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Originally Broadcasted
Date: Thursday 3rd June, 2021

Here are the 3 main takeaways:

1. Physical exercises not only improve our physical fitness but also our brain fitness and mental performance. Physical exercises have been associated with increased growth of, as well as improved connectivity among brain cells, leading to better memory, focus and learning.

2. Different types of exercises offer different mental benefits. Aerobic exercises can give an immediate mental boost in terms of focus and alertness, while sensory-motor exercises can improve motor efficiency and enhance attention stamina. Exercises with more complex movement patterns can improve sequencing and overall planning abilties.        

3. Using the 5+3=8 power formula (5 brain pillars + 3 proven methods = 8+ cognitive benefits), BrainFit incorporates specially-designed physical exercises that elevate mental performance such as improved processing speed, cognitive flexibility, sequencing and planning. You can see improvements in learning speed, handwriting and work accuracy, to name a few.     

    Featured Speaker

    Ms Cheryl Chia, Founder and Director, BrainFit®

    With more than 20 years’ experience in brain fitness training, Ms Cheryl Chia is an accomplished physiotherapist, who is also the founder of BrainFit, an entity that specialises in scientific brain fitness training. Cheryl holds a Master Degree in Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland, Australia. She was awarded a full scholarship from KK Hospital, Singapore and was also the overall coordinator for paediatric neurology physiotherapy there. She has lectured in Nanyang Polytechnic and is a much sought-after speaker, including at events organised by MediaCorp, the Child Guidance Clinic, schools and international brain-based learning conferences. She is a frequent invited guest on Parenting Made Easy Radio 93.8, where she shares her expertise on brain fitness to help parents raise smarter and more resilient children. Cheryl is also an author and a mother to two young girls.