Short-bursts of exercise boost your self-control and could be used as treatment for ADHD and autism
Review found short bouts of physical activity improved self-control in children, teenagers and young adultsMay increase oxygen flow to pre-frontal cortex in brain
Other studies have found short bursts of exercise as effective at warding off heart disease as 90minute jogs
, which looked at the impact of short bouts of exercise on brain function in 586 participants aged from six to 35 years old. They found 12 of these studies looked at self control and all showed improved levels across the age range.
Brief bouts of intensive activity has already been found to ward off heart disease
Short bursts of exercise have already been proven to have a beneficial effect on your ticker.
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.
Pedaling as hard as possible on an exercise bike for a few minutes was found to lower blood fat levels by 33 per cent.
Study author Dr Stuart Gray, told
the British Science Festival last year that short bursts of intensive
exercise may somehow spur the liver into taking in more fat from the
blood, before storing it or burning it off.