Posts Tagged ‘Nordic Walking’

Longstrength for Nordic Walking

Posted: 1st February 2016 by strongman in General
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Nordic Walking by definition is “Panaerobic”…some estimate that 90% of one’s musculature is involved. Whatever the amount Dr. Schwartz defined it as basically any movement activating all 4 limbs and as much muscle as possible. It’s a nice alternate day exercise for me – I find it works well doing HeavyHands one day and this […]

Nordic Walking Roller Poles

Posted: 29th January 2016 by strongman in General
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Just when you think you’ve seen everything in the Nordic Walking field – something new catches your attention.  In this case it occurred on interstate 10 on the road to El Paso at a rest stop! I met the Tim Affield, inventor of Nordic Walking Roller Poles on his morning walk (pictures below from his website […]

As big fans of HeavyHands know, one of Dr. Schwartz’ early inspirations (besides a torn hamstring from running) was CROSS COUNTRY SKIING.  The “Panaerobic” action of all limbs moving simultaneously against resistance gave cross country skiiers HUGE abilities to process oxygen … far more than other athletes. Nordic Walking is the “cousin” of cross country skiing […]