Think walking is void of philosophy? Nietzsche and Gros are here to say you're wrong.
- French philosopher Frederic Gros tells us that walking is a route to entirely being ourselves and experiencing the sublime.
- He has a bias towards the wondering hikes of Nietzsche and Kerouac but has a place for urban strollers too.
- His book reminds us that even something as mundane as walking can be a vital part of our lives when done for itself.
The findings of this study are stunning: in a 16-hour waking day, adults are sedentary for 12.3 hours.
Want to improve your mood? This study recommends you get walking, even for a short time, and even if your surroundings aren't picturesque.