Take good quality vitamins and minerals. You need to order them from specialist companies. Good quality multi-vitamins and minerals cannot be purchases in stores.
Exercises: do puzzles, word puzzles, memory games (memorize your favorite quotes - and they have to be long quotes), reading every day - not magazines, but books and classics, best sellers, etc.
Additional InformationA good idea would be to focus on what you eat. Research has shown that eating breakfast made up of protein, fiber and whole grains helps you to think more effectively when compared to eating a high sugar breakfast or no breakfast at all.
Foods that contain the B vitamin, folic acid, which is found in oranges and dark green leafy vegetables, can help perserve our brains through the years. In other words, if you eat these foods regularly, you may help sustain your thinking power.
Researchers say that at 30-something, we begin to lose brain tissue and we also start to lose brain function. However, when we do aerobic exercises like race walking, swimming, playing basketball or even an aerobic class, we slow down this loss. Physical activity also helps reduce tension, depression and stress among teenagers. The take home message exercises that work the heart and brain help minimize brain tissue loss and improves mental outlook.
AnswerAny exercise that gets the heart pumping to accelerate circulation of blood is good. Exercise helps to increase the flow of blood to the brain and other parts of the body. This results in more oxygen and energy for our organs to perform their function. Performing mental exercises every day will help to retain memory, motor and cognitive functions. It could be crosswords, puzzles, riddles, concentration exercises, memory games, etc. Vitamins that can help sharpen your memory are Vitamins B12 and a form of Vitamin B called citocoline.
Exercises that require breathing, or brings your rate of breath to a higher state.
- Men and women with visible six packs abs have a low body fat percentage. Everybody has abdominal muscles, just some of us don't have them built up enough or we have fat covering them. Therefore, in order to have visible abs, you have to lose fat (reduce calorie intake and do cardio, etc) and then do the exercises to build abs. You cannot do one or the other and expect to see good results. You could have six pack abs, but you may have a layer of fat covering them up. So, eat less refined (processed) carbohydrates. Eat a high protein and a high fiber diet. Get plenty of sleep. Workout 5-6 days a week with at least 1-2 days of cardio exercise. And for super fast results try 500 sit-ups, crunchies, V-sits, leg raises per day. You may get crazy results in just one month.
- Try elivated crunches. Keep your legs in a 90 degree angle as you do them. For best results, go up at an angle. Buy a medicine ball- for women, start out with small 2-3 then go to 5lb and then 8 lb. Do reverse crunches holding the ball and incorporate it into every crunch you do, you will see faster results and more defined sculpting.
- Everyone has abs but you have to shift the layer of fat covering them to see them. Best way to do this is by increasing your matabolism consistently. By this I mean you should look to increase lean muscle mass all over you body. This muscle requires more calories so it just by having it you are burning more calories just sitting there.
- Don't just rely on sit-ups as your body will get used to it and
not respond aswell unless you mix it up a little. Try adding
crunches on a Swiss ball, leg raises, the plank and other ab
strengh exercises. A "clean" diet can help big time. Try eating
more slow burning carbs (oats/brown rice) and only eat instant
carbs/high gi carbs after training to restore your bodys glycogen
Cut out as much saturated fat as possible and definitely try to avoid all "trans fats" (these are hidden fats in processed foods and hydrogenated fats - they serve no purpose for your body other than clogging arteries and making you fat!). Don't fall in the trap though of cutting out fat completely. You need good fats (poly.monos) for healthy hormone control (important for testosterone for guys if you want that muscle). These can be found in things like nuts, flaxseed, olive oil, oily fish. Failing that supplement with flax capsules from somewhere like Holland and Barrett or any good health store.
Very important for building muscle is protein. You should aim for around 1.5-2grams per kg of bodyweight (e.g. 70kg guy 140grams protein a day) This can come from eggs (be wary of having to many yolks), milk, lean meats like chicken/turkey/extra lean beef and fish. If you are a veggie or simple find eating all that too much of an effort you can get whey protein powder to supplement your diet. Average serving contains around 25grams of protein and this can be bought from places health food stores or online.
For more information about what to eat, and the actual exercise routines for six-pack abs, see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Questions.
It depends on how long they work for and what they are doing. Usually, they have rates and times on their personal sites.