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Good for the Brain
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Shane O’Mara studies how leisurely walks affect our muscles, our immune systems and our brains. Read here how 5,000 steps a day can make a difference.
3. Cardiovascular and immune system
Last year, Irish brain researcher Shane O’Mara published his book “In praise of walking”. In his work, he introduces a number of different studies on walking, and he emphasizes that walking, as a kind of self-repair mechanism, makes us healthier, happier and smarter.
“In praise of walking” – Professor Shane O'Mara; 224 pages; $25.95;
W. W. Norton & Company