By Rubinstein Dan,Kevin Patterson
The case for purchasing again on our feet
The humble act of placing one foot in entrance of the opposite transcends age, geography, tradition, and sophistication, and is likely one of the in your price range and environmentally in charge modes of transit. but with our smooth fixation on velocity, this fit pedestrian job has been principally left behind.
At a private crossroads, author, editor, and obsessive walker Dan Rubinstein travelled in the course of the united states, U.K., and Canada to stroll with those who observed the act not just as a sort of transportation and sport, but additionally as a route to a greater global. There are not any magic-bullet recommendations to trendy epidemics like weight problems, anxiousness, alienation, and weather swap. yet what if there's a uncomplicated strategy to take a step within the correct path? Combining interesting reportage, eye-opening study, and Rubinstein’s personal discoveries, Born to Walk explores how a ways this historical behavior can take us, how a lot fix is inside diversity, and promises that you’ll by no means back take strolling for granted.