The Benefits


17 Good Reasons For Walking With Trekking Poles

Validated by scientific research Viking Hiking

  • 1. trains the whole body.
  • 2. up to 55% more effective than ordinary walking.
  • 3. the heart and circulation become up to 58% more efficient.
  • 4. muscular endurance increases by 32% on average.
  • 5. feels only 9% harder than ordinary walking.
  • 6. strengthens the skeleton in wrists, arms, shoulders and upper back.
  • 7. stiff necks and shoulders become more supple.
  • 8. the diagonal walking pattern serves to give the whole back much needed beneficial exercise.
  • 9. helps take the pressure off hips, knees and ankles.
  • 10. promotes a good posture.
  • 11. will burn an average of 120kcal more per hour than ordinary walking
  • 12. balance and co-ordination improve.
  • 13. easier to get uphill.
  • 14. go downhill more safely.
  • 15. less risk of slipping on mud, ice or wet leaves.
  • 16. trains the whole body.
  • 17. you get lots of fresh air and it's FUN, SOCIABLE and FRIENDLY.