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18 October, 2016


Dear friends of the Alamo, this time we want to propose the practice of a sport that is attracting more and more fans to the province. We love to share all the news of our dear city of Alicante and this kind of sport allows us to enjoy the surroundings and physical activity at the same time and with the same intensity with you. And of course, if you want to visit Alicante with the best company, do not hesitate to call us!

costa-blanca-nordic-walking-cursoNordic walking or Nordic walking, also called “Nordic walking” is a sport that was originally part of the training of skiers during the hot season to improve their physical condition. It has for years been very popular in northern Europe and now is causing an increasing number of fans in our country.

The essence of the sport is walking with the aid of two canes like to those used in skiing. In addition, it retains all the advantages of hiking and similar activities, and in turn, highlighted by the large volume of muscles used (around 90% of those in the body) and posture care. It also has beneficial effects common to sports to endurance sports, including improving aerobic capacity and breathing, as well as calorie intake. As if this were not enough, it’s a little aggressive sport with the body because it does not cause great impact on the joints, it helps you lose weight, helps to improve the oxygenation of the blood and circulatory activity increase.

In Spain this sport is coordinated by the Spanish Federation of Nordic Walking ALFA-247 (FENWA). This divides the territory by autonomous communities, several of which organized competitive events of this exercise. In 2015, the Federation of Mountain Sports and Climbing (FEDME) hosted Nordic walking under his wing, being recognized by the Higher Sports Council (CSD).

In our province, we can find the sports association Costa Blanca Nordic Walking, aimed at dissemination, training and information of this sporting activity and has been active since last August 1 touring the Sierra de Moncayo, in Guardamar del Segura.

From the point of view of tourism, it is an excellent claim to diversify the supply of sun and beach which is known as the province. Moreover, in the coastal areas, Nordic walking is used to enter the places of the interior, being an undeniable potential for tourism and complementary attractive.

Would you like to learn more about this sport? It delve into the adventure with us, it is a very interesting activity that deserves to be recognized and enhanced and we are sure you have come forward and to practice … Do not expect more and take this great adventure next to the Hotel Alamo!

Hotel El Álamo

About Hotel El Álamo

Hotel situado en el corazón de la ciudad de Alicante. A 200 metros del mar, entre el centro de comercio, la playa del Postiguet y la zona de ocio del Puerto deportivo de Alicante.


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