Interesting article here on whether exercise can moderate anger levels.
Well, seems like common sense to me. Here’s a little snippet:
The results of the study suggest is that “exercise, even a single bout of it, can have a robust prophylactic effect” against the buildup of anger, said Nathaniel Thom, a stress physiologist who was the study’s lead researcher.
“It’s like taking aspirin to combat heart disease,” he said. “You reduce your risk.”
When the men did not exercise, they had considerable difficulty controlling their racing emotion. But after exercise, they handled what they saw with more aplomb. Their moods were under firmer control.
Check the article out and feel free to let me know what you think!