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Sit and Be Fit

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.sitandbefit.org
Next Airing: Mon, Feb 26th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV

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SIT AND BE FIT is a popular exercise series designed to make exercise fun, easy and safe for people of all ages. Programs focus on therapeutic exercises that make everyday activities easier to perform; including core strengthening, balance work, stretching and relaxation. Host, Mary Ann Wilson, RN designs programs with physical therapists, using creative choreography and a diverse selection of music. Her warmth and encouragement effectively reaches out to people of all fitness levels and ages. She is especially loved by older adult viewers, children, and those managing chronic conditions and physical limitations.

Episodes:

  • Imagining Resistance

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 26th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • A Treat for Your Feet

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

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 28th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems

    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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Neglected Areas of Body

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Mar 5th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy

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

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 7th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Full Body Workout

    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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 9th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Brain and Balance

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

    Next Airing: Mon, Mar 12th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:39
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Upbeat and Fun

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

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 14th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Be Happy

    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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 16th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:05
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Shoulder Range of Motion

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 23rd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:53
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • The Mambo

    Next Airing: Mon, Mar 26th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:16
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Reaction Time

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 28th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Efficient Breathing

    Next Airing: Fri, Mar 30th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:54
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercise Bands

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Balance and Weights

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 4th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Vestibular System

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 6th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:03
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Circulation

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 9th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:10
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Foot Massage

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 11th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:52
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Eye-Head Coordination

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 13th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:31
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Tai Chi

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 16th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Abdominal Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 18th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:06
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Improving Posture

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 20th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:40
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Engaging The Pelvic Floor

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Sensory Awareness

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 25th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:32
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Functional Fitness

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 27th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:42
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Balance Challenge

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 30th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Back Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, May 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:37
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Visualization Exercises

    Next Airing: Fri, May 4th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercising with Small and Large Balls

    Next Airing: Mon, May 7th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:36
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Back Health

    Mary Ann introduces new exercises to gently loosen the thoracic spine with subtle shoulder and back movements.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Brain Booster

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Breathing

    Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Circulation

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

    Length: 00:26:22
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Coordination and Reaction Time

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Core Strengthening

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Flabby Arms

    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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Flexibility and Range of Motion

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Functional and Fun Exercises for the Feet

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

    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Functional Fitness

    This episode includes exercises that promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease and without injury. Registered dietitian, Janell Buchkoski, challenges viewers with a weight management tip of the day.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Good Alignment

    By doing exercises with eyes closed, Mary Ann builds an awareness of how good spinal alignment feels. Mary Ann gives a tip of the day.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Hip Mobility

    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.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Lymphatic System

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Mobility and Balance

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Music and Novelty

    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.

    Length: 00:26:43
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • New Challenges

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Posture

    Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve our posture and special guest Jeff Brooks gives us a balance exercise for the day.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Practice Perfect Posture

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Shoulder and Back Strength

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • The Power of Small Movements

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019
  • Variety: The Spice of Life

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Yardsticks and Bands

    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.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Your Feet, Your Foundation

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

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/3/2014 to 3/1/2019

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