU: (We ship worldwide.) Click  order here  then click on “SHOP NOW” then “PRODUCTS“, then “NORDIXX POLES” and choose Nordixx Global “TRAVELER” poles $79.95.  These are the poles that I recommend because they have the detachable glove straps, and fit in your suitcase.

The best poles for the Nordic pole walking “job”. (NB…the carrying case you will receive is black.)

UPCOMING FUN EVENTS

  • January 4, 2019 Vanc Island Leaders Meeting
  • TC10km CLINIC in Shawnigan Lake includes Nordic pole walkers with Linda Schaumleffel Linda4success@shaw.ca
  • TC10km Nordic pole walk training in Victoria with Jennifer Smyth  smythj@telus.net
  • April 2019 ESQUIMALT 5KM
  • April 28, 2019  TC 10KM
  • June 1, 2019 WALK FOR ARTHRITIS
  • June 15, 2019 NAVY RUN
  • July-August SUMMER ADVENTURE
  • October 27, 2019 Autumn Classic

1. TRY NORDIC POLE WALKING TO SEE IF YOU LIKE IT! 

$20 Take one LEARN LESSON to try Nordic pole walking; see if you like it!

LESSONS START AGAIN FEB 1, 2019

MONDAY 1:30pm- 3:00pm at Cook & Dallas

WEDNESDAY 1:30-3:00pm near Spinnaker’s pub (306 Catherine Street)

Group lessons are given from February to October.  Private lessons available anytime.

For full details and to register  CLICK ON EVENT CALENDAR, look for the lesson date or course you want. Click button on the class you want to register and pay (paypay, visa, mc) OR EMAIL Linda4success@shaw.ca to pre-register.  $20  Borrow poles for free for the LEARN CLASS.

2.  GET CONFIDENT WITH NORDIC POLE WALKING SKILL!

Special Offer:  SAVE MONEY WITH PUNCH CARD!

Every new skill does better with a little focused learning!  At the end of your first LEARN LESSON in 2019,  you are eligible to purchase 3-PUNCH CARD to learn and reinforce your basic pole walking skill.  This punch card enables you to take any 3 LEARN LESSONS before Oct 31, 2019, for $30.  You save 50%.  Between pole walking 3 x week, and 3 more coaching sessions, you will feel confident!

3. GET FIT with NORDIC POLE WALKING.  FREE NEIGHBORHOOD POLE WALK CLUBS  Prescription for fitness with Nordic pole walking is to pole walk 3 x week for 30 minutes. Responsibility for fitness is yours and yours alone.  However, have more fun and accountability by joining a free neighborhood pole walking club.   Check them out here:  http://vancislandnordicpolewalkers.com

OUR VISION STATEMENT IS “to create a community-based legacy of health through fitness with Nordic pole walking”.  Why just walk (using 45% of your muscles) when you can learn to Nordic pole walk (using 90% of your muscles).  FITNESS, REHAB, or FUN, Nordic pole walking has a place for you!

Questions?  Contact Linda4success@shaw.ca

Note: instructor certification available. Contact me.

 (INSPIRE MAGAZINE ARTICLE…  http://www.seniorlivingmag.com/articles)

 Nordic STYLE pole walking is very kind to your body (feet, knees, hips, back, shoulders and hands) and at the same time EFFECTIVELY makes you stronger and healthier.   The prescription for health with Nordic Pole walking is 3x week for 30+ minutes.  Go fast or slow, it works!  THIS IS SOMETHING YOU CAN ACTUALLY DO!  Results accrue quickly: posture, pant size, BP, LDL, insulin, energy, sleep, strength, balance, sure-footedness, coordination, recovery….

 

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FOUR THINGS MAKE (NPW) NORDIC POLE WALKING EXCEPTIONAL: 

  1. NPW is an EFFICIENT exercise using 90% of the body’s muscles, with a  huge “workload” that turn on internal switches of health.
  2. NPW is DO-ABLE by the widest range of people.  Age, fitness level, and health condition do not stop people from NPW.
  3. NPW is ADDICTIVE:  it is convenient, it feels good, and it creates immediate results for everyone.
  4. NPW is AFFORDABLE.   The best Nordixx poles $91 includes tax.  4 lessons will get you confident  (under $100)

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Shaw TV VIDEO CLIP on “THE DAILY” with Dan Kahan

I think Dan did a masterful job to take 70 minutes of film about me and Nordic Pole Walking and condense it into this segment.  Thanks Dan!       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTnGZSbQ49k