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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Strengthen Your Brain (Episode #1109)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 31, 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.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 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.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

KQED Life: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 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.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 28, 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: Thu, Dec 27, 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: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 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: Tue, Dec 25, 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.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 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: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 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: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 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: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

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

Maintain Independence (Episode #1217)

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 16, 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.

Fundamental Moves: (Episode #1220)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann mixes the good old standards with new moves for a fun and effective full body workout.

Feel Your Best (Episode #1219)

KQED Life: Thu, Dec 13, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Feeling good is important in life, certain movements help you feel your best. Mary Ann shares exercises that will leave you feeling great.

Resistance Exercises (Episode #1218)

KQED Life: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 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: Tue, Dec 11, 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.

Relaxation (Episode #1216)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann explores the healing touch of massage, demonstrating some effective ways to release tension and use movement to relax.

Don't Forget Your Fingers (Episode #1212)

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 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: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

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

Stretching (Episode #1215)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 7, 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.

Posture and Breathing (Episode #1209)

KQED Life: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

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

Vestibular System (Episode #1213)

KQED Life: Wed, Dec 5, 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, Dec 4, 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, Dec 3, 2012 -- 7:30 AM

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

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