Do you know that there are effective ways to do brain exercises in order to learn fast and enhance your memory? Indeed, now is the best time to consider exercising your brain too, and not just your body.

For muscle training, we usually go to the gym or d do outdoor running to train our endurance. Or probably, we don't do any of the two, but still, we wished to exercise more.

More often than not, we also spend a lot of time focusing on our body's improvement and forget about training our brain.

Health news site, toyourHealth said, just like the muscles, the brain can get in shape, too, and be strengthened and developed with use, specifically, exercise.

Below are 4 of the effective brain exercises you can try to learn faster and boost your memory.

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While it’s true that crossword puzzle does improve a person’s fluency, studies have suggested conflicting views and presented they are not adequate by themselves, if you are in search for an exercise to train your brain and avoid diseases like Alzheimer’s.

1. Do the Memory Workout

NYC-based renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp developed a memory workout. First, when she's watching one of her performances, she's trying to recall the first 12 to 14 corrections she wants to discuss with her cast minus any written copy of what's being discussed.

Practicing remembering of events or things, and then discussing them with other people has really been backed by brain fitness research.

Essentially, memory activities engaging all levels of brain operation, receiving, recalling, and thinking, help enhance the brain's function.

2. Do Something New and Differently Recurrently

If you do something new and repeatedly, your brain is wiring new pathways to help you execute this new thing better and faster by improving particular cognitive tasks.

For instance, recall the times when you were a kid. You were definitely strong enough to hold a utensil just fine. But, when you ate all by yourself, you were creating a mess.

According to this health information site, it was not a matter of strength. Instead, it was a matter of nurturing more and better neural trails that would help you eat by yourself just like an adult does. And with adequate recurrence, you're making it happen.

3. Spend Quality Time with People Who Matter to You

For you to train and develop our best optimal cognitive abilities, then, you have got to have

If you want to train your brain and develop optimal cognitive abilities, then you've got to have meaningful relationships in life.

Talking with other people and getting involved with your loved ones will help you think more clearly. More so, it can also improve your mood.

If you're an extrovert, this can be an advantage for you. At a Stanford University class, it was found that extroverts are actually using talking to others as their way of understanding and processing their own thoughts.

4. As Much as Possible, Avoid Solving Crossword Puzzles

Most people, when thinking of how to exercise their brain, they think of crossword puzzles. While it's true that this kind of puzzle does improve a person's fluency, studies have suggested conflicting views and presented they are not adequate by themselves, if you are in search of an exercise to train your brain and avoid diseases like Alzheimer's.

A related Alzheimer's Society YouTube video below explains the importance of brain training in relation to Alzheimer's disease.

Yes, crossword puzzles are fun to solve, but they do not contribute much to sharpen the brain. Certainly, if you are doing this just for fun, it's okay to do so.

But if you are doing it for fitness and brain health, then, consider choosing another activity that engages higher-level skills in problem-solving.

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