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What are Nordic walking sticks?

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Nordic walking sticks are pieces of equipment that people use to perform the Nordic walking exercise and can come in a variety of lengths, as well as fitted with grips and wrist-straps. The Nordic walking stick can be either a non-adjustable shaft or a telescoping pole that can be adjusted.

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Nordic walking sticks are an integral part of the Nordic fitness walking exercise, as it urges to walker to exert force on it with each step. Nordic walking participants enjoy better fitness benefits compared to regular walking and receive stimulation to large parts of the upper body. Nordic walking also consumes up to 46 percent more energy compared to normal walking.

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