NORDIC pole walking FEELS GOOD. Strengthen posture/core. De-stress neck/shoulders. Move FAST/SLOW & expect results. CONVENIENT & AFFORDABLE…no sweat! Try it. I bet you'll love it!

Let 2019 Be Easy!

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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REGISTER for LEARN classes & BOOTCAMP courses here

 http://nordicpolewalkingvictoria.ca/calendar/action:month/

2019 FOCUS

February- April  FOCUS ON FITNESS (celebrate in TC10km event))

May-July  FOCUS ON ADVENTURE

Sept – Nov FOCUS ON CELEBRATION

December – January FOCUS ON 3 X WEEK  FITNESS

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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.

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.)

LEARN TO NORDIC POLE WALK.  HERE’S HOW…

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!
  • MONDAY 1:30pm- 3:00pm at Cook & Dallas. Starts Feb 4 – July 29.
  • TUESDAY 6:30pm – 8:30pm near Spinnaker’s pub (306 Catherine)
  • Borrow poles for free for this lesson.

*** After first LEARN LESSON, get LEARN PLUS $25. It consists of a 4-week at-home coaching program plus an additional LEARN LESSON. The at-home coaching program guides and supports you through the exact activities you need to do to master the skill of NORDIC pole walking.

DESKWORKERS: 

  •   BOOTCAMP STARTS FEB 25 at 6:30pm.
  • BOOTCAMP FEE for 10 sessions $97 (Ends July 29)

(NB You can try BOOTCAMP for 1 session for $20 to decide if this program is for you.)

REGISTER HERE:  http://nordicpolewalkingvictoria.ca/calendar/action:month/

PRIVATE LESSONS available anytime at your location and convenient time.  Email Linda for details.

For full details and to register  CLICK ON EVENT CALENDAR, look for the class and lesson date 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!

LEARN LESSON Every new skill does better with a little focused learning!  At the end of your first LEARN LESSON ($20)  in 2019,  you will be eligible to purchase a 3-week at home training program ($25) which includes one more LEARN LESSON. This is my best program to actually get you NORDIC STYLE pole walking.

BOOTCAMP  ($97) Especially for those people who work during the day, BOOTCAMP is FUN & EFFECTIVE.  Each session consists of two parts: 1)  effective strength circuit & focused pole technique for 30 minutes, 2) pole walking along scenic route for 30 minutes.  PLUS your at home training schedule coaching card.   $97 buys you a 10-session punch card to be used by end of July 2019….so you have convenient flexibility of time.  You will also be required to purchase Nordixx poles ($91 includes tax, s/h)) available at first class. This is the most focused, and most fun program I have ever developed….and it is THE MOST EFFECTIVE.

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

UPCOMING FUN EVENTS

  • January 4, 2019 Vanc Island Leaders Meeting
  • TC10km CLINIC in Shawnigan Lake includes Nordic pole walkers with Linda Schaumleffel
  • 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
  • June-July SUMMER ADVENTURE
  • October 27, 2019 AUTUMN CLASSIC
  • November  SANTA PARADE in Victoria
  • December SPARKLE PARADE in Sidney

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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