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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Neuromuscular Coordination (Episode #1305)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Static Balance (Episode #1302)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Kinesthetic Awareness (Episode #1301)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Safe Driving Skills (Episode #1101)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Sep 14, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Sep 13, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Safe Driving Skills (Episode #1101)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Full Body Workout (Episode #1607H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 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.

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy (Episode #1606H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 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.

Be Happy (Episode #1610H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

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

Full Body Workout (Episode #1607H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 6, 2016 -- 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.

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy (Episode #1606H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 -- 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.

Neglected Areas of Body (Episode #1605H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 2, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

This episode begins slow and easy with great music to accompany exercises for posture using a towel and band, a large ball for balance, in addition to exercises for hips, carpal tunnel and the pelvic floor.

Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems (Episode #1604H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a large ball to stimulate the sensory and lymphatic systems, accompanied by jazzy, New Orleans style music. Gretchen's new cross and open pattern for a brain.

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