Ep. 333 – Get in the Pool: Brain Benefits of Swimming

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Today is Episode 333 of the Train Your Brain Podcast! Welcome to our show! Today Dr. Trayford gives us the braining training tip to get in the pool! The benefits of swimming are universally accepted. Swimming is more beneficial than most other types of exercise. It is easy on the joints and is great for cardio and muscle tone, but did you know that swimming can help make you smarter, too? Being in water changes your brain’s blood flow. Isn’t that fascinating? It makes sense that weightlessness would ease the brain! Thanks for listening and go get in a pool today.

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Ep. 330 – Brain Training FAQ Part 2

Welcome to the Train Your Brain Podcast! It’s Monday and that means that we’re bringing you an extended podcast today. On Episode 330 Dr. Trayford your host and brain training coach and producer Jason Pyles continue their discussion of the most frequently asked questions about a brain training program. Many people ask if brain training therapy is covered by insurance. They want to know what the cost is and what to expect during the program. Also those who are considering a brain training therapy want to know how to best prepare for this kind of a mental boot camp. Listen in today for an informative show with a lot of answers

The tip for today is to combine figure 8s with your arm and leg. This will really activate your brain!

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Ep. 327 – Exercise: Get a Trainer

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Welcome to Episode 327 of the Train Your Brain Podcast! Today Dr. Trayford has a brain training tip for us and we’re back on the topic of exercise. Get a trainer! Getting a trainer helps us put things in perspective and keeps us on track and motivated to continue. You’ll automatically have someone who understands your wants and needs and who can help you achieve them. Thanks for listening!

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Ep. 318 – Make a List of Hikes — and Do Them!

Today is Episode 318 of the Train Your Brain Podcast. Welcome to our show! Dr. Trayford has a brain training tip to share with us today. He’s encouraging us to go on a hike! Get out into nature. You get the best of both worlds: exercise and being present in nature. Both of these are proven to help with stress. And, as for goal setting, you’ll see new confidence as well. Research some beautiful hikes in your area and make a list of hikes you’d like to do. Set a goal to finish your list by a certain date and stick to it! Thanks for listening!

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Ep. 314 – Figure 8’s With Your Leg

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Welcome to Episode 314 of the Train Your Brain Podcast. Dr. Trayford’s brain training tip for the day is to make figure 8’s with your leg. Doing figure 8’s with your legs helps the brain work with complex motor skills with the lower part of the body. These types of things can really help you stay sharp. Thanks for listening!

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If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading

Ep. 311 – The Thinking Flamingo

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Today is Episode 311 of the Train Your Brain Podcast. Welcome to the show! Dr. Trayford’s brain training tip for the day is to practice an exercise called The Thinking Flamingo where you try balancing on one leg at a time with the other foot tucked up behind you and do a cognitive task at the same time. This can help balance and brain function. Sounds pretty zen, right, expect you’re multi-tasking, so win-win! Give it a try today. Thanks for listening!

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If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading

Ep. 303 – Streeeetch

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Welcome to the Train Your Brain Podcast episode 303. Today Dr. Trayford shares a brain training tip to enhance any other exercise-related brain training tip we’ve had yet! Before you can exercise, you need to stretch and before you stretch, you need to warm up! Dr. Trayford wants to share this tip so that we can all have a positive experience with exercise and not get injured. Yoga is a great stretching-based exercise that will help you be fit and flexible, both mind and body. Thanks for listening!

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If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading

Ep. 300 – Bowl a Perfect Score

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Welcome to the Train Your Brain Podcast episode 300. Today Dr. Trayford shares a brain training tip that is super fun! Who doesn’t love bowling? Bowling is one of America’s favorite past times, besides watching baseball and eating pie. Bowling is good for the brain! It’s one of the ultimate hand-eye-balance-coordination activities out there. This is a seriously great game for the mind. Thanks for listening!

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If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading

Ep. 294 – Make a “Fit Plan”

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Welcome to the Train Your Brain Podcast! Your host Dr. Trayford shares tip number 294 with us today and it is to make a “fit plan.” The Department of Health and Human Services says to get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week. This will do so much good for our body and brain health. Make a plan to fit in 22 minutes a day of moderate exercise so that it doesn’t not happen. Make the time, don’t find the time. Thanks for listening!

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For your own free copy of Dr. Trayford’s E-book visit Apex Brain Centers.com.

If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading

Ep. 292 – Figure 8’s With Your Arm

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Welcome to the Train Your Brain Podcast! Today your host Dr. Trayford brings you tip number 292. The tip is to do figure 8’s with your arms. This helps complex motor skills. This can be a biomarker of Dementia. Those with Dementia have a hard time doing this. Doing this combined with some other things can help improve cognitive function. Thanks for listening!

To sign up for Dr. Trayford’s 6-Week Memory Improvement Seminar, copy and paste this link into your browser: memory.apexbraincenters.com/6weeks-registration

For your own free copy of Dr. Trayford’s E-book visit Apex Brain Centers.com.

If you have any concerns regarding the information and applications discussed in this podcast, please consult your physician and a doctor who is experienced in functional neurology. Michael Trayford DC, DACNB is available for consultation by calling (828) 708-5274. Continue reading