|Walking Builds Your Brain|
Walking benefits your mind just as much as your body. According to AARP (www.aarp.org), recent research finds that physical activity is good for mental skills.
Simple forms of steady exercise, such as walking, give you the best mental boost. Walking improves your ability to
Even small doses of walking, like a 15-minute trek, can increase your brain power. But the benefits are not just short term. The mental perks continue long after your body has cooled down from a walk.
See if you can include some brain-building walks every day. Several short walks will be just fine. Many people also use walking as a time to pray, meditate, or just think. Alone time spent walking can help you gain perspective and balance, reduce stress, tap into your creative side, and solve problems. Any time you can dedicate to walking is time your brain and mind can gain clarity and strength.
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