Patients with coronary heart disease who did Nordic walking for 12 weeks had a greater increase in the ability to perform everyday activities than those who did interval training, a study said.

Nordic walking beats interval training for better heart function, study says

This low-impact, whole-body workout that originated in Finland can be performed at different intensity levels. It incorporates the use of specially designed poles that you work in opposition to your legs — that is, your left arm and right foot work in tandem, and your right arm and left foot. The poles’ planting and push-off …

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