For the first time Scandinavian sticks were used in 1940 by Finnish skiers to support good fisical condition during the summer months. However, later it became clear that it is not only useful for professional athletes but for almost all people, both healthy and sick. In particular, this type of sport is good for older people, who has defferent illnesses, as it doesn't have any contraindications. it is good as well for pregnant women and people with heart deseases, for whom is prohibited all cardio, and for those people who can not do running because of medical prescriptions .
Walking stimulates metabolism and raises the mood.