Gourmet, Romulo YanesSelf-control is a big part of living a healthy and balanced life: It helps us resist that second slice of cake, steer clear of Pinterest when we're supposed to be working, and not throw a major hissy fit when that romantic date night we're so looking forward to morphs into guys' night with beers and college basketball. (All hypotheticals, duh.)
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That doesn't make self-control any easier to maintain, though, especially in the face of daily temptations that threaten to derail our diets, our productivity and our emotional well-being. But a new study suggests that there may be a quick fix -- and I do mean quick -- to boosting our levels of self-control.
The fix? Exercise. Specifically, short bouts of exercise: anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes showed promise in a new analysis published online today in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Dutch researchers found that short bursts of activity seemed to improve self-controlRead More »from Is This the Key to Self-Control?