A stroll by the sea will help you sleep longer, study finds



A bracing coastal walk has long been regarded as a perfect way to blow away the cobwebs but a new study suggests it can also result in almost an hour of extra sleep.
The study found that people sleep on average for 47 minutes longer the night after a decent seaside hike while those who go for an inland walk of a similar length sleep only for an additional 12 minutes.
According to the study, a coastal walk also provokes more thoughts of family and childhood and provides greater opportunity for introspection and reflective thought compared with a landlocked stroll.
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17 September 2015 in Health, Views: 32
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