LEKI Nordic Walking Instructor Trekking Pole

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Brand: Leki
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Get fit the Nordic way with this pair of LEKI Nordic Walking Instructor Poles, which offer a good combination of balance, weight, and quality for Nordic walking enthusiasts of all levels. These adjustable two-section poles feature an aluminum/carbon construction that reduces overall swingweight and promotes a quicker pace for advanced fitness walkers. The concave, cylindrical carbide flextips offer secure hold when walking off road, while the rubber fitness tips are specifically designed to provide traction needed for Nordic Walking technique on pavement and smooth surfaces. LEKI's adjustable, releasable Trigger strap offers superior support and the convenience of a releasable system. And LEKI's Easy Locking System (ELS) offers a secure adjustment hold with the least amount of torque (hand strength required).

Nordic walking is an efficient, low-stress exercise technique that involves the use of walking poles to engage the legs and upper body in a total body workout. It was developed by Finnish sports equipment manufacturer, Exel Oyj, in close cooperation with sports medicine researchers and other fitness professionals, and today some 760,000 Finns regularly participate in this activity.

  • Shaft: Aluminum Upper / Carbon Lower Section
  • Grip: Nordic Trigger
  • Strap: Trigger
  • Finish: Anondized
  • Basket(s): Nordic Walking
  • Sizes: Adjustable 42-54 inches or 105-135cm
  • Weight: 16 ounces per pair
  • Warranty: Lifetime warranty against shaft breakage

About LEKI

LEKI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ski, hiking and trekking poles, had its start in Kircheim, Germany as a hobby of its founder, Karl Lenhart, an airframe mechanic and avid skier. Lenhart believed aluminum would make a superior ski pole compared to the heavy steel models available in the late 1940’s. After successfully creating lightweight poles for his friends, in 1954, the hobby became a full time business. LEKI originated the use of nylon webbing for straps and created plastic molded grips and baskets in place of metal and leather. Additionally, Lenhart developed an aluminum tempering process that produces pole shaft with incomparable strength, durability, and reliability.

In 1984, Klaus Lenhart, Karl’s son, assumed leadership and shortly there after developed the first dual-component grip. He is also responsible for improving adjustable pole-locking technology and grip innovations such as the Trigger Click-In system and COR-TEC, a material made of real cork and latex. As the ski market continued to flourish, LEKI began manufacturing hiking poles primarily for European mountain guides. The concept of using two poles as means of relieving stress on knee joints and the lower back appealed to climbers who also saw benefits in performance and safety. LEKI poles eventually caught on with the general hiking and trekking population that recognized and appreciated the preventive health benefits as well as the climbing support and stabilizing effects. In 1990, LEKI USA was incorporated. The North American market has embraced the company’s line of alpine, Nordic, back country, mountaineering, Nordic walking, and trekking poles. Like their European counterparts who have been loyal to LEKI for nearly five decades, North American outdoor enthusiasts know and appreciate LEKI quality and value.

Features : Nordic Trigger grip / strap: LEKI's adjustable, releasable Trigger Energy+30 strap offers superior support *Super Lock System (SLS): the strongest pole locking system available as tested by TUV, secure adjustment hold with the least amount of torque *Rubber Fitness Lite tips: specifically designed to provide traction needed for Nordic Walking technique on pavement and smooth surfaces. *Carbide Flextips: concave, cylindrical tips offer secure hold when Nordic Walking off road. *Sizing - fully adjustable size range of 100 - 135cm fits walkers of all sizes and ages *Smaller, compact tip size reduces weight at end of pole, enhances swing weight. *All terrain and surfaces; Carbide is extremely hard and durable; entire tip ferrule (Flextip) is replaceable.
Color : black/silver
Size : 100-130cm

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