• WALX

  • Explorer WALX

  • Total Body WALX

  • Wellness WALX

What is WALX?Getting StartedTypes of WALXWhat to WearWill I need Kit?
What is WALX

At WALX we create walking clubs with a unique twist. Our Community WALX Instructors are professional, qualified and passionate about making your WALX unforgettable!

Whether you want to walk for health, rehabilitation, fitness, or simply to be active in the great outdoors, we have WALX at the right level for you.

Check out our programme to find out more about the Community WALX on offer and choose the one that suits you best.

Whichever you chose, you’ll find WALX that are welcoming, well organised and inspirational… wherever you may be.

Take your first steps into the world of WALX by joining a ‘Drop-in WALX’. Click on Getting Started now to find out more.

Getting Started

Everyone is welcome to WALX and you don’t need to be a WALX club Member to get started.

Your local Community WALX Club runs ‘Drop-in’ WALX where the friendly WALX Instructors will welcome you and give you a feel for what WALX is all about in a safe and fun session that will last between 45 – 60 minutes.

Once you’ve taken that first step, you can discover the world of WALX and experience the full variety of WALX on offer right across the UK.

There is something for everyone at WALX with our selection of Explorer, Wellness and Total Body WALX delivered by people who care.

Have a closer look in ‘Types of WALX’ to learn more about our full variety of WALX.

Community WALX

Nordic Walking FreedomWhether you have been referred by your GP, are part of a specific project or simply want to enjoy whole body pole walking in your local park with local leaders our community WALX will help you to get you active outdoors.

Using the amazing WALX Activator/Urban poles, you will be enjoying total body walking in no time and will be able to progress to join other WALX locally and right across the UK too!

Nordic WALX

Nordic Walking FreedomOur partners at NWUK have over 2,000 Nordic WALX a week and they are more than happy for you to join in the ones suitable for you once you have been signposted by your Community WALX Team.

Explorer WALX

Nordic Walking FreedomFrom one hour WALX in your local country park to a half day in the hills, our Explorer WALX capture the variety of scenery, themes and types of WALX that suit your lifestyle. From pub WALX to WALX with the dogs or even training WALX for challenges.

Total Body WALX

Nordic Walking FreedomThese WALX make every step count! Total Body walking ™ is a unique mix of drills, strength exercises, the use of nordic walking poles and other innovative kit. Delivered by our fully qualified Instructors who will plan WALX that work on all aspects of fitness and make the most of being Outdoors!

Wellness WALX

Nordic Walking FreedomFrom one hour WALX in your local country park to a half day in the hills, our Explorer WALX capture the variety of scenery, themes and types of WALX that suit your lifestyle. From pub WALX to WALX with the dogs or even training WALX for challenges.

What would I need to Wear?

All you really need is to dress appropriately for weather on the day and take a spare layer if you think you may need it. Ideally clothing should be comfortable and something that would dry quickly. No need to buy designated walking or fitness wear initially but do avoid tight clothing/jeans.

Footwear needs to comfortable - flexible soled trainers or walking boots are ideal (especially if they are waterproof) but avoid solid heavy walking boots if possible.

A small backpack or waistbag is a good idea and you should always bring a bottle of water even on chilly days. In hot weather don’t forget to pop on some sunscreen and a hat or visor is always a good idea.

Will I need to buy any equipment?

All Instructors provide poles or other kit for any drop in and beginner sessions that may require them. Once you have experienced some of our sessions you may feel you would prefer to have your own poles or other kit and that’s fine too. In fact, you will be able to access far more sessions if you do not have to rely on the Instructors to provide it.

You will be given plenty of advice as to what is right for you and access to discounts in our store too.

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