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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening.

Back and Abdominal Strengthening (Episode #1312)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine and help avoid injury.

Lighthearted Exercises (Episode #1311)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Better Balance (Episode #1309)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting.

A Healthy Back (Episode #1308)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching.

Strengthening Muscles & Joints (Episode #1307)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass.

Release Tension Through Exercise (Episode #1306)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

Neuromuscular Coordination (Episode #1305)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 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.

Fundamental Moves: (Episode #1220)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 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: Sat, Apr 13, 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.

Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility (Episode #1303)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Static Balance (Episode #1302)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Kinesthetic Awareness (Episode #1301)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 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, Apr 9, 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, Apr 8, 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, Apr 7, 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, Apr 6, 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, Apr 5, 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, Apr 4, 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, Apr 3, 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, Apr 2, 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, Apr 1, 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.

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