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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Pelvic Floor (Episode #1208)

KQED Life: Fri, May 31, 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, May 30, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Balance (Episode #1206)

KQED Life: Wed, May 29, 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, May 28, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Strength Coordination (Episode #1204)

KQED Life: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Sun, May 26, 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, May 25, 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, May 24, 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, May 23, 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, May 22, 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, May 21, 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: Mon, May 20, 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.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 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, May 18, 2013 -- 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, May 17, 2013 -- 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, May 16, 2013 -- 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, May 15, 2013 -- 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, May 14, 2013 -- 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, May 13, 2013 -- 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.

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

KQED Life: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health. Using a small ball she shares foot exercises and massage techniques to improve circulation, range of motion and strength in the foot.

Finger Dexterity (Episode #1319)

KQED Life: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises using a pencil, sit to stand exercises and vestibular work.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 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, May 9, 2013 -- 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, May 8, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

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

Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health. Using a small ball she shares foot exercises and massage techniques to improve circulation, range of motion and strength in the foot.

Finger Dexterity (Episode #1319)

KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises using a pencil, sit to stand exercises and vestibular work.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Sun, May 5, 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.

Variety, The Spice of Life (Episode #1318)

KQED Life: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles.

Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness (Episode #1317)

KQED Life: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise through the use of novelty music and imaginative choreography.

Myofacial Relief & Gait (Episode #1316)

KQED Life: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. Later in the program she focuses on exercises to improve gait.

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