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Inspirational Stories

What makes someone an inspirational walker?

Anyone can be an inspirational walker. Whether you have taken up walking to help you recover from illness or injury or walk to help you achieve fitness goals,  weight loss or improve your mental wellbeing your stories are all inspirational.

We are starting off these stories with our own stories of how walking has helped us to achieve our goals. Each month we will add another story, get in touch if you would like us to tell your story.

Ann McLucas

Stability Pole Walker

Empowered By Poles

Meet One Amazing Lady Ann contacted us at Nordic Fitness Ireland after her physio had suggested she should learn to walk with poles. Ann hadn’t known where to start but took to the internet to find out about buying some poles and came across our website. After a telephone conversation with our instructor, Joanne, Ann booked

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Noelle Mulcaire

Nordic Walker

Nordic Walking Changed My Life

Noelle came to learn to Nordic Walk with Nordic Fitness Ireland in 2018. Since then she has shown huge commitment to improving her, health fitness, & wellbeing. She rarely misses a walk or training session both online or in person.  We caught up with Noelle to find out why she Nordic Walks. Why did you

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Tony Burke

IT Consultant - Nordic Walking Instructor

Everest, Avalanches & Nordic Walking

Trekking pole years As a youth I was inspired by the view of Wicklow and Dublin mountains from my bedroom in suburban south Dublin. I wanted to go there. I was also lucky enough to meet generous walking and climbing leaders who were prepared to take me there. This commenced the journey in walking and

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Joanne Burke

Retired Nurse - Nordic Walking Instructor

Couch to Dublin Marathon & Arthritis

Taking up Exercise Later in Life As I approached the age of 50 my children pointed out I was not getting any younger and should think about my health and fitness. Having been a nurse all my working life I knew they were right. Long hours at work, bringing up a family and general pressures

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Marion Harris

Nordic Walking Instructor & Running Coach

Marion’s Inspirational Journey – A Story of Resilience and Triumph

Introduction Marion’s journey is nothing short of inspirational. As a seasoned running coach and Nordic walking instructor, she has always embodied the spirit of perseverance and an unwavering commitment to fitness. Her story is a testament to the incredible possibilities that open up when you embrace an active lifestyle, regardless of age. The Beginning of

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Who's Next?

Do you have an inspirational story to tell?