BRAIN FITNESS OVERVIEW
Like physical fitness, brain fitness can be improved by various challenging activities such as playing chess or bridge, dancing regularly, practicing yoga and tai chi and also by engaging in more structured computer based workouts.
Healthy lifestyle habits such as mental stimulation, physical exercise, good nutrition, stress management, cognitive challenges and sleep are all a benefit to the brain.
Benefits of improving your brain fitness are improved memory, attention, concentration, executive functions, decision-making, mental flexibility, and other core capabilities.
Some research shows that brain stimulation can help prevent age-related cognitive decline, reverse behavioral assessment declines in dementia and Alzheimer’s, and can also improve normally functioning minds.
YOUR INSPIRATION... JULIE PEREZ
A perfect example of this is our very own Body Proud Community member, Julie Perez
Julie was once paralyzed and is now "Body Proud"! She actually surpassed doctors expectations to even survive and then went further and relearned how to speak, dress herself, think, walk AND THEN went on to even compete as a beautiful FAME Fitness Mode
l just 2 years later!!! WOW!!
Below is a photo of Julie and her story as picked up by Florida's largest newspaper.
There you have it. Julie is living proof that anyone can improve their brain and change their life forever. It's all in the mind! Let Julie be your source of inspiration!!
See what Julie wrote on Brain 101
It's time to shine!!