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What Is Nordic Walking? Your Beginner’s Guide

The History Of Nordic Walking Nordic walking as an exercise technique, began in Finland in the 1930s when Finland’s Olympic cross-country ski team used their ski poles on hikes during off-season training. The poles provided support allowing team members to maintain a biomechanically-correct walking position. In the decades that followed, many cross-country skiers tried this …

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What Is Nordic Noir?

Nordic Noir crime fiction first blossomed into global consciousness with Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series back in 2006. Since then, Nordic tales of gruesome murder cases have become a popular cultural product. Take, for instance, the widely praised TV series, The Killing. The Danish drama, despite the inclusion of subtitles, had UK viewers hooked back in …