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Running & Nordic Walking

Salzburger Sportwelt

With the use of poles.... 

....and it doesn't always have to be extreme sports: The Salzburger Sportwelt offers you numerous opportunities during your summer holiday in Austria to gradually improve your personal fitness. Nordic walking is especially popular in Salzburg.

Get to know your personal holiday spot in Salzburg a little better. Set out on a Nordic-walking expedition to explore the countryside, and at the same time take decisive steps towards a greater sense of wellbeing and balance.

The holiday towns of Flachau, Wagrain, St. Johann-Alpendorf, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Kleinarl, Eben and Filzmoos offer Nordic-walking classes, along with an extensive program for beginners, experienced walkers and pros. No matter whether you decide to take a guided Nordic-walking tour of the Salzburger Sportwelt with a pro, or prefer to explore the countryside on your own, you will not soon find another setting for Nordic-walking during your holidays in SalzburgerLand, Austria, more beautiful than you will right here. Numerous marked Nordic-walking routes, both in the valley and up on the mountains, whisk you away into the fascinating natural world of SalzburgerLand.



What are the benefits of Nordic Walking?

The combined use of arms and poles works the entire musculature, increases the pulse rate and metabolism, as well as heightening energy exchange. Nordic Walking increases calorie consumption by as much as 46 percent and strengthens the muscles of the shoulders, back and chest.  This sport is truly a fountain of youth for both body and soul. The heart pumps more oxygen through the body, the arteries are protected from hardening, the immune system improves.  And as with any sport, it also enhances a positive view on life and an overall sense of well-being. 

Nordic Walking - the Fat-Killer

Through the use of poles, calorie consumption is increased as compared to walking without them.  Nordic Walking is well suited to those with weight problems - excellent for burning off fat deposits.

For 95% of the training period, the Nordic Walker will be in the basic and developmental zones - ideal for burning fat!

How and where can you try Nordic Walking?

Your fitness center is nature itself.  The reasons for participating in this new full-body sports discipline are too numerous and varied to mention.  You can enjoy this sport in any weather and whatever the season.

Choose Nordic Walking as your year-round regimen for fitness and sustained good health.

Salzburger Sportwelt

Salzburger Sportwelt

  1. Hauptstraße 159
    A- 5542 Flachau

    Tel.: +43 6457 2929
    Fax: +43 6457 2929-29
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