Do you know how many kilometres an average person walks in a lifetime?
Throughout the course of an average person’s lifetime, their feet carry them on an extraordinary journey, covering a distance that is equivalent to walking three times around the world. This means that over the years, as you go about your daily activities, travel, and explore, you are unknowingly embarking on a remarkable adventure.
To put it into perspective, this incredible feat amounts to approximately 119835 kilometers. Just imagine the vast landscapes, diverse terrains, and fascinating destinations that would be encountered during such a tremendous expedition. From bustling city streets to tranquil nature trails, your feet have the potential to take you to places far and wide.
This fascinating fact serves as a reminder of the remarkable capabilities of our bodies and the incredible distances we cover throughout our lives. It encourages us to appreciate the journeys we embark on every day, whether they are small steps in our local communities or grand adventures in far-off lands.
For most people,
the 3 main reasons for going on a stroll are:
• getting fresh air
• for peace and quiet
• just to get outside
the top 3 places to go for a walk are:
• the beach
• a forest
• a park
So, the next time you put on your shoes and take a step outside, remember that you are setting off on a remarkable journey. Lace up your shoes, embrace the explorer within you, and let your feet guide you to explore the incredible distances that life has to offer.
Hughes, A. (2020, September 24). The average adult “walks around world three times” in their lifetime. The Independent.