Eyeing that cake up? Try exercise, say scientists

Tempted to eat that huge slice of cake or calorific chocolate bar? Research has revealed short bursts of exercise increase levels of self-control. Concentrated bouts of activity improves self-control in children, teens and adults up to the age of 35, scientists have discovered.

Step away from the cake!

Step away from the cake!

This is thought to be due to the fact that working out increases blood and oxygen flow to the pre-frontal cortex of the brain – the area responsible for ‘executive’ functions. It’s also especially important for children and teenagers as it plays a key role in learning and concentration.

As a result, it’s believed that exercise could prove a useful treatment for conditions involving impaired higher brain functions, like autism and Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder (ADHD).

What’s more, a study from Aberdeen University found two-and-a-half minutes of exercise could be just as effective at warding off heart disease as a 90-minute jog.

So go on, give some gentle exercise a go. And let us know how you get on…
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