SKI TRAINING: A Richmond-based personal trainer is encouraging people to give Nordic walking a go.

Steph Cook, a former international skier, can offer training specific to helping with muscle groups needed for ski holidays; can take individuals and groups on Nordic walking trips in the Dales; and also offers general fitness training for people wanting to tone up or lose weight.

Miss Cook is a fully qualified personal trainer and Nordic Walking UK instructor.

Contact her on 07707-686313 or