Nordic Walking Is My Favorite Form of Cardio—Here’s Why You Should Try It

  • Although only two still stand (one in marathon distance and another for 20 miles), I’m as passionate about Nordic walking as I ever have been.
  • Nordic walking is not very different from regular walking—you’re just adding ski poles to your hands.
  • In fact, according to the American Nordic Walking Association , you engage about 90 percent of the muscles in your body while Nordic walking.
  • What’s more, Nordic walking is by nature a low-impact sport, which makes this an ideal cross-training option for runners .

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