Oboz Women’s Bridger Bdry Hiking Boots, Walnut – Brown – Size 10

Oboz Women's Bridger Bdry Hiking Boots

Oboz Women’s Bridger Bdry Hiking Boots, Walnut – Brown – Size 10 A waterproof all-leather hiker with practically no break-in time, the Bridger BDry delivers EVA cushioning, a stable platform for uneven terrain, and aggressive traction for the trail. Nylon shank for stability and midfoot rigidity; allows forefoot flexibility TPU Chassis boosts stability and prevents stone bruising without inhibiting forefoot flex Lightweight, high-friction Granite Peak carbon rubber outsole for long-term traction 4 mm directional lugs for optimal propulsion and braking; toothy side lugs hug uneven trails Dual-density EVA midsole for shock-absorbing cushioning and support Oboz BDry membrane for waterproof protection and breathable comfort Waterproof nubuck leather upper for support, protection, and durability Molded rubber toe cap and heel counter for protection and durability Pliable extra-comfortable collar Metal hardware Board-lasted construction provides increased water protection

  • Oboz Women’s Bridger Bdry Hiking Boots, Walnut – Brown – Size 10

Along with an increase in physical activity, outdoor recreation offers the chance to socialize, an important benefit in itself. For instance, birdwatching incorporates several activities, including the physical movement of walking, interpreting visual and auditory input, and speaking to other birdwatchers, according to a 2010 report from Resources for the Future. The report also notes that social settings of outdoor spaces, especially urban parks, are associated with positive experiences. Outdoor physical activity can also increase pride in the community, as well as offer the chance to meet people with similar interests, says Kent State University professor Andrew Lepp.

Outdoor activities lead to an increased confidence, improved creativity and better self-esteem, according to Lepp. Natural settings rejuvenate and calm the mind, improve outlook and increase positive affect. In contrast, artificial environments may cause feelings of exhaustion, irritability, inattentiveness and impulsivity, according to Resources for the Future. Outdoor time can even help you focus; 2009 research in the “Journal of Attention Disorders” shows that 20-minute walks through natural settings lead to improved concentration.

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