Stride into ’22 with Nordic poles

Keen Castlemaine Nordic Pole Walkers hit the track in the town's Botanical gardens. Spaces are available in the next round of free sessions set to start February. Photo: Eve Lamb

If you’re feeling the need to walk off a few of those post Christmas calories Nordic Pole Walking classes by be just the answer.
Bookings are now open for weekly Nordic Pole Walking classes in 2022 with classes to be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in Castlemaine and on Wednesday evenings in Maldon.
Trained volunteers who have been described by participants as “patient and encouraging” lead the groups and teach participants Nordic Pole Walking skills over 10 weeks.
Previous participants say they’ve noticed health benefits as a result of doing Nordic Pole Walking, with one reporting that he can “now enjoy long walks without aggravating my health issues”.
“I knew I needed to do regular walking for my fitness, but never enjoyed it due to my health issues,” Nordic Pole Walking participant Phil says. Read more in today’s Mail…

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.