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Calafell opens the third season of Tourism Actiu, again focused on Nordic walking

Calafell opens the third season of Tourism Actiu, again focused on Nordic walking



Calafell. Costa Dorada. Calafell has launched this weekend a new season, the third of Tourism Actiu . This program, designed to attract new markets and add complemantària discount on the beach, again centered on the activities of Nordic walking, a healthy exercise for everyone who has become an attraction of the municipality. Until the first weekend in December, will be outputs of Nordic walking on Saturday at 10 and 17 pm and Sunday at 10 noon. In July and August, to avoid the hottest hours, departures are Saturday and Sunday at 8 and 19 hours. Every Wednesday in August, in addition, there will be nights out at 21 hours. The exits are guided and free, and the Board Municipal Tourism provides free basic material. The basis of the activity, which begin and end trips, is the square of the Catalan Countries. The deputy mayor of Tourism, Virgin Angel, recalls that "the goal of this program, we begin the year 2008, is boosting its beaches, offering all-new activities that will lead us go beyond the traditional product. " Virgin adds that "tourism that seeks to physical activity in contact with nature can be more than a plug and become an attraction in itself" and that "the central and northern Europe is a very tourist product developed. In this sense, the councilman Calafell has stressed that "natural advantages" because Nordic walking is a success, as has happened in the past two seasons for tourism: "We have a considerable length of beach read. And thirdly, we enjoy a benign climate allows outdoor activities any day of the year. " In addition, Calafell has managed to pioneer "in beach offer a product far more typical of mountain tourism, and also free of charge. The coordinator of the activities of Nordic walking, Toni Dalmau, said "this is a very healthy activity, which requires no preparation or training and who is available to anyone." Dalmau added that "this is supported by two walking sticks, which allows a rhythm and get some strength up." The Nordic walking is very attractive for healthy people who practice it. For example, consumes from 40 to 45% more calories than normal walking step. 90% of the exercised muscles. It is a heart-healthy exercise and, furthermore, is particularly suitable for people suffering from muscular problems, or degenerative joint diseases such as osteoarthritis. Is It is an exercise that causes fatigue and produces little discomfort the next day. The origins of the sport dating back to 1930, Finland, when the skiers were sought some form of training outside the winter months.  



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