Walking On Air

Let's Walk Nordic Book with Vicky Welsh

April 19, 2023 Mary Tweed Season 4 Episode 49
Walking On Air
Let's Walk Nordic Book with Vicky Welsh
Show Notes

I am delighted to kick off Series 4 by interviewing British Nordic Walking National Trainer, Vicky Welsh.  Vicky is a good friend of Walking On Air having answered the question ‘what is nordic walking’ in the very first episode of this podcast, which remains the most downloaded episode of all time.  She returned for episode 35 to explain how beneficial nordic walking is for the pelvic floor; an episode that has top 10 status reflecting the importance of this topic.  

Back in 2010 Vicky  set up Bristol Nordic Walking;  she organised a successful Nordic Walking festival in October 2021; she is working on a community nordic walking project in Bristol; and she has recently been raising the profile of nordic walking again by publishing a book,  Lets Walk Nordic, which has been a number one best seller on amazon in 8 categories, including walking, hiking & trekking; active outdoor pursuits; and  hiking & camping and number two in fitness through walking (second only to MM Just one thing) and number two in Sport (second only to the fishing book by mortimer &u whitehouse.  

In our conversation, Vicky mentioned the positive influence of Parkrun and how it actively encourages participation from Nordic Walkers; if you would like to learn more, then do listen to episode #26 in which Sian Harris talks in detail about the experience of nordic walking parkrun

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I'm Mary Tweed, a British Nordic Walking instructor with Nordic Walking East Anglia.


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