Giant Mountains, Czech Republic

12.01.2007

Nordic walking in Giant Mountains

    The Giant Mountains are suitable for sports doing. Thousands of tourists visit each year the highest mountains in the Czech Republic. A lot of them discover the beauty of walk with poles - Nordic Walking. This new modern sport branch attracts many friends all over the world. The Giant Mountains have an ideal terrain for this kind of sport thank´s its flat ridges.

    What is hiding behind the secret name Nordic Walking?

    Nordic Walking is a special technique of walk with specifically designed poles. This kind of sport works with more than 85% of all muscles and does not aggravatey joints and spine. It is ideal for weight reduction. You can walk all the year round, everywhere and it is suitable for all age groups. Classic walk becomes effective training of the whole body without big costs.

    Technique of Nordic Walking

    Keep the poles close to the body. The stride begins as the heel touches the ground and ends when the toe together with the ball of the foot pushes itself off the ground. The pelvis lifts up high and the general posture is taut and forward leaning. The upper and lower torso are involved in a clearly defined counter-swinging motion during which the mid-torso muscle groups are actively worked. Opposite arms and legs swing alternately forwards and back.

    Effects of Nordic Walking

    Heart rate is 5-17 beats per minute higher. Energy consumption increases when using poles by an average of 20% compared with ordinary walking without poles. Increase in energy consumption. The lateral mobility of the neck and spine increases significantly. The muscles most actively involved are the forearm extensor and flexor muscles, the rear part of the shoulder muscles, the large pectoral muscles and the broad back muscles

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    The Giant Mountains

    The Giant Mountains (Krkonose Mountains) are the most well known mountains in the Czech republic – mountain Snezka is the highest peak of the country. The Giant Mountains are the most visited region in Czech in the winter season. Wide offer of accommodation in the Giant Mountains – cottages, chalets, hotels and bed&breakfast houses. Accommodation in the Giant Mountains is a great choice when you like sports (skiing, hiking, biking) and virgin nature. Skiing in the Giant Mountains – excellent conditions for winter sports already from December until April. Downhill skiing in the Giant Mountains in altitude 700-1300 metres above sea level. Information portal Giant-Mountains.info brings you tourist information which you need to the visit of the Giant Mountains, Czech Republic. 

     
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