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Shoulder and Back Strength (#1506H) Duration: 26:45 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability (#1507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Circulation (#1508H) Duration: 26:23 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Core Strengthening (#1509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Hip Mobility (#1510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Music and Novelty (#1601H) Duration: 26:44 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Imagining Resistance (#1602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Treat for Your Feet (#1603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems (#1604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Neglected Areas of Body (#1605H) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy (#1606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 2, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Full Body Workout (#1607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 3, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Brain and Balance (#1608H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 4, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Upbeat and Fun (#1609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This energetic full body workout has a lot stomping and good hip movement for anyone confined to a wheelchair or chair.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Be Happy (#1610H) Duration: 27:06 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 6, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Heel to Toe Functional Fitness (#1701H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

In this workout Mary Ann focuses on core strengthening, balance, finger dexterity and improving range of motion. Dr. Emily shares the "short foot" exercise.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 9, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Body Alignment and Core Strengthening (#1702H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the details of proper body alignment and core strengthening throughout the workout. Dr. Emily shows how to use "short foot" in a sit-to-stand progression.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 10, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Wake Your Body with Exercise (#1703H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

In this lively functional workout Mary Ann uses a towel to improve range of motion. Gretchen leads a finger segment for the brain featuring college football hand signs and Dr. Emily shares a foot release homework assignment.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Exercise Interventions for Functional Fitness (#1704H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann incorporates exercises that can be practiced daily to promote functional fitness and independence. Dr. Emily shares a pelvic floor exercise to strengthen the core.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Pamper Your Feet (#1705H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

This episode is packed with variety and several guest appearances. Mary Ann and Dr. Emily share exercises to stimulate your feet and keep them healthy.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 13, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Lymphatic Health Special (#1706H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Physical Therapist, Diana Smith, explains the role of the lymphatic system in removing toxins from the body. Mary Ann devotes this episode to a variety of movements and exercises that stimulate healthy lymphatic flow including a self-massage relaxation segment.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 16, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Tai Chi with Tino (#1707H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Tai Chi exercises are good for balance training and fall prevention. Mary Ann introduces guest Tai Chi instructor, Tino, who leads viewers in a fun "Tai Chi By The Sea" segment.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Brain and Balance (#1708H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann shares exercises that improve postural strength and finger dexterity. Gretchen leads viewers through a fun segment that challenges the brain and balance systems with reaction time and patterning exercises. Dr. Emily shares a balance tip.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Tone and Stretch (#1709H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann uses a towel, large ball and weights to guide viewers through a full body workout to improve strength and range of motion. A variety of fun music is used throughout. Dr. Emily shares a balance tip. The episode ends with a gentle relaxation segment.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Balance Your Body (#1710H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Mary Ann leads viewers through a workout designed to balance out the body to improve functional fitness. Dr. Emily shares an exercise to strengthen balance and help reduce fall risk.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 20, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Muscle Isolations (#1801H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann focuses on building a strong core with muscle isolations that target the pelvic floor. She dedicates the circulation segment to her young fans. The workout progresses through movements that stretch and strengthen the entire body including exercises for the eyes. Dr. Emily closes the program with a relaxation tip to reduce anxiety and pain.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 23, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Grow Strong Effortlessly (#1802H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann begins this workout with gentle functional exercises using a ball to improve posture and strengthen the core. Slow methodical movements with weights are incorporated during the strengthening segment. Things speed up with a variety of exercises to improve circulation, range of motion, mobility and balance. Dr. Emily shares four simple tricks to improve balance.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 24, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Head to Toe - Tone, Stretch & Strengthen (#1803H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann uses a large ball to warm up the body and a small ball to exercise the fingers. A towel is used for stretching. Gretchen leads a circulation segment incorporating brain exercises and later in the program shares balance strengthening exercises. The episode ends with a visual relaxation segment.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 25, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Pulse, Press, Pull-Up (#1804H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Using small pulses, presses and isometric contractions to strengthen muscles in a gentle way, Mary Ann introduces a variety of new movements targeting different muscle groups and joints throughout the entire body. Gretchen leads a finger segment that challenges the brain. Standing exercises focus on improving gait, balance and mobility. Special attention is given to the pelvic girdle and pulling up on the muscles of the pelvic floor.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Warm Up, Circulate, Strengthen & Stretch (#1805H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

This episode begins with a warm up dedicated to a young Sit and Be Fit fan followed by a circulation and weight segment. Mary Ann introduces new exercises using a ball to improve dexterity and proper body mechanics. Dr. Emily shares 4 balance exercises and Gretchen leads a relaxation segment.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 27, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Functional Feel-Good Exercises (#1806H) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

iaphragmatic breathing takes center stage for the first 5 minutes of this episode followed by a lively circulation song that will wake up your feet. Mary Ann introduces towel exercises to strengthen postural muscles and improve range of motion. Dr. Emily shares an exercise to mobilize the ribcage to improve gait and mobility. Mary Ann's granddaughter, Maddie, leads a flamenco segment and Gretchen finishes with a brief relaxation. This workout will leave you feeling good!

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 30, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Breathing, Posture and Balance (#1807H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann begins this functional workout with an emphasis on breathing exercises. A towel is used to improve tactile stimulation, grip strength and wrist flexibility. Guest instructor, Toni, leads a weight segment to strengthen postural muscles and Gretchen leads a balance routine. Mary Ann finishes the workout with stretching and relaxation. Dr. Emily leaves viewers with a brain game exercise for balance.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 31, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
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