A walk in the park3 min read . Updated: 24 Nov 2016, 05:25 PM IST
Shoba Narayan on the benefits of taking long walks in the open, amid nature
NEW DELHI :
Walking your way to health is a cliché. Everyone advocates it. In his book Thinking, Fast And Slow, Nobel-prize winner and economist Daniel Kahneman even talks about the speed of walking. A stroll at your normal pace, he says, is good for mulling over or coming up with new ideas. Power-walking at high speed, in contrast, requires effort and attention from brain and body, leaving less room for the serendipity of brain waves or brilliant ideas.
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