7 Easy Brain Gym Exercises To Improve Focus And Memory

Marching in Place: Stand with legs hip-width apart, lift right leg, softly place it on the floor, then repeat with left leg. Do 30 reps to warm up muscles and improve breathing, balance, and coordination.

Cross Crawl: Lift right hand above head, lift left leg and bend knee, simultaneously bend right elbow to touch left knee. Repeat with opposite limbs for 3 sets of 8 reps to enhance coordination between brain hemispheres.

Ankle Touch: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, lift right foot and touch right ankle with left hand, then repeat with left foot and right hand. Do 15-20 reps to improve balance and coordination.

Ankle Touch Behind Your Body: Lift right foot and try to touch right ankle with left hand behind body, then repeat with left foot and right hand. Do 15-20 reps to enhance balance and coordination.

Step Touch: Take step to right with right leg, then bring left leg to meet right, repeat to left side. Do 30 reps to improve lateral movement coordination.

Neck Circles: Close eyes, roll shoulders back, tilt head to right, roll neck from right to back, left, then down. Repeat on left side. Do 10 reps to improve neck muscles and head movement coordination.

Cook’s Hook-Up: Sit straight, cross right ankle over left, cross right hand over left and link fingers, twist forearms to form hook, take 6 deep breaths. Release and join fingertips, take 6 deep breaths. Repeat 3-5 times to calm nerves and improve hand-brain coordination.