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Nordic walking how to get started

nordic walking

Nordic walking how to get started

Nordic walking is a full-body exercise that's easy on the joints and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Find out about Nordic walking technique, the health benefits and getting started. What is Nordic walking?   Nordic walking was originally a summer training regime for cross-country skiers. It's based on using specially designed walking poles in a way that harnesses the power of the upper body to propel you forward as you walk. It is now a recognised way to turn a walk into whole body exercise that can be done by anybody anywhere. Who is Nordic walking suitable for?...

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how to hunt with slingshots catapults aiming and the law

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how to hunt with slingshots catapults aiming and the law

Catapults are an age old device modernized in this day and age with latex rubber giving us a much more compact device capable of launching a projectile at impressive speeds. Within the subject of Bushcraft catapults can give us an ability to take small game at reasonable distances, provided the user is skilled enough and the catapult itself along with the projectile, is suitable. How are catapults seen socially and what are the laws regarding purchasing and carrying of one? Catapults have no legal limit on power, can take almost any form and can be legally bought from any retailer...

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Trout rise forms the lost art

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Trout rise forms the lost art

  When I was young and learning to fly fish I was given a tattered book on trout fishing by a curmudgeonly old friend of my fathers. He took me aside, gruffly told me that I should read the book as it contained a wealth of useful information, attempted a wry smile and shuffled off. The book was “Trout fishing from all angles” by Eric Taverner. The first edition was originally published in 1929. 448 pages long with 250 illustrations. It was a weighty tome for a 9 year old to digest but I gave it my best. Much of...

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Why do I need a compass-the basics

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Why do I need a compass-the basics

Why do I need a compass? Learning how to use a compass is an important outdoor skill; not just for walkers, but cyclists and runners too. It’s good to take a compass with you, but even better if you know what to do with it! A compass helps you to find where you are and find your way; this is very useful but can be critical if you get lost and visibility is poor. Compass features Compasses come in many designs, but most compass features are the same as those found in an all-time classic compass like the Silva Ranger....

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first time camping top tips you should know

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first time camping top tips you should know

How to plan your first camping trip some basic tips to get you started Camping can be daunting for first-timers. If you’re worried about getting your stuff across a campsite, the potential of rain or mud, how to stay warm, or cook a half-decent meal… then don’t worry! Our handy checklist will help you feel fully prepared for your first camping break, so that you can just get out there and enjoy it! Research the area There’s nothing worse than turning up at a campsite and realising there’s not a lot in the vicinity. If you’re after a good local...

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