In honor of innovation and the idea that "great minds move," UnSit recognizes innovative thinkers. These thought leaders are trailblazers who combine fitness and movement with creativity and productivity.
AND THE #WALKIE AWARD GOES TO...
DIANA NYAD, for creating the EverWalk movement. EverWalk is a movement designed to spark an epic revolution and get Americans outdoors and walking. Founders Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll want to create a nation of walkers to reverse the impact that a sedentary lifestyle has on our collective health. Nyad and Stoll are leading walks across America's great outdoors. Learn more at EverWalk.com.
For his groundbreaking investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, JOHN RATEY, MD is this month's recipient of the #Walkie. Dr. Ratey, author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, has championed exercise as a way to “turn the brain on,” alleviate depression and anxiety and boost wellbeing. He has helped popularize the concept that the body exercises the brain. To learn more about Dr. Ratey and his many publications visit his website: JohnRatey.com