When I make the effort, and it can be an effort, to get myself to the gym and exercise for just 30 minutes, it makes a tremendous difference in my attitude and my ability to get things done.
I have found that exercising in the morning works best for me, but find a time that works best for you. Afternoons have always been my most productive time, so doing some cardio exercises in the morning helps give me more focus in the afternoon.
According to WebMD, when you exercise, your brain releases chemicals called neurotransmitters, including dopamine, which helps with attention and clear thinking. People with ADHD often have less dopamine then usual in their brain.
Fitness can have the following benefits for adults with ADHD: