Regular walking enhances memory & brain structure. 2017 study: Alzheimer's patients walked 4x/week, improved word recall & memory-related brain regions.
Start a walking program for potential long-term health benefits. Inactive adults showed increased daily steps and activity 3-4 years after a 12-week program (2018 study).
Invite friend with prostate cancer for distanced walk; boosts energy, mood, weight - 2018 study.
Walking boosts creative thinking; outdoor walks enhance creative solutions (Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2014).
Move 2 mins/hour to cut death risk by 33%. Stand ≠ effective, walk better. Get up, step outside.
Combat negative thoughts with a nature walk; a 2015 study found outdoor walks reduce rumination and mental illness-linked brain activity.
Walking 7+ hours/week reduces postmenopausal breast cancer risk by 14% (Cancer Epidemiology, 2013).
Green spaces boost mood more than urban areas. Study: 25-min walk in Edinburgh showed less frustration, more meditation. (2015)