One of my secrets for getting my daily physical exercise

You probably know that I strongly recommend that you spend 10-30 (or more) minutes every day at the brain gym (www.brainhq.com).  For me, that’s 30 minutes spent on my laptop working on my BrainHQ Personal Trainer regimen when I first arrive in the morning at my office—but it could be almost anytime in my daily schedule.  You should also know that I just as emphatically recommend—if you’re physically capable of it (and, of course, not everyone is)—that you should ALSO spend 10-30 (or more) minutes every day at physical exercise. For me, that assured daily form of physical exercise comes in the form of a brisk early-morning walk with my eyes and ears and olfaction wide open, reconstructing the landscapes in my San Francisco neighborhood.  I have the advantage of living in a beautiful neighborhood of Victorian row-houses on the flanks of a mountain (Mount Sutro) just above the eastern end of Golden Gate Park.  Every day on my walk I look down on the Park and surrounding neighborhoods, out over the ocean entrance to San Francisco Bay with the Golden Gate Bridge on the horizon—then across the vista to the skyscrapers of San Francisco and the hills of Berkeley and Oakland, then across Cole Valley to the hills and cityscape down the San Francisco Peninsula. There are a lot of ups and downs that contribute to my cardiovascular health on my walks—and a lot of wonderful things in my neighborhood to drink in and record, as m...
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