What Hiking Does To The Brain Is Pretty Amazing


Michael W. Pirrone reports on Wimp.com about new studies of the effects of hiking on the brain.

Excerpt: “According to a study published last July in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a 90-minute walk through a natural environment had a huge positive impact on participants.”

The article reports that hiking in nature lowers brooding and obsessive worry, increases creativity, helps you focus, gives you energy and strong self-image.