There is a fantastic range of events that take place in and around Ullswater each year that celebrate the rich diversity, local history, culture and beauty of the area. Highlights include the world famous Marmalade Festival, the popular Winter Droving, Ullswater Walking Festival or Ullswater’s very own Daff Fest. Or perhaps one of the many sporting events, such as the Ullswater Triathlon or the Epic Lakes Swim is more your cup of tea?
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Learn to Nordic Walk Course
26th April 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 27th April 2017 @ 4:00 pm£45
Nics delivers this course to a suitable level for all ages & fitness levels. the aim of the course is master the techniques, and NOT to power up & down the fells, so whether this is all new to you, and you have struggled to be motivated to get out of the door, or you are an ultra runner, the basic techniques are the same… Nic will teach everyone!
This course will involve 4 hours intensive tuition over 2 sessions of 2 hours (26/27 April, both 2-4pm). You will instructed on the basics of Nordic Walking and also how to master the Hill Techniques in lesson 1, followed by the speed techniques and a fun walk in session 2, where Nic will help you iron out any co-ordination or technique problems. After 2 session you will be hooked and excited about propelling efficiently wherever you walk from then on… whether along the flat, in the parks at home or up & down the mountains in The Lake District!
Learn the correct technique & you will… Burn 46% more calories * Use 90% of your body’s muscles * Reduce the pressure on the lower limb joints * Reduce shoulder/neck tension * Strengthen lower back/core muscles * Clear your head and think clearer?
…and most of all – have fun with no concrete walls or wi-fi buzzing around in Nic’s Gym Without Walls… whatever the weather!
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