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Nordic Walking for Seniors

Peakfit,a member of HPCVS, is attempting to obtain grants to enable it to offer free specialised walking activities for the over 55’s.  

Nordic Walking is recommended as a safe exercise by both the NHS and Public Health England.

It is easy on the joints and can be enjoyed by virtually anyone even those with mild to moderate mobility issues. The trainer is Phill Alcock a member of British Nordic Walking, an International Nordic Walking Federation Certificated Instructor, a Walking for Health Leader and member of the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society.

An article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) ( 18 October, 2017) presents evidence showing that regular exercise can allow an older person to, in the words of the report, "drop a decade”. That is they can slow the aging process.

The report goes on to say :-"It reinforces the message that frailty, dementia and disability are not inevitable consequences of ageing”. Our specialised Nordic Walking for Seniors is a safe and easy exercise programme.

Peakfit intends to offer these benefits to everyone for free but we need grants aid to do so. Before we can apply for such aid we must prove there is a demand. If you would like to take part in the Nordic Walking 4 Seniors, free of charge, please email your support to Peakfit.

Just email " I live in...state the area...and would like to take part in the Nordic Walking for Seniors programme. Email this to

We will not share your email address with anyone and we will not contact you again unless you state in the email you wish us to contact you when the programme starts.

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