Brain Training

Brain Training

Why is Brain Training important?

The brain is like a muscle and if you don’t train it you’ll lose it. Just as you exercise your body, you must exercise your brain to keep it young and healthy and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Training combines physical and mental exercises to strengthen the brain. This program integrates neuroplasticity games into movements. There are easy techniques for improving both long- and short-term memory, increasing reaction time, and improving overall wellness through Brain Training. We can continue to learn and create changes in our brain throughout our lifetime.

What does Brain Training look like?

Each program is designed based on the individual client’s experience, current fitness levels, and goals.
 

Mid-line crossing the body 

Auditory/Verbal task- cross hands (one on nose and other on opposite ear)

  • Spell Last Name
  • Spell Last Name Backwards

Marching in place

  • Fruit, squat to the left
  • Vegetable- squat to the right
  • Spell out the colour of the fruit or vegetable
  • Banana- squat left & spell yellow, Broccoli-squat right-spell green
  • Advanced- Call out color backwards

Marching in place

  • Using numbers-Even & odd
  • Even- Reverse lunge- right leg
  • Odd-Reverse Lunge- left leg
  • 2+2=4- Give an answer with right leg lunge
  • 3-2=1- Give an answer with left leg lunge
  • 2+1 = add 1 =4 -Give answer with right leg