Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Myofacial Relief & Gait (Episode #1316)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. Later in the program she focuses on exercises to improve gait.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening.

Back and Abdominal Strengthening (Episode #1312)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine and help avoid injury.

Lighthearted Exercises (Episode #1311)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Better Balance (Episode #1309)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting.

A Healthy Back (Episode #1308)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching.

Strengthening Muscles & Joints (Episode #1307)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass.

Static Balance (Episode #1302)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance.

Release Tension Through Exercise (Episode #1306)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

Neuromuscular Coordination (Episode #1305)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination.

Strong Back Strong Core (Episode #1304)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles and their role in maintaining back health.

Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility (Episode #1303)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Pelvic and ribcage mobility exercises take center stage in this fun full-body workout.

Static Balance (Episode #1302)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated.

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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