Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Martial artists have better will power
Or Zanshin is good for you.
I was listening to the Today programme the other week and a piece on will power struck me as quite relevant to the martial artist. Listen again here:
Scroll down to 0721:
Being self aware constantly can help build up the frontal cortex which is the area of the brain which handles willpower. Scientists found evidence that subjects who were trying to be aware of their posture throughout the day also built up their willpower. Also exercises in self-awareness or pay more conscious attention will help improve it too!
More cake anyone?