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Sit and Be Fit

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.sitandbefit.org
Next Airing: Fri, Dec 14th, 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:

  • Pamper Your Feet

    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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 14th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Lymphatic Health Special

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 17th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Tai Chi with Tino

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 19th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Brain and Balance

    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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 21st, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Tone and Stretch

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 24th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Balance Your Body

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 26th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Shoulder Range of Motion

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 28th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:53
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • The Mambo

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 31st, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:16
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Reaction Time

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 2nd, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Efficient Breathing

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 4th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:54
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Exercise Bands

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 7th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Balance and Weights

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Vestibular System

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 11th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:02
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Circulation

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 14th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:10
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Foot Massage

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 16th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:52
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Eye-Head Coordination

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 18th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:31
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Tai Chi

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 21st, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:50
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Abdominal Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 23rd, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:05
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Improving Posture

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 25th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:39
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Engaging The Pelvic Floor

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 28th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Sensory Awareness

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 30th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:32
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Functional Fitness

    Next Airing: Fri, Feb 1st, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:42
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Balance Challenge

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 4th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Back Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 6th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:36
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Visualization Exercises

    Next Airing: Fri, Feb 8th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:43
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • Exercising with Small and Large Balls

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 11th, 2019 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:35
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:05
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • Body Alignment and Core Strengthening

    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.

    Length: 00:27:30
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • Brain and Balance

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

    Length: 00:26:39
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • 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 1/30/2024
  • 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 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • Exercise Interventions for Functional Fitness

    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.

    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • Heel to Toe Functional Fitness

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

    Length: 00:27:30
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024
  • 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 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • 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 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • 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 1/30/2024
  • 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.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • Upbeat and Fun

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

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 1/30/2024
  • Wake Your Body with Exercise

    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.

    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 11/26/2018 to 1/30/2024

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