Nordic Fitness Ireland

Walks for All

Extreme Nordic

Run, Climb, Compete

Extreme Nordic

Our Extreme Nordic Programme is ideal for those who are looking to take part in an ultra marathon event or want to run with their poles. Lead by our instructor Tony who is no stranger to extreme events, including being one of the climbers on the First Irish Everest Expedition in 1993 and completing numerous ultra marathons and sky races across the world. Nordic poles are used by the top ultra runners in events such as UTMB. Learning the correct technique across the mountains is essential for getting the most benefit from the poles.

Power Hiking

Power hiking

Duration: 2 hours

To attend this class you must have completed both Nordic Poles 1 and 2 and be able to walk 10K in 1.5 hours to attend this course.

You will  learn how to move quickly across technical and hilly trail terrain in the Burren. 

This is ideal training for those wishing to complete mountain trail and ultra marathons when combined with our Nordic Running course.

Poles Provided

Cost: 

€45 pp min 2 people Max 4

Private Lesson: €80

Nordic Running

Nordic Running

Duration: 1.5 hours

You must complete Nordic Poles 1 or equivalent before attending this course and be able to run/walk 5k in 35 mins to attend this class..

Once you have mastered the basics you will then move on to gradually increase pace to running using your poles in an efficient manner to help propel you forward with perceived less effort.

This is ideal training for those wishing to complete mountain trail and ultra marathons when combined with our Power Hiking class

 

 Poles Provided

 Cost: 

€35 pp Min 2 Max 6

Private Lesson: €50

Frequently Asked Questions

All walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. It can also reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and some cancers.Read more

To get off on the right foot with one of our walking programmes, it’s important to have the proper clothing: comfortable, well-fitted walking shoes; appropriate socks; and loose-fitting clothing. When you start out there is no need to buy anything special but as your walking activity increases you may want to buy more suitable clothes depending on the type of walking you are doing. Read more.

When you first start one of our walking programmes you need comfortable well fitting shoes. There is no need to go out and buy anything special to start with. As you increase your walking activities you may want to buy a more substantial shoe or boots depending on the type of walking you are doing. Read more.

Our Wallk for Wellbeing is suitable for all levels of fitness. Before you begin with us we will carry out a health assessment and start you on the programme at an appropriate level for you. The programme is progressive so the walking distances will increase as you fitness improves.