I just walked back from a place that’s a 30-minute walk or 15-minute subway ride from home.
That is, had I taken the subway, I would have gotten home 15 minutes earlier, but I also would have stood around on the subway for 15 minutes.
So the way I calculate it, I spent 15 minutes getting 30 minutes of exercise.
That’s a win in my book.
Plus, since I don’t have travel time to a gym, I save more time.
Since no medicine has been shown more effective than exercise for mental health, I save trips to doctors, psychologists, and drug stores for help I don’t need.
Plus I fall asleep faster.
And so on.
So I recommend walking when you can.
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