Research, Technique & Other Articles

True North Nordic Walking and Nordic Walking Nova Scotia keep up to date with the latest research on the benefits of Nordic Walking and the proven techniques to improve you fitness results and enjoyment of Nordic Walking. We follow the growing body of evidence for the physical and mental health, plus socioeconomic benefits of Nordic Walking.

Click on the links to view the the most recent articles and blogs:

Walking With Your Doctor Could Be Better Than Talking With Your Doctor (PDF)

Nordic Pole Walking - December 2017 (PDF)

Overview of Clinical & Scientific Studies on Nordic Pole Walking (PDF)


Exercise and Activity Level in Alzheimer's Disease (PDF)


Nordic Walking Improves Daily Physical Activities in COPD: a randomised controlled trial (PDF)


Field Testing of Physiological Responses Associated with Nordic Walking (PDF)

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True North Nordic Walking and Nordic Walking Nova Scotia are operated by Bill and Esther VanGorder. We offer Nordic Walking clinics and are a distributor for industry-leader Nordixx Pole Walking Canada.

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Our How to Nordic Walking clinics are designed for all adults. Family and children's classes are also offered in separate venues. These introductory events will train you to Nordic Walk properly for the best possible enjoyment and benefit. Our instructors are nationally certified to teach Nordic Walking.

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