Trends: A treadmill for the brain

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When it comes to work-outs, it's not just your abs that need attention. A new generation of health clubs are springing up that work the mind.

Vibrant Brains (, recently opened in San Francisco to offer group mind-exercise activities via a network of computer workstations, while in Florida, Sparks of Genius ( provides bespoke mental work-outs, assessing which areas clients need to work on – from processing speed and multi-tasking to memory.

If that feels a little far away (although it's only a matter of time before it arrives here), check out Vivity Labs' recently launched Fitbrains website (, which is filled with games that work your concentration, memory, spatial and cognitive skills.

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