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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Neglected Areas of Body (Episode #1605H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode begins slow and easy with great music to accompany exercises for posture using a towel and band, a large ball for balance, in addition to exercises for hips, carpal tunnel and the pelvic floor.

Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems (Episode #1604H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a large ball to stimulate the sensory and lymphatic systems, accompanied by jazzy, New Orleans style music. Gretchen's new cross and open pattern for a brain.

A Treat for Your Feet (Episode #1603H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band.

Imagining Resistance (Episode #1602H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

Music and Novelty (Episode #1601H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann's love of combining novelty music and exercise is obvious by the way she matches her movements to this engaging staccato melody. Gretchen introduces a seated brain.

Hip Mobility (Episode #1510)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Maintaining flexibility in the hips is an important strategy to ensure healthy aging. Mary Ann spends time during this workout focusing on this area of functional fitness.

Core Strengthening (Episode #1509)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann shares exercises that help build core strength which plays an important role in balance and back strength.

Circulation (Episode #1508)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This upbeat episode focuses on movements designed to get the blood flowing through the body.

Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability (Episode #1507)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

Shoulder and Back Strength (Episode #1506)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann guides viewers through a lively workout sharing exercises that help strengthen the shoulders and back.

Yardsticks and Bands (Episode #1505)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Opening this program is a unique warm-up routine using a yardstick. Later in the show, Mary Ann focuses on upper and lower body strengthening using bands.

Functional and Fun Exercises for the Feet (Episode #1504)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This workout begins with a fun segment dedicated to keeping your feet happy and healthy.

Variety: The Spice of Life (Episode #1503)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises and exercise accessories to help you feel and function better.

Practice Perfect Posture (Episode #1502)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode puts an emphasis on postural alignment and using proper form to get the most out of each exercise.

Brain Booster (Episode #1501)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This program focuses on exercises that activate the brain and includes excellent movement patterns for balance and gait.

Flexibility and Range of Motion (Episode #1420)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.

The Power of Small Movements (Episode #1419)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements.

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.

Your Feet, Your Foundation (Episode #1417)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

It's important to let your feet feel the floor. Exercising barefoot, Mary Ann emphasizes somatosensory awareness in the feet throughout the workout.

Mobility and Balance (Episode #1416)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking.

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system.

Coordination and Reaction Time (Episode #1414)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on being aware of your body's movements and how it contributes to coordination and reaction time

New Challenges (Episode #1413)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a new abdominal exercise called the Ski Jump, and Gretchen gives you a new balance challenge.

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