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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Static Balance (Episode #1302)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Kinesthetic Awareness (Episode #1301)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Fundamental Moves: (Episode #1220)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 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.

Stretching (Episode #1215)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 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.

Breathing (Episode #1214)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

By toning and stretching muscles around the ribcage and practicing good breathing technique viewers learn how to get the most out of each breath.

Resistance Exercises (Episode #1218)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Stretching (Episode #1215)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 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.

Breathing (Episode #1214)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

By toning and stretching muscles around the ribcage and practicing good breathing technique viewers learn how to get the most out of each breath.

Facial Exercises (Episode #1210)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 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.

Vestibular System (Episode #1213)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Facial Exercises (Episode #1210)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Reaction Time (Episode #1205)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

Pelvic Floor (Episode #1208)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Balance (Episode #1206)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Reaction Time (Episode #1205)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

Strength Coordination (Episode #1204)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 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: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 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.

Exercise Is Fun (Episode #1203)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Healthy Aging (Episode #1202)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Core Strengthening (Episode #1201)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

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