Sit and Be Fit
Celebrating 28 years on public television, this popular healthy aging series features exercises that improve viewer's mental, physical and emotional health, helping them feel and function better. With an emphasis on functional fitness including strength, flexibility and balance exercises, program host Mary Ann Wilson, RN, shares her gentle approach to fitness, guiding viewers through safe workouts set to fun music. Each program is carefully researched and developed with the assistance of physical therapists, medical doctors and exercise specialists.
Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts
Relaxation (Episode #1216)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 5, 2015 -- 7:30 AM
Mary Ann explores the healing touch of massage, demonstrating some effective ways to release tension and use movement to relax.
Stretching (Episode #1215)
KQED Life: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 7:30 AM
Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. This episode includes some great stretching exercises to improve flexibility.
Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability (Episode #1507)
KQED Life: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 -- 7:30 AM
This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.
Resistance Exercises (Episode #1218)
KQED Life: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 7:30 AM
Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper technique to avoid injury and get the most out of the movements.
Maintain Independence (Episode #1217)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 -- 7:30 AM
This episode is full of functional movements to help improve performance of the activities of daily life and help you maintain independence as you age.