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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 24, 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.

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This upbeat program combines exercises for driving, coordination, balance and brain function set to a variety of lively music.

Kinesthetic Awareness (Episode #1301)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This Sit and Be Fit episode focuses on the importance of kinesthetic awareness and weight shifting as they relate to balance.

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann integrates small and large balls into this workout encouraging viewers to develop their balance and coordination skills.

Strengthen Your Brain (Episode #1109)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

A towel is used to assist with breathing exercises while new balance and eye exercises are introduced to challege the vestibular system.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 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.

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This upbeat program combines exercises for driving, coordination, balance and brain function set to a variety of lively music.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations.

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills.

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann incorporates body patting and other exercises that help strengthen balance and stimulate the body and mind.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This workout combines a variety of exercises that will encourage perceptual motor fitness for the purpose of strengthening communication between body and brain.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Integrating exercises from Neuronet exercise specialist, Sandra Dearman, Mary Ann shares exercises that strengthen pathways between different processing areas of the brain.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations.

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills.

Brain and Balance (Episode #1608H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.

Full Body Workout (Episode #1607H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

Safe Driving Skills (Episode #1101)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a number of exercises to sharpen driving skills by working the brain, eyes and hand/eye coordination.

Be Happy (Episode #1610H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell.

Upbeat and Fun (Episode #1609H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This energetic full body workout has a lot stomping and good hip movement for anyone confined to a wheelchair or chair.

Brain and Balance (Episode #1608H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.

Full Body Workout (Episode #1607H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

A Treat for Your Feet (Episode #1603H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band.

Imagining Resistance (Episode #1602H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy (Episode #1606H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy.

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