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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Balance (Episode #1206)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

Maintain Independence (Episode #1217)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 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.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 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.

Don't Forget Your Fingers (Episode #1212)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Paying special attention to the finger joints is important in our quest to stay independent and keep our hands functioning well.

Stretching (Episode #1215)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 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.

Core Strengthening (Episode #1201)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

Vestibular System (Episode #1213)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann challenges your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and other functional movements set to jazz music.

Don't Forget Your Fingers (Episode #1212)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Paying special attention to the finger joints is important in our quest to stay independent and keep our hands functioning well.

We've Gone Country (Episode #1211)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Country music sets the tone and pace for this fun full body workout.

Balance (Episode #1206)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

Facial Exercises (Episode #1210)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges.

Posture and Breathing (Episode #1209)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Posture is essential to any good workout. In this program Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising.

Pelvic Floor (Episode #1208)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Muscles of pelvic floor are often ignored but this workout shows some easy movements to keep those important muscles strong.

March Your Way to Fitness (Episode #1207)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann marches her way to fitness with fun routines and patriotic music.

Balance (Episode #1206)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

Healthy Aging (Episode #1202)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging.

Episode #1001

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Strength Coordination (Episode #1204)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination.

Exercise Is Fun (Episode #1203)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann focuses on fun and functional exercises set to some of her favorite music.

Healthy Aging (Episode #1202)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging.

Core Strengthening (Episode #1201)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 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, Oct 6, 2012 -- 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, Oct 5, 2012 -- 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, Oct 4, 2012 -- 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, Oct 3, 2012 -- 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, Oct 2, 2012 -- 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, Oct 1, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

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

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